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Foothills Outdoor Adventures

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Yadkin River trips & Kayak Rentals. Guided Fly Fishing and boat tours. Located in Wilkesboro near Boone and Blowing Rock.
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2618 W Nc Highway 268, Wilkesboro, NC 28697-9340
+1 336-990-0000
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

I’m literally headed back to the house now from our trip with Chris at Foothills Outdoor Adventure. Chris and his staff were incredibly accommodating. We called this morning around 11, with questions. Lots of questions from our group of 17 people of all ages and...More

Thank Laouli
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time floating down the river in our TUB! John and his son were fantastic and truly embodied southern hospitality. Definitely recommend!

Thank angelayoung410
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Took a family tub float with FOA and met John the owner at his rustic outfitter shop along the highway up to the Tailwater Access to Key Scott Lake/Yadkin River. Beautiful scenery, good current coming off the dam but a lot of trees in the...More

Thank FaSnizel
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Although I have my own kayaks, when I drove up to Kerr Scott Lake, I didn't have either with me. All it took was a short visit with the owner of Foothills Outdoor Adventures & I was set to go....delivery to the lake & decent...More

1  Thank oek9mom
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Worst boat rental experience I've ever had. Classic bait and switch. They show a photo of a newer pontoon boat on their website, but the actual pontoon boat we rented was horrible. The boat they rented to us was disgusting. The storage bins had never...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice little operation in the Yadkin River rents tubes, kayaks, canoes and "River tubs." For a reasonable rate, they shuttle you to a drop off point, pick you up at the end of your trip and bring you back to your vehicle. (You can even...More

Thank Liz F
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Rented tubes and floated down the river. They were there in minutes at the pick up location and drove us back to our car. Very convenient and couldn't be happier with our experience!

2  Thank AKD2007
Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We rented tubes and floated down the river. Staff was friendly and went out of there way to make sure we had a great time.

Thank V9225BXmariap
Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

These guys were great! It's a father and son team and the son took us out and picked us up. He helped with his equipment and our cooler. We tipped over a couple of times and I lost a shoe. When he picked us up...More

1  Thank Rachel L
Reviewed July 15, 2015

My husband and I camped at bandit's roost campground over Memorial Day weekend and noticed this place on the way there. It's about 10 minutes from the campground. Paid for the 2 hour trip which lasted about 2hrs 15 minutes. I found it to be...More

1  Thank dawnmark06
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