Canoe and Kayak Rentals

  • Canoe Rentals
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Raft Rentals
  • We are open 7 days a week, with trips departing every hour on the hour 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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Great river level today, Saturday July 21st. Trips every hour 10 - 4. See you on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

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RiversEdge Outfitters added 3 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

We are open with trips every hour 10 - 4. Rain did not affect the river much, it is at a great level for canoe, kayak and raft trips. Should also be great for the weekend!
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We are open with trips every hour 10 - 4.  Rain did not affect the river much,  it is at a great level for canoe,  kayak and raft trips. Should also be great for the weekend!

RiversEdge Outfitters added 3 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

What a perfect weather and river level for a trip on the river! Trips every hour 10 - 4. See you on the river!
... See MoreSee Less

What a perfect weather and river level for a trip on the river!  Trips every hour 10 - 4.  See you on the river!

Great river level and great weather. Come experience the beauty of the Little Miami this week! Trips every hour on the hour 10 - 4. ... See MoreSee Less

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OPEN TODAY FOR CANOE, KAYAK AND RAFT TRIPS. We are at a great spring like level. Some prior padding experience is recommended for those in a canoe. Trips departing every hour 10 - 4. Please arrive by 45 minutes prior to your trip departure time. HOPE TO SEE YOU ON THE RIVER! ... See MoreSee Less

OPEN TODAY FOR CANOE, KAYAK AND RAFT TRIPS. We are at a great spring like level. Some prior padding experience is recommended for those in a canoe. Trips departing every hour 10 - 4.  Please arrive by 45 minutes prior to your trip departure time. HOPE TO SEE YOU ON THE RIVER!

Closed today Saturday, July 15th. We did not get the needed drop in river level overnight. We are confident that it will drop during the next 24 hours and be good for tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

Bad news; we are going to remain closed today Friday, July 14th. GOOD NEWS; we will be open and running for Saturday the 15th, and Sunday the 16th. Thanks for your patience! ... See MoreSee Less

Bad news; we are going to remain closed today Friday,  July 14th.    GOOD NEWS; we will be open and running for Saturday the 15th,  and Sunday the 16th. Thanks for your patience!

Closed on more day. Mostly due to the rain, river currently dropping to a good level. We are hopeful for great river conditions for the weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

Today, Wednesday July 12th, we are closed one more day due to elevated river levels. ... See MoreSee Less

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Great river level for canoe, kayak and raft trips leaving every hour on the hour 10 - 4. 7 days a week. See you on the river!
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RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

We will be able to open tomorrow Sunday, July 9th! Will post update in the morning, but we expect to be able to run canoes, kayaks and rafts.
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We will be able to open tomorrow Sunday,  July 9th!  Will post update in the morning,  but we expect to be able to run canoes,  kayaks and rafts.

We are closed today due to elevated river levels. The river is receding, and with no more rain expected, we do plan on being open tomorrow. We will post later today an update. ... See MoreSee Less

Open today, Friday July 7th for kayak and raft trips departing every hour 10 - 4. No canoes today, spring like river levels. Fun for most folks in a kayak, but prior padding experience would be good. This is good level for rafting. ... See MoreSee Less

RiversEdge Outfitters added 9 new photos.

Closed today, Thursday July 6th due to the rainy conditions. Should be great for tomorrow and the weekend. Here is a bunch of pictures of our great customers from the last few days!
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Closed today,  Thursday July 6th due to the rainy conditions. Should be great for tomorrow and the weekend. Here is a bunch of pictures of our great customers from the last few days!

Happy 4th of July!
It's going to be a great day to get out on the river this Independence Day. We hope to see you and remember to make your reservations beforehand. Happy 4th of July!
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Happy 4th of July!

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Great river level today, Saturday July 21st. Trips every hour 10 - 4. See you on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

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RiversEdge Outfitters added 3 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

We are open with trips every hour 10 - 4. Rain did not affect the river much, it is at a great level for canoe, kayak and raft trips. Should also be great for the weekend!
... See MoreSee Less

We are open with trips every hour 10 - 4.  Rain did not affect the river much,  it is at a great level for canoe,  kayak and raft trips. Should also be great for the weekend!

RiversEdge Outfitters added 3 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

What a perfect weather and river level for a trip on the river! Trips every hour 10 - 4. See you on the river!
... See MoreSee Less

What a perfect weather and river level for a trip on the river!  Trips every hour 10 - 4.  See you on the river!

Great river level and great weather. Come experience the beauty of the Little Miami this week! Trips every hour on the hour 10 - 4. ... See MoreSee Less

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OPEN TODAY FOR CANOE, KAYAK AND RAFT TRIPS. We are at a great spring like level. Some prior padding experience is recommended for those in a canoe. Trips departing every hour 10 - 4. Please arrive by 45 minutes prior to your trip departure time. HOPE TO SEE YOU ON THE RIVER! ... See MoreSee Less

OPEN TODAY FOR CANOE, KAYAK AND RAFT TRIPS. We are at a great spring like level. Some prior padding experience is recommended for those in a canoe. Trips departing every hour 10 - 4.  Please arrive by 45 minutes prior to your trip departure time. HOPE TO SEE YOU ON THE RIVER!

Closed today Saturday, July 15th. We did not get the needed drop in river level overnight. We are confident that it will drop during the next 24 hours and be good for tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

Bad news; we are going to remain closed today Friday, July 14th. GOOD NEWS; we will be open and running for Saturday the 15th, and Sunday the 16th. Thanks for your patience! ... See MoreSee Less

Bad news; we are going to remain closed today Friday,  July 14th.    GOOD NEWS; we will be open and running for Saturday the 15th,  and Sunday the 16th. Thanks for your patience!

Closed on more day. Mostly due to the rain, river currently dropping to a good level. We are hopeful for great river conditions for the weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

Today, Wednesday July 12th, we are closed one more day due to elevated river levels. ... See MoreSee Less

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Great river level for canoe, kayak and raft trips leaving every hour on the hour 10 - 4. 7 days a week. See you on the river!
... See MoreSee Less

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River levels on the Little Miami
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