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Best Day EVER!!!

We love BVO!!! This place is amazing. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. I was impressed with... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
mChannel_1
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Brea, California
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We enjoyed a day canoeing on the Battenkill. Lisa and Pat took wonderful care of us. Outfitting... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
MA5family
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Massachusetts
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

We love BVO!!! This place is amazing. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. I was impressed with how accommodating they are and their emphasis on safety. We took my 91 year old Mom-Mom out and she loved every minute. They offer rafting, canoeing, kayaking and tubing....More

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Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you for this nice review! I appreciate your observations. We are glad to see folks of all ages enjoy this great resource. I am happy you had a good time, and please come back again, and bring your Mom-Mom! There is more to explore!

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a day canoeing on the Battenkill. Lisa and Pat took wonderful care of us. Outfitting us, getting us to the put in, picking us up, all on time and professional yet very friendly.

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a tubing trip on the Battenkill with two adults and four kids. BVO staff were very friendly, asked the right questions and gave excellent advice to make sure we chose the right option and equipment. They were prompt to pick us up at...More

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Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded September 9, 2018

Thank you, Rob. I am glad you had a good time on the river with your family. We do offer many choices in equipment and routes- it is always nice to know they are the right ones! Come see us again

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Very quick wait to take off to the drop off place. Met us a designated spot. They gave us the chance to go 50 more mins down the river and met us there. Everyone is so nice. Highly recommend

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Staff is absolutely wonderful!! Their goal is for you to enjoy your travels down this beautiful river, and they go above and beyond to make that happen!! They were not only super friendly but very knowledgeable about the river. The trip itself is just amazing!...More

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Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you! What a fun picture! I appreciate this nice review! We look forward to having you back!

Reviewed August 1, 2018

My Husband and I took our twin neices 15yrs.old on a 2hr. tubing outing down the Battenkill River.We rented from Battenkill Valley Outdoors. Emily was our initial contact by phone and e-mail, who was kind and informative. On the day of our float we met...More

1  Thank DavidsWife1994
Lisa O, Owner at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Thank you Sandy- The Battenkill does vary, based on the rain. I am so sorry for your situations, but I marvel at your great spirit through it all! Emily and Andy have both worked for us for 3 years, and Forrest for 2 years. They...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018

Wonderful experience. My friends had their own kayaks but rented one for me (as well as life jacket and paddle) and the staff transported us (and all our gear) to our starting point. Before departing they reviewed the river map, gave us some pointers and...More

1  Thank Terri S
Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Thank you, Terri for the sincere review. Good pointers on the river shoes! The river is effected by the rain, so folks who went out today had a whole different experience than you did with the shallow stretches- one of the great realities of the...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

What a great time we had! From the moment we stepped onto the property, we encountered very nice people and received excellent customer service! I have used other outfitters before for the Battenkill float, and the experience at BVO was the best by far. I...More

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Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you so much- this means a lot. We have a great staff, and it is always nice to be acknowledged! I am so glad you found us! We look forward to having you come back!

Reviewed October 11, 2017

Such nice people. a pleasure to do business with. The kayaking on the Battenkill was tons of fun. The water was a little low but so much fun. Had to get out a few times in our two person kayak but that was part of...More

1  Thank sport5travel
Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you sport5travel! The Battenkill is all rain driven, so there are times when it is lean. I tell folks, when it is lean, it is all about your spirit of adventure. It sounds like you rallied, and had a fun day regardless. It is...More

Reviewed August 20, 2017

Today we had the pleasure of taking a kayak trip down the Battenkill River with Battenkill Valley Outdoors. The staff was amazing. They were incredibly friendly, professional, and organized. From our initial phone call to inquire about the trip, to the trip itself, we could...More

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Lisa O, General Manager at Battenkill Valley Outdoors, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you, patsyny1! I so appreciate your comment's, and recognizing the efforts we all put into helping people like you, have a nice experience. The Battenkill is a wonderful resource, and if time allows, we welcome folks to take their time to enjoy it. And...More

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