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REMap_lgReady to get started on your canoe, kayak or rafting adventure on the Little Miami River? This is the place! You can even make reservations and payments online so you don't have to wait in line when you arrive at RiversEdge. If you choose you can still make a reservation and not pay in advance by using the "contact us" page or just calling 937-903-6468. We feel we are the best value for one big reason: Our prices are similar to our competitors, but we only use the best quality canoes, kayaks and rafts. Plus, we take great pride in giving you a first grade facility. Our goal is to offer the best service, equipment and facilities available. And don't forget - our trips leave on the hour, so please arrive 30 minutes early on weekdays, and 45 minutes early on weekends, to allow time for paperwork and other preparations. And make your pre-trip preparation the quickest and easiest, come with your waiver already filled out. You can get a copy of the waiver by clicking here .  

Our Canoe, Kayak and Raft Trips

We offer three canoe and kayak rental trips to meet your needs - Blue Jacket's Best, Kenton's Run and Tecumseh's Trace. We also also have rafts available on the Blue Jacket's Best trip. Owner Rhett Rohrer takes a look at each of the three trips in this video. Each trip offers something for every level of interest and ability, whether you want an all-day canoeing or kayaking adventure, or a shorter rafting trip, you'll find it here.

Blue Jacket's Best

Description Our shortest - and most popular - trip, 3.5 miles, which takes 1.5 to 3 hours to complete. Starts in Spring Valley.
Departures 10am to 4pm 7 days/week
Pricing Canoes: 1-4 canoes rented, $38 per canoe; 5-9 canoes rented and paid by single payer- $34 per canoe; 10 or more canoes rented and paid by single payer- $30 per canoe.  The rates listed are weekday rates, $2 will be added for weekend trips.
Book Canoe
Kayaks: Single: $27 Tandem: $41
Book Kayak
 
Book Tandem Kayak
Small raft $57 - up to 3 adults - 4th adult - $19
Book Small Raft
large raft $76 - up to 4 adults - each additional adult - $19
Book Large Raft
Children do not add to the cost of raft once basic rate is met ( 2 adults and 2 children in a small raft is the basic rate of $57) (4 adults and 4 children in a large raft is the basic rate of $76) The above rates are weekday rates, and $2 will be added for weekend trips.
 

Kenton's Run

Description Our midrange trip, 9 miles, which will take 3 to 5 hours to complete. Starts in Bellbrook at Washington Mill.
Departures 10am to 1pm 7 days/week
Pricing Canoes: 1-4 canoes rented - $43 per canoe; 5-9 canoes rented and paid by single payer - $39 per canoe; 10 or canoes rented and paid by single payer - $34 per canoe.  The rates listed are weekday rates, $2 will be added for weekend trips.
Book Canoe
Kayaks: $32
Book Kayak
 
Book Tandem Kayak
Rafts: Not available on Kenton's Run as the distance is too long for a raft. The above rates are weekday rates, $2 will be added for weekend trips.
 

Tecumseh's Trace

Description Our longest trip, 13 miles, which will take 5 to 8 hours to complete. Starts in Beavercreek at Narrows Reserve. Reservations are required if you'd like to navigate Tecumseh's Trace.
Departures 9am and only with a reservation and a 2 boat minimum.  A single kayak can reserve as long as we have at least 2 boats total.
Pricing Canoes: 1-4 canoes rented - $53 per canoe; 5-9 canoes rented and paid by single payer - $48 per canoe; 10 or more canoes rented and paid by single payer - $42 per canoe.  The rates listed are weekday rates, $2 will be added for weekend trips.
Book Canoe
Kayaks: $37
Book Kayak
Rafts: Not available on Tecumseh's Trace as the distance is too long for a raft. The above rates are weekday rates, $2 will be added for weekend trips.
OHIO SALE TAX OF 6.75 % ADDED TO THE ABOVE PRICES

What's Included In the Price

Here's what you get when you book a trip with RiversEdge Outfitters:
  • Use of high quality canoes or kayaks, paddles and life jackets
  • Transportation to your starting point, so you can float back to your vehicle and not wait to get picked up after trip
  • Free use of picnic areas
  • The most remote and scenic section of the Little Miami River
  • RiversEdge Outfitters adjoins the 800 acre Spring Valley Wildlife Area

About Our Canoes

Our canoes are top quality Old Town, Wenonah, Mad River or Paluski plastic composite canoes. These are great canoes that some of our competitors will only let you have if you pay more than their published rates. If you don't pay their premium price, you'll get an old-fashioned aluminum canoe - the kind that RiversEdge stopped using over 15 years ago!

About Our Kayaks

Thinking about a kayak trip? We have many brand-new Necky, Wilderness Systems, Jackson and Old Town kayaks. We think our kayak fleet is the very best kayak fleet on the river.

Some More Detail

SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR PRIVATE BOATS - $20.00 TO WHEREVER WE ARE ALREADY GOING WITH A RENTAL BOAT
  • Prices are per boat
  • Two or three adults per canoe maximum - when there are 3 adults in a canoe the total weight cannot exceed 500lbs
  • We provide a comfortable seat for a third person in the canoe, which may include a boat cushion for children or a removable center seat. We are also offering the Paluski canoe with a third seat built in. Third person in canoe charge of $19 applies
  • Children, up to age 18, always ride free with parents in the same canoe

About Paddling Times

Remember - all paddling times given are approximate and will vary according to weather and water conditions. You may spend as long as you like paddling and enjoying your trip, but we require all one day trips to be in no later than 6:30 p.m. clock2016

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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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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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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!
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