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  • Bridgewater Marina – Bernard’s Rentals Expand Collapse

    Bernard’s Boat Rental will help you make the most of your cruising adventure. Located at beautiful Bernard’s Landing below the check-in center, the facility offers pontoon boat, ski boat, waverunner, kayak, and paddleboard rentals.

  • Bridgewater Marina – Bridgewater Marina Rentals Expand Collapse

    Bridgewater Marina Rentals is located at Bridgewater Marina, the most popular spot on the lake, with a service dock with 24 hour pay-at-the pump gas and marina store. Rentals include pontoon boats, waverunners, deckboats, wakeboards, and paddleboards.

  • Bridgewater Marina – State Park Rentals Expand Collapse

    Located on Smith Mountain Lake, Bridgewater Marina rents canoes and kayaks from Smith Mountain Lake State Park. State Park Rentals is conveniently located right on the beach in the park and features some of the most beautiful scenery on the lake. Rent a paddleboat, kayak, canoe, paddleboard, pontoon boat, runabout, waverunner