Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the Scenic Little Miami River

Open for the Season

. WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2017 SEASON! WE ARE OPEN ON WEEKENDS IN MAY WITH TRIPS EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR 10 - 4. WE ARE OPEN MOST GOOD WEATHER WEEKDAYS, BUT IT IS BEST TO CALL AHEAD ON A WEEKDAY. THIS EARLY IN THE SEASON PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE RIVER CAN BE TOO HIGH FOR US TO RENT CANOES AND KAYAKS, SO IT IS ALWAYS BEST TO CHECK fACEBOOK, OR CALL AT 937-903-6468 TO MAKE SURE THAT WE ARE OPEN.

Book Your Reservation

Book your adventure on the Little Miami River online - make reservations here. canoe and kayak Or you can make reservations by going to the "contact us" page or by calling 937-903-6468, the choice is yours!

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.  

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Open for canoe, kayak and raft trips departing today, Memorial Day, every hour on the hour, 10:00 - 4:00. Great river level for kayaks and rafts. This level can be a bit tricky for canoes. It is a good idea to have decent paddling skills today for a canoe. It is for that reason we will restrict children in canoes to age 12 or older. ... See MoreSee Less

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RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Open today for kayaks and rafts, still too swift for canoes. Kayakers should have some prior experience, and be over 16 years of age. We should be at a great level for Memorial Day, and able to rent canoes.
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Open today for kayaks and rafts, still too swift for canoes. Kayakers should have some prior experience, and be over 16 years of age. We should be at a great level for Memorial Day, and able to rent canoes.

Optimistic that we will be open tomorrow, Sunday May 28, and Monday, Memorial Day with canoe, kayak and raft trips! Would be great if it does not rain tonight. Will post early morning with the conditions. ... See MoreSee Less

Optimistic that we will be open tomorrow, Sunday May 28, and Monday, Memorial Day with canoe, kayak and raft trips!  Would be great if it does not rain tonight. Will post early morning with the conditions.

Closed today Saturday May 27, due to
the river being a bit high. Depending on the rain today we do hope to be open tomorrow.
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RiversEdge Outfitters shared Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati's post. ... See MoreSee Less

The FINAL DAYS of our May kayak raffle are approaching! Purchase your tickets today for a chance to win a kayak, paddle, and vest. Thanks to RiversEdge Outfitters for donating this awesome package! ...

Open today kayak and raft trips. River is a bit high for canoes. Should be great conditions for the weekend, especially if we miss any more rain. Hope to see you on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

Open today kayak and raft trips.  River is a bit high for canoes.  Should be great conditions for the weekend, especially if we miss any more rain.   Hope to see you on the river!

The heavy rain last night has caused the river to rise. The good news is that it is already dropping! Closed today, but hopeful to be open tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

Cool, cloudy and chance of rain means we are closed today. Should be great conditions for the 4 day weekend! Hope to see you on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

Open today for kayaks and rafts, current still a bit too strong for canoes. No children under 16. It is Spring like level, fun for folks with some experience. ... See MoreSee Less

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Closed today, but hopeful to be open tomorrow! This is the ramp that you return to, only 2 steps showing, need 3! ... See MoreSee Less

Closed today, but hopeful to be open tomorrow! This is the ramp that you return to, only 2 steps showing, need 3!

One more day closed due to the river being a bit too high. Open the first of the week if we do not get much rain today. ... See MoreSee Less

Unfortunately we will be closed today due to slightly elevated river levels. Check in for tomorrow, we may be able to open if we get a break from the rain. ... See MoreSee Less

RiversEdge Outfitters added 3 new photos — at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Pics of recent customers enjoying this great weather out on the river!
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Pics of recent customers enjoying this great weather out on the river!

Outdoor Adventure Club at Riversedge Outfitters
We had a great time hosting the kids and volunteers from Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati. It was the biggest single group we've ever had - about 150 boats, all launched at the same time. Riversedge Outfitters is sponsoring a raffle to help raise funds. Go to outdooradventureclubs.org/raffle/ to buy your ticket for a chance to win a kayak! Tickets are $5 or 3 for $10.
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Outdoor Adventure Club at Riversedge Outfitters

RiversEdge Outfitters shared Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Rhett Rohrer, owner at RiversEdge Outfitters, and Bill Swanson, OAC Board member, are hard at work prepping our paddling course for tomorrow's float. Many livery owners make a special effort to mainta...

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Open for canoe, kayak and raft trips departing today, Memorial Day, every hour on the hour, 10:00 - 4:00. Great river level for kayaks and rafts. This level can be a bit tricky for canoes. It is a good idea to have decent paddling skills today for a canoe. It is for that reason we will restrict children in canoes to age 12 or older. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

RiversEdge Outfitters at RiversEdge Outfitters.

Open today for kayaks and rafts, still too swift for canoes. Kayakers should have some prior experience, and be over 16 years of age. We should be at a great level for Memorial Day, and able to rent canoes.
... See MoreSee Less

Open today for kayaks and rafts, still too swift for canoes. Kayakers should have some prior experience, and be over 16 years of age. We should be at a great level for Memorial Day, and able to rent canoes.

Optimistic that we will be open tomorrow, Sunday May 28, and Monday, Memorial Day with canoe, kayak and raft trips! Would be great if it does not rain tonight. Will post early morning with the conditions. ... See MoreSee Less

Optimistic that we will be open tomorrow, Sunday May 28, and Monday, Memorial Day with canoe, kayak and raft trips!  Would be great if it does not rain tonight. Will post early morning with the conditions.

Closed today Saturday May 27, due to
the river being a bit high. Depending on the rain today we do hope to be open tomorrow.
... See MoreSee Less

RiversEdge Outfitters shared Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati's post. ... See MoreSee Less

The FINAL DAYS of our May kayak raffle are approaching! Purchase your tickets today for a chance to win a kayak, paddle, and vest. Thanks to RiversEdge Outfitters for donating this awesome package! ...

Open today kayak and raft trips. River is a bit high for canoes. Should be great conditions for the weekend, especially if we miss any more rain. Hope to see you on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

Open today kayak and raft trips.  River is a bit high for canoes.  Should be great conditions for the weekend, especially if we miss any more rain.   Hope to see you on the river!

The heavy rain last night has caused the river to rise. The good news is that it is already dropping! Closed today, but hopeful to be open tomorrow. ... See MoreSee Less

Cool, cloudy and chance of rain means we are closed today. Should be great conditions for the 4 day weekend! Hope to see you on the river! ... See MoreSee Less

Open today for kayaks and rafts, current still a bit too strong for canoes. No children under 16. It is Spring like level, fun for folks with some experience. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Closed today, but hopeful to be open tomorrow! This is the ramp that you return to, only 2 steps showing, need 3! ... See MoreSee Less

Closed today, but hopeful to be open tomorrow! This is the ramp that you return to, only 2 steps showing, need 3!
River levels on the Little Miami
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