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Riverside Outfitters

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Riverside Outfitters serves as a hub for outdoor recreation in Richmond and the James River. From guided white water rafting, paddleboarding and tree climbing/high ropes challenges, to kayak, canoe and mountain bike rentals, Riverside Outfitters can...more
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6836 Old Westham Rd, Richmond, VA 23225-1613
+1 804-560-0068
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Flat Water kayak tour was a great introduction for first-timers. My girlfriend had never been and this was perfect for her. It'll be a fun trip for others as well!

Thank Doug S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We did the Lower River tour for a Bachelorette party and had so much fun! Check in was so easy and all of the employees were so friendly. They have a small shop in case you need to buy water shoes, sunglasses strap, etc. There...More

Thank LauraP2985
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I would recommend Riverside Outfitters to any one! From beginner to advanced river enthusiast!!! The staff was very knowledgeable and fun!

Thank Cindi W
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time, the guides are excellent. Don't expect huge rapids, bit a nice ride down the James.

Thank Jill J
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Here's how to have a little adventure in your backyard. Drive 30 minutes to Riverside Outfitters and take a kayaking, rafting, or SUP trip. Hang out and have a cold one after amidst the sunflowers at RO's cool little headquarters. Then go home and take...More

Thank pal11371
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I went with a group of 4, all adults! We had Kynan as our guide and he was great! We went on the lower James River trip- it has bigger rapids than the Upper. Was lots of fun, and worth the time and money! 😊😊

Thank Semmerth
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This was a great experience. The guides were awesome, the river was great and the rapids were fun. Would recommend this trip for all families in Richmond.

Thank mikewX989JA
Reviewed August 9, 2018

My mother, sister and I went on the white water rafting trip. It was really cool to be on the raft. Our guide was so patient with my sister, who is 5 years old.He explained the history of the James River and told us stories...More

Thank Jessica C
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We went on our first white water rafting trip, and it was fantastic! The staff was wonderful, the equipment was top-notch, and the experience was one that we will never forget. There were three of us who went, and it was our first trip ever....More

Thank jakedog5
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time. I forgot our guides name but he was very knowledgable about the river and the area.

Thank Dale H
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March 14, 2017|
Response from RiversideOutfitters | Property representative |
Yes. 13 year olds can participate in the downtown section of rafting. We are about 10 minutes from downtown powhite parkway
July 25, 2015|
Response from E J | Reviewed this property |
Those questions and more are answered on their website.