Park & Paddle
Quick Shenandoah River Kayaking & Canoeing Trips

  • Dates: Mid May- Mid Oct
  • Duration: Up to 3 hours
  • Price: $32, free for kids 4-8 years* 
  • Includes: boat, equipment
  • Location: Millville, WV

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Short on time? It can’t get easier than this …

On a first come, first serve basis, try out as many different canoes and recreational kayaks as you’d like — from five different manufacturers. No shuttle necessary. You’ll launch your canoe or kayak from our river landing and spend all your time paddling, fishing, or just floating on the Shenandoah River, 6 miles above Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.

*Each child 4-8 years old is FREE when accompanied by a paying adult.


Shenandoah River Kayaking & Canoeing Trip Information

  • Pricing for Mid May – Mid Oct

    • Paddling: $32/person
    • Paddling & Tubing: $42/person

    *Add 6% sales tax + $2.50 user fee/person

    Children 4-8 years old are free when accompanied by a paying adult

  • Includes

    • Canoe or Kayak Rental
    • Paddles
    • Life Vests

    Required Minimum Weight: 50 lbs

  • Dressing for your Shenandoah River  AdventuresWhat to wear rafting

    What to bring:

    • Dry change of clothes
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Water bottle
    • Glasses strap


    River & Trail Outfitters Store Supplies:

    • Snacks and Drinks
    • Souvenirs such as t-shirts, hats, and patches
    • Items you might forget like sunscreen, river shoes
    • Quality outdoor gear such as kayaks, canoes, and paddling gear
  • Directions To River and Trail Outfitters in Knoxville, Maryland

    604 Valley Road Knoxville, MD 21758

    The directions below are to our main check-in location in Knoxville, MD.  From here, we’ll give you directions to drive 10 more minutes to our riverfront property to meet your shuttle bus.  The convenience of having your car at the end of this trip is a bonus.

    From the Baltimore area

    1. Take I-70W to Frederick.
    2. Take Exit 52 onto 340W for 16 miles.
    3. Turn right on Valley Road at the yellow flashing lights just before the Potomac River Bridge.
    4. We are immediately on the left.

    From the Washington D.C area

    1. Take I-270N to Frederick.
    2. Merge with I-70W toward Hagerstown.
    3. Move to far right lane immediately.
    4. Take Exit 52 onto 340W toward Charles Town.
    5. Follow 340 for 16 miles.
    6. Turn right on Valley Road at the yellow flashing lights just before the Potomac River Bridge.
    7. We are immediately on the left.

    From the Northern Virginia area

    1. Take the Greenway to Route 7W or get directly on Route 7W (Leesburg Pike) past Leesburg.
    2. Exit onto Route 9W toward Charles Town.
    3. Approximately 2 miles after the small town of Hillsboro, turn right onto Route 671.
    4. At the T-intersection turn right onto 340 and cross the Potomac River Bridge.
    5. Turn left at the first Maryland intersection (yellow flashing lights just past bridge) onto Valley Road.
    6. We are immediately on the left.

    From the Harpers Ferry WV area

    1. Take 340 N, go approximately 3 miles past Harpers Ferry, crossing over the Shenandoah and Potomac River bridges into Maryland.
    2. Just after the Potomac River Bridge, turn left at the yellow flashing lights onto Valley Road.
    3. We are immediately on the left.

    Groups Arriving in Buses
    Please make prior arrangements with us for parking and turn around. DO NOT TURN AROUND IN ANY OF THE SMALL DRIVEWAYS OR MILLER AVENUE around River & Trail. This many cause an accident or a ditched bus!

Add Mellow Tubing for only $10!

  • Float down the Shenandoah River for 1-2 hours
     $41-$49+ tax/fees $2 off for kids 9-12, $29-31 + tax/fees. for kids 4-8 yrs old
  • Discount will be applied at checkout after both items have been added to your cart. Book tubing first.

We Look Forward To You Joining Us On The Shenandoah!

Please Note: Spaces on these canoe and kayaking trips are limited and fill fast. Book Now To Secure Your Spot!