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Address: 13840 Healdsburg Ave, Healdsburg, CA 95448-9506
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Welcome to River's Edge!

We Proudly Hold the Most 5 Star Reviews on the...

Welcome to River's Edge!

We Proudly Hold the Most 5 Star Reviews on the Russian River.

We operate exclusively on the Upper Russian River, which is recognized for the dynamic terrain, water clarity, unspoiled wilderness, consistent flow and abundant wildlife. Our friendly and accomplished staff is waiting to roll out the red carpet - offering guest services and an attention to detail that is unmatched.

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Fun and easy Kayak trip

We went for a 3 hour kayak trip. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The place is easy to get to and there is plenty of parking. Great experience.

Reviewed 2 days ago

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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went for a 3 hour kayak trip. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The place is easy to get to and there is plenty of parking. Great experience.

Thank 181kristak
Oakland, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend renting kayaks or cables through River's Edge. Lollie is great and the river divine, I went solo yesterday with my pooch and it was the perfect getaway from the hustle and bustle of life. Enjoy!!

Thank nachoann
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Rivers edge crew was phenomenal! very welcoming, ahead of schedule, and offered ice cream of your choice after the trip. ONLY DOWNSIDE was that the river water was VERY low and majority of the trip was spent outside the kayak and on a hike pulling it through the whole course. It was enjoyable to say the least. Would go back...if... More 

Thank Nikki K
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We have taken other float trips on the lower Russian river, our friends in Healdsburg suggested Rivers Edge. From the start booking on-line to launching and returning to our cars we had exceptional customer service. The water was clear and flowing smoothly for Sept. The staff was super chill and friendly. We traveled from Santa Rosa up the 101 short... More 

Thank Steve T
Miraflor, Nicaragua
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am a local and wanted to bring my friend on the full day trip.Lolly, the owner, said that they were fully booked for the day we wanted to go, but took extra time and effort to open a space for us to do the full day Alex trip. Both she and the staff were absolutely awesome, and we had... More 

Thank SontuleSue
Napa, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have been kayaking on the Russian River several times before but with different outfitters. This by far, was the best!!! All of my future trips will be with River's Edge. Staff was terrific, friendly and organized. Best thing was that they spread out the departures on the river so it never got crazy too many boats or people. They... More 

Thank napagirl1952
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We saw so much wildlife canoeing with River's Edge, from turtles to white egrets, deer, and fish. This portion of the river was beautiful and there were a few fun spots to learn to navigate the canoe and how to best paddle, which was an adventure! The staff was also very nice. Another perfect, low key, serene, quiet day in... More 

Thank millazilla
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We reserved the "Rio" half day trip on a Saturday in August. Everyone at River's Edge, from checking-in to wrapping up at the end of the day were very helpful and friendly! Would DEFINITELY recommend! Canoes are more stable than kayaks. Both are fun, but if you're not a great swimmer, choose a canoe because it's harder to tip over.... More 

Thank SKS386
Windsor, California
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67 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

River's Edge company did a good job -- driving the customers about 16 miles north of town, providing good equipment, a thorough briefing before getting on the river. This trip is not for young children and only experienced, "self-rescuing" paddlers should attempt it. There are several rapids areas and chutes where even the experienced quickly flipped, so it can be... More 

Thank MoreBounceInCA
San Jose, United States
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have little experience in canoeing. I've canoed on about three streams in the Ozarks of Missiouri which were also Level I and II. My wife had never been in a canoe. We choose the shorter trip, the 5 mile trip that last from 2-3 hours. We wore our life vests even though the water was tame and shallow. Its... More 

Thank Robert M

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