Canoe, Kayak and Raft Rentals near Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati


Blue Jacket's Best - 3.5 miles

Our shortest - and most popular trip, 3.5 miles, which takes 1.5 to 3 hrs to complete. Departure is hourly, 10 am - 4 pm.


Canoe, kayak and raft trips are $35 per person on weekdays,
and $40 per person on weekends and holidays.

Reservations are REQUIRED
Refunds require a 24 hour in advance notice

Kenton's Run - 9 miles

Our mid-range trip, 9 miles, which will take 3 to 5 hours to complete. Departure is at 10 am & 11 am.


Canoe and kayak trips are $45 per person on weekdays, and $50 per person on weekends and holidays. Rafts are not available on this trip

Reservations are REQUIRED
Refunds require a 24 hour in advance notice

Your Fun Is Our Priority

We’re all about making sure you have a really fun time when you book a trip at RiversEdge Outfitters. Our trained and professional staff makes sure all of our equipment is maintained and that our facilities are clean which is why people from Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati continue to come back to RiversEdge year after year.

Welcome to RiversEdge Canoe & Kayak Outfitters, the better choice for Canoe & Kayak rental near Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati!

Canoe, kayak, and raft rentals in the most secluded and scenic areas of the Little Miami River for $35 per person! RiversEdge has been guiding adventure seekers along the hidden bends of the Little Miami River and beyond since 1984. We are strategically located on the least crowded sections of this unspoiled national treasure, so you can discover nature’s wild wonders the way she intended. With more than 35 years of experience, Rhett, Brandy, Sarah and Kate are committed to offering clean facilities, the best and safest equipment, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences to the families of Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati.

Our beautiful riverfront facilities are located just an hour or less from Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus, making us the premier destination for day trips in paradise. Are you ready to take a trip back in time and discover the wild nature of the Little Miami river?

Day Trips in Paradise - No Experience Necessary!

You don’t have to be a rowing gold medalist to take your excursion in paradise. Pack a lunch, pack the kids, and drive to our facilities even if you have 0 experience! We’ve got a safe, fun, and exciting excursion for boaters of ALL LEVELS.

You love the idea of a hassle-free day trip

We are conveniently located along Route42, less than an hour from Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati. We’ll outfit and shuttle you upriver where you’ll float lazily downstream right back to our facilities. It doesn’t get any easier than that! If that sounds like the perfect trip to you, then you’re just like us! Come hang out for the day and see why we have become the number one choice for canoe and kayak rental in Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati!

Why RiversEdge?

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Convenient and

We are located on one of the most secluded bends of the Little Miami State and Nationally designated Scenic River, and strictly limit reservations. This is real unspoiled nature close to Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati!

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35 Years on the Little Miami River

There’s no substitute for 3 decades of experience. This is our river, we love it, and we want to share it with you.

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Clean Facilities and High-Quality Equipment

Safety and cleanliness are our #1 concern. All of our equipment is safety tested and made from high-quality materials, and our scenic facilities are kept to the highest standards. This isn’t your typical campground outfitters.


We donate $1 for each boat rented to the Little Miami Conservancy. Float with RiversEdge and help conserve the Little Miami river!

Great Reviews

We treat every customer like family! We’ve got 3 decades of reviews to prove it!

Trips for Everyone

Our experience has taught us that people of all skill levels deserve a day of fun! That’s why we offer everything from leisurely 1-2 hour floats downstream to 3-5 hour excursions for more advanced boaters. We offer the best canoeing and kayaking that Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati has to offer!

Are you ready to take a trip back in time just an hour from home or less? RiversEdge has fun, safe, and affordable trips in paradise for the whole family, and you can be back home in your bed by evening! Just be prepared to be exhausted from a day of excitement in paradise. Ask about our Bellbrook canoe rental pricing. Reserve your tour today!

Contact Us


3928 US 42, Waynesville, OH, 45068 (Search for RiversEdge in your GPS, do not use numerical address. We are NORTH of Waynesville)

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