How to dress for river activities:
What to bring:
- dry change of clothes
- suntan lotion
- glasses strap
- plenty of water- it's very important to be properly hydrated on your trip.
River and Trail Outfitters
- Snacks and drinks
- Trip Souvenirs such as t-shirts, hats, and
- Items you might forget like suntan lotion,
inexpensive river shoes
- Quality outdoor gear such as kayaks, canoes,
and paddling gear
SUGGESTED ITEMS TO WEAR AND BRING
On cooler days:
Sneakers or Hiking boots, wool or thermal socks, fleece shirts/jackets, wind
breakers, gloves, wind breaker pants, optional wicking under garments (long
johns, not cotton) and hat.
On warmer days:
Sneakers or Hiking boots,
shorts, t-shirts, baseball style hat or visor. For biking ; watch for lose shoe
laces and wide bottom pants.
Suggested items to bring:
sunscreen, bottled water, snacks (granola bar, etc.), camera, backpack to carry
Directions To River and
Trail Outfitters in Knoxville, Maryland
We need your help!
Please carpool whenever
possible. Space is limited and it saves the earth's
From the Baltimore area:
I-70W to Frederick. Take Exit 52 onto 340W for 16 miles. Turn right on Valley
Road at the yellow flashing lights just before the Potomac River Bridge. We are
immediately on the left.
From the Washington D.C area.:
Take I-270N to Frederick. Merge with I-70W toward Hagerstown. Move to far right
lane immediately. Take Exit 52 onto 340W toward Charles Town. Follow 340 for 16
miles. Turn right on Valley Road at the yellow flashing lights just before the
Potomac River Bridge. We are immediately on the left.
From the Northern Virginia area:
Take the Greenway to Route 7W or get directly on Route 7W (Leesburg Pike) past
Leesburg. Exit onto Route 9W toward Charles Town. Approximately 2 miles after
the small town of Hillsboro, turn right onto Route 671. At the T-intersection
turn right onto 340 and cross the Potomac River Bridge. Turn left at the first
Maryland intersection (yellow flashing lights just past bridge) onto Valley
Road. We are immediately on the left.
From the Harpers Ferry WV area:
Take 340 N, go
approximately 3 miles past Harpers Ferry, crossing over the Shenandoah and
Potomac River bridges into Maryland. Just after the Potomac River Bridge, turn
left at the yellow flashing lights onto Valley Road. We are immediately on the
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ARRIVING IN BUSES:
When you arrive at River
& Trail, continue 1/2 mile past it to the top of the hill to find turn
arounds in the developments on the right. DO NOT TURN AROUND IN ANY OF THE
SMALL DRIVEWAYS BEFORE THIS. This many cause an accident or a ditched