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Twin River Outfitters

Buchanan, VA, USA
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About Twin River Outfitters
TWIN RIVER OUTFITTERS is a paddle sports business that rents canoes, kayaks, rafts, and river tubes. We are located just 25 minutes from downtown Roanoke VA. We run Upper James river in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. TRO offers its customers fun and safe river trips that range from lazy river to whitewater paddling experiences with true mountain views. We offer a variety of single day and multi-day river based camping trips. We are the oldest and most experienced outfitter operating on the Upper James River and have been safely running paddle trips since 1978. We maintain the largest kayak and canoe rental fleets in this part of the state with lots of types of canoe and kayak models to choose from.
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Mary D wrote a review Oct 2021
Salem, West Virginia61 contributions10 helpful votes
If you are looking to get away on a peaceful river - This is the location. We have rented from Twin River Outfitters several times and have been very pleased. Easy check in, pick up, drop off, great equipment, safety video and even tips for the kayak trip. We take day trips on the James River and see eagles, herons, turtles, otters, and more. A waterfall is found along the way from Buckanan to Arcadia. Trip includes some white water depending upon river level. Another great day using their equipment.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Christina L wrote a review Sep 2021
Woodbridge, Virginia11 contributions
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The best 3 day, 2 night glamping trip! This was our first time ever kayak camping. Since we are still new to kayaking, we decided to get the glamping tents so we didn’t have to worry about carrying cooking supplies or a tent with us. It was the best experience my boyfriend and I ever had together. Twin river outfitters drove us to both our glamping sites on the way to our drop off location. We were able to leave our camping gear at our first site which made it easier on us not to have it strapped to our sit on top kayaks. They supplied us with dry bags and a dry box for our keys and cameras. They also dropped off our water jugs and cooking supplies at each site to have it waiting for us at both when we got there. The glamping sites were very nice and comfortable. It made our first experience flawless. We paddled a total of 37 miles in 3 days. So much wildlife (even a pair of river otters). We even found a little waterfall hidden back off the side of the river on day 3. We didn’t want the trip to end and can’t wait to come back next year for the 5 day, 4 night trip.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Loren A wrote a review Sep 2021
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Great company. Great experience. Once again this year I rented a kayak for a James River outing and the Twin River Team was reasonably priced, dropped/picked up my kayak and were always helpful at every point of contact.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Curiosity53454 wrote a review Sep 2021
Asheville, North Carolina3 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a great time kayaking down the river. Though we were asked to wear masks for the shuttle ride to the drop-off point, our driver was unmasked and unvaccinated. I was shocked! COVID is rampant in our area and our hospital is overflowing. Please consider the health of your guests! This is a life or death moment in our country.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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misty m wrote a review Sep 2021
Troutville, Virginia5 contributions
We like the flexibility of the rent & go kayaks. Gives us family time together. pickup easy in & out with prepaid online & enjoy the day wherever we want to float & drop off in the evening. Relaxing day.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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