Canoe and Kayak Rentals on the Scenic Little Miami River

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Book your adventure on the Little Miami River online – make reservations here.

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Or you can make reservations by going to the “contact us” page or by calling 937-903-6468, the choice is yours!

Bald Eagles are Back!

Not too long ago, Bald Eagles nearly became extinct.  Now they’ve made a comeback and we even have some nesting along the Little Miami River near RiversEdge Outfitters.  On your next trip here, keep an eye on the sky and you just might see them . . .

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.

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.

OUR HOURS OF OPERATION DURING THE MAIN SEASON (JUNE-AUGUST) – WE ARE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK WITH TRIPS DEPARTING EVERY DAY FROM 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM.  PLEASE ARRIVE ABOUT 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR TRIP START TIME.

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 read our informative blog post discussing what river levels mean before your next adventure with RiversEdge.

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.

 

OUR HOURS OF OPERATION ARE; CURRENTLY OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK, WITH TRIPS DEPARTING EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR FROM 10:00AM TO 4:00pm.  PLEASE ARRIVE 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO TRIP DEPARTURE.

 

 

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Spring level is back!
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Katherine ShonkwilerI think I am going to try you guys out tomorrow.4 days ago   ·  1
RiversEdge OutfittersGreat!4 days ago
Kristy Shaw-DixonYay, our group will see y'all Saturday:)3 days ago
Sheri MothersoleWhat's the canoe restrictions?2 days ago
RiversEdge OutfittersHi Sheri. There are no longer any restrictions, river level is great!2 days ago

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Patricia Deak BlouchSee you tomorrow, Rhett!1 day ago

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Back to Spring like level . Great for kayaks and rafts, some restrictions on canoes today. Update video below.
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Breanne AugustaWhat are the canoe restrictions?6 days ago
RiversEdge OutfittersSince the video we have revised to kayaks and rafts only today Breanna.6 days ago   ·  1
RiversEdge OutfittersYes it usually gets some color when it first comes up.6 days ago

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Jessica Marie HoernerWe will have 7 adults this Saturday at noon! See you all there! We are doing either one big raft or two smaller rafts! 😁1 week ago   ·  1
RiversEdge OutfittersI think it will be one large raft1 week ago

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OPEN TODAY. TRIPS EVERY HOUR 10 - 4. Spring like level today which is perfect for kayaks and rafts. Canoes are restricted to shorter trips. Trips on weekend will have no restrictions.
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Jessica Marie HoernerI had a question about the weight limits on the rafts. We will have 5 adults and 2 children and was wondering the weight limits?2 weeks ago
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Trips every hour 10 - 4. Great river conditions. Please arrive 30- 45 minutes prior to trip departure time. Arriving early is more important than a reservation. Thanks ... See MoreSee Less

Best paddling weekend so far this season!
Perfect river conditions today and for the weekend! Trips every hour 10 - 4, please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. See you on the river! Update video below
... See MoreSee Less

Best paddling weekend so far this season!

Spring level is back!
Back to Spring like river level, great for kayaks and rafts. Some restrictions today with canoes. Update video below.
... See MoreSee Less

Spring level is back!

Kristy Shaw-Dixon, Jared Shank and 9 others like this

View previous comments

Katherine ShonkwilerI think I am going to try you guys out tomorrow.4 days ago   ·  1
RiversEdge OutfittersGreat!4 days ago
Kristy Shaw-DixonYay, our group will see y'all Saturday:)3 days ago
Sheri MothersoleWhat's the canoe restrictions?2 days ago
RiversEdge OutfittersHi Sheri. There are no longer any restrictions, river level is great!2 days ago

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Fun time at RiversEdge Outfitters! ... See MoreSee Less

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Brian Rauscher, Kimberly Young and 69 others like this

Patricia Deak BlouchSee you tomorrow, Rhett!1 day ago

Comment on Facebook

Sunny, hot and a great river level. What a beautiful day to be on the river! Update video below. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

kayak and raft day
Back to Spring like level . Great for kayaks and rafts, some restrictions on canoes today. Update video below.
... See MoreSee Less

kayak and raft day

Christina Young, Jared Shank and 9 others like this

Breanne AugustaWhat are the canoe restrictions?6 days ago
RiversEdge OutfittersSince the video we have revised to kayaks and rafts only today Breanna.6 days ago   ·  1
RiversEdge OutfittersYes it usually gets some color when it first comes up.6 days ago

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Great Conditions on the River this July

Pictures of some of the great folks that visited RiversEdge the last couple of days . (10 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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REO guarantees you the best experience.
RiversEdge Outfitters guarantees you the best experience because we make sure our equipment is modern and in a great shape.
... See MoreSee Less

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