Canoe and Kayak Rentals

  • Canoe Rentals
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Raft Rentals
  • We are open 7 days a week from 10 am to 4 pm
  • Weekday discounts!
  • Arrive 45 minutes ahead of your departure time on weekends and 30 minutes on weekdays
  • Walkups welcome, but reservations are recommended.

Make a Reservation

Book your adventure on the Little Miami River online - make online reservations here  or call 937-903-6468 canoe and kayak  

Our Location

Canoe and Kayak rental reservationRivers Edge Outfitters is located on 45 acres of beautiful riverfront property along one of the least crowded and most secluded sections of the Federal and State Designated Scenic Little Miami River. Rivers Edge Outfitters is conveniently located just 30 minutes from Dayton, 45 minutes from Cincinnati and a quick one hour drive from Columbus. We are between Bellbrook and Waynesville on U.S. Route 42. WARNING Our address does not work well in many GPS units, please refer to directions page for details. Whatever your pace, we have the ideal canoe or kayak rental trip for you. We also offer two sizes of rafts that are a great way to experience the river. We are proud to offer the best rental equipment available. While some of our competitors are still renting old aluminum canoes, we rent only the best canoes including Old Town Discovery's, Wenonah, and our newest addition Paluski; that has a comfortable third seat built in for your third adult or one or two small children.

About the Weather

Please note that our hours are weather dependent, particularly in the spring or fall. Even during great weather conditions our hours can be affected by the river level. We recommend you watch our video about river levels to learn more.   

Improvements at REO

We have made a lot of improvements here at RiversEdge Outfitters.  All of them with one thing in mind - to make sure you have more fun than ever when you come to REO to canoe, kayak or raft.  Let's let Nick tell you all about the improvements in this video.

Kayaking is a Lot of Fun

We believe that we offer the finest kayak rental fleet in the Midwest with kayaks to accommodate most any person, from a 50-lb child to a 300-lb adult. We offer many different models from Perception, Wilderness Systems, Jackson and Necky. Our models include both sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks, and both single person and two person (tandem) kayaks. Most are brand new each year, as we continually sell our kayaks at the end of the season to maintain this level of quality that you cannot find at other rentals. Never been kayaking? In this video, Rhett takes you on a guided tour of kayaking on the Little Miami River (with lots of video of people having fun kayaking!) Our facilities are the nicest on the river and include a spacious deck, lounging and refreshment area. We also have restrooms and changing areas available for your convenience. This being our 32nd season, owners Rhett and Brandy Rohrer are committed to providing you with the best equipment, facilities and service on the Little Miami River. We are confident that this combination adds up to the best value available.

Book Your Trip Online Right Now

You can also get info or make a reservation without prepayment by calling 937-903-6468 or visiting the contact page. Whether you want a quick trip to get a taste of canoeing or kayaking the Little Miami, or a full-day wilderness adventure, we have the trip for you. See our Rental Rates and Reservations page for details and to book your trip online.

Groups

We have special rates for groups. Discounts on canoe rental rates begin with five canoes. If your group has at least 25 people, you'll love our Float & Feast package.       clock2016

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RiversEdge Outfitters added 4 new photos.

Open today for canoes, kayaks and rafts. Blue Jackets trip only. Hope to see you on the river!
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Open today for canoes, kayaks and rafts. Blue Jackets trip only.   Hope to see you on the river!

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Open today for kayaks and rafts only, the river level is great for kayaks and rafts, but a bit swift for canoes. Should be good for all boats tomorrow.
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Open today for canoes, kayaks, and rafts. Trips departing every hour on the hour 10 - 4. Good to arrive 45 minutes prior to your trip departure time. It is a Spring like level, great for kayaks and rafts, more challenging for canoes. Good to have prior padding experience for the canoes. ... See MoreSee Less

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RiversEdge Outfitters added 2 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Open today for kayaks and rafts, river still a bit swift for canoes, so no canoes today. Will be great level for tomorrow and Sunday. See you on the river!
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Open today for kayaks and rafts, river still a bit swift for canoes, so no canoes today.  Will be great level for tomorrow and Sunday.  See you on the river!

