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River & Trail Outfitters

604 Valley Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1332
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1st time White Water Rafting

We went zip lining, picnic lunch, and white water rafting with our company, for an Employee... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Buddy4us
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Lorton, Virginia
Grove City fratboys and Ethan

We had Kent as our guide. He was above adequate. He told funny jokes, showed us a neat waterfall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jfyfe6718
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Clarksville, Maryland
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River and Trail Outfitters of Knoxville, Maryland has been family owned and operated since 1972. River and Trail offers guided and unguided white water and mellow water rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing trips as well as biking hiking, climbing and cross-country skiing in the historic and scenic Harpers Ferry, WV area. We also sell new and used canoes, kayaks and paddling accessories located in our shop. Check out our website for details on our various trips, ranging from our Paddle N Wine Tour to our Team Building
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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604 Valley Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1332
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We went zip lining, picnic lunch, and white water rafting with our company, for an Employee Appreciation Day. It was so much fun. I was happy to have Maury be our guide, as he was definitely the most experienced! Two of us were very apprehensive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had Kent as our guide. He was above adequate. He told funny jokes, showed us a neat waterfall, and he looks really good

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had lots of fun rafting! You have to get Dingo as your guide I didn’t fall in this time but three people sure did. “Keep paddling.” Had a great time!!!!!!

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Had a great time with my organization! Spidey was a great guide! He was pleasant and very personable. Our group really enjoyed this adventure!

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Had a great time white water rafting with River and Trail Outfitters this weekend on the Shenandoah and the Potomac rivers! Our rafts guide, Will, did a fantastic job, was friendly, and knowledgeable. Our group enjoyed ourselves and it was a safe, fun, and successful...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

For my 7th anniversary I wanted to go kayaking on the first 80 degree day of the year. I am 51, mobility impaired, and quite hefty. This would be my first time in a kayak alone. The other experience was in a tandem kayak with...More

1  Thank rrupp1966
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We traveled to West Virginia on Easter Break as a family of four: we have two kids, ages 12 and 10 who are on the smaller side. This was to be our second time white water rafting (but in truth, the first time, there was...More

Thank Rachel W
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had a great kayak trip today with Maury as our guide. It was a bit cold but the people at River & Trail made sure we were warm and safe. Maury even gave us some gloves to wear when the wind starting kicking up...More

Thank meredith586
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We had a wonderful experience with River and Trail, floating down the Potomac in a canoe, enjoying the beautiful landscape, and fully satisfied with the excellent service that John and his wife Tasha provided us. My wife, 7 y/o daughter and I had a great...More

Thank TCK73
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

A 6 mile trip down the Shenendoah, lead by our guides. Maury was funny and made wrangling the guests look easy, Jen filled us in on (delicious) Paw Paw fruits. The chicken dinner afterwards was crunchy and hit the spot. I'd definitely seek them out...More

Thank Chris S
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Akifaadil
8 May 2017|
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Response from jgonano | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Typically yes. However it is dependant on their weight (min 50 lbs) and water levels. Feel free to call us for more information. 301.834.9950
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JulieA639
2 July 2016|
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Response from RiverTrailManager | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Glad you are interested in coming, we look forward to seeing you! A head mount would be ideal, and a wrist strap would also be encouraged. Some of our helmets are equipped with GoPro mounts. Give us a call at... More
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Carol F
29 July 2015|
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Response from zackcor | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is very calm waters. This 66 year old may need a little help getting in and out of the tube but other than that, very relaxing and enjoyably
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