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Beer Inspired Paddling Tour- The Best of Boats & Local Beer

This combination can’t be beat…. Only 45 minutes from the DC and Baltimore beltways, River & Trail Outfitters offers this unique way to spend your Saturday, boating to the brewery. Join us on the Monocacy River, the second largest tributary of the Potomac. Enjoy 5.8 miles of easy cruising, with a few riffles and ledges …

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Wine Tasting Tips & Tools (To Know Before Your Paddling & Wine Tour)

We asked an wine expert to help us learn about wine tasting, because, it turns out, there is indeed a best way to taste wine. We have a very cool new paddle & wine tour that takes guests paddling down a river to an award-winning winery for either a full wine-tasting or a cool concert. …

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Kayaking: A Family Affair

A lonely kayaker takes on the river.  Sweat dripping from his brow, he takes strong, determined strokes.  Scouring thirty yards ahead for underlying rocks, it is just him and mother nature.  What if we rewrite the scene, though?  Instead of going by himself, the kayaker takes his family.  Replace dripping sweat with smiles and excitement, …

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The Sights, The Sounds, The Smells of Harpers Ferry WV

Spring is in full bloom here in the Historic Harpers Ferry area. Once you leave the city limits your scenic drive out to the River & Trail Outfitter store will pass through the lush green farm land of Northern VA or Western MD depending on your route. Cross the 340 bridge from MD and you’ll …

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Shoveling Snow and Assisting Stranded Commuters

People often ask me what I do during the winter at a company better known for Rafting on the Shenandoah and Tubing on the Potomac during the summer? Shoveling Snow is one task I stay ahead of to make certain our other winter staff can find a place to park and a path to our …

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The new look of River & Trail Outfitters near Harpers Ferry, WV

  All good things must change and evolve with time! River & Trail Outfitters near historic Harpers Ferry, WV is very excited to release our new logo. After 38 years in business we have found a great logo that represents exactly who we are and where we came from on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Checkout …

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New Year, New Adventures Kayaking the Potomac or Shenandoah!

Most of us fall into that yearly pattern of setting New Year’s Resolutions for ourselves. Most of the time the resolutions are about quitting something or beginning a new lifestyle change. But what about making a resolution to think out of the box and do something you have never done before. How about trying a …

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