Closed one more day. Should be good for tomorrow and the weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

I am sorry to post that we are closed today, Wednesday June 14 due to slightly elevated river levels. Should be OK tomorrow, but check before coming out. ... See MoreSee Less

Kayaking every year at RiversEdge Outfitters.
RiversEdge Outfitters is a favorite destination for groups all over the place to go canoeing, kayaking and rafting. Here's why one group keeps coming back year after year.
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Kayaking every year at RiversEdge Outfitters.

A great week for enjoying the beauty of the Little Miami. Trips departing every hour 10:00am to 4:00 pm. Some of our great customers from the weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

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They're back for more fun!
We love the fact that we have customers visit us year after year to go canoeing and kayaking - including these two friends who are back again for another trip down the Little Miami River.
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They're back for more fun!

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Trips today and tomorrow every hour on the hour 10am to 4pm. Good to arrive 45 minutes prior to trip departure time. Fantastic weather and river conditions. See YOU on the river!
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2017 RiversEdge Crew
We feel like we have the best crew of any canoe and kayak rental livery in the area.
We're proud of them, and we'd like you to meet our 2017 crew. They're the best!
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2017 RiversEdge Crew

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Trips every day 10:00am to 4:00pm 7 days a week. Pictures of our recent great customers! See YOU on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

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It's gonna be a great day at RiversEdge for canoe, kayak and raft trips! Pictures of folks leaving on the 10:00 am trip. ... See MoreSee Less

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RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Trips today, Saturday and Sunday every hour 10 - 4. Near perfect river level for this weekend! See you on the river!
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New On FaceBook

RiversEdge Outfitters added 4 new photos.

Open today for canoes, kayaks and rafts. Blue Jackets trip only. Hope to see you on the river!
... See MoreSee Less

Open today for canoes, kayaks and rafts. Blue Jackets trip only.   Hope to see you on the river!

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Open today for kayaks and rafts only, the river level is great for kayaks and rafts, but a bit swift for canoes. Should be good for all boats tomorrow.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Open today for canoes, kayaks, and rafts. Trips departing every hour on the hour 10 - 4. Good to arrive 45 minutes prior to your trip departure time. It is a Spring like level, great for kayaks and rafts, more challenging for canoes. Good to have prior padding experience for the canoes. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

RiversEdge Outfitters added 2 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Open today for kayaks and rafts, river still a bit swift for canoes, so no canoes today. Will be great level for tomorrow and Sunday. See you on the river!
... See MoreSee Less

Open today for kayaks and rafts, river still a bit swift for canoes, so no canoes today.  Will be great level for tomorrow and Sunday.  See you on the river!

Closed one more day. Should be good for tomorrow and the weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

I am sorry to post that we are closed today, Wednesday June 14 due to slightly elevated river levels. Should be OK tomorrow, but check before coming out. ... See MoreSee Less

Kayaking every year at RiversEdge Outfitters.
RiversEdge Outfitters is a favorite destination for groups all over the place to go canoeing, kayaking and rafting. Here's why one group keeps coming back year after year.
... See MoreSee Less

Kayaking every year at RiversEdge Outfitters.

A great week for enjoying the beauty of the Little Miami. Trips departing every hour 10:00am to 4:00 pm. Some of our great customers from the weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

They're back for more fun!
We love the fact that we have customers visit us year after year to go canoeing and kayaking - including these two friends who are back again for another trip down the Little Miami River.
... See MoreSee Less

They're back for more fun!

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Trips today and tomorrow every hour on the hour 10am to 4pm. Good to arrive 45 minutes prior to trip departure time. Fantastic weather and river conditions. See YOU on the river!
... See MoreSee Less

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River levels on the Little Miami
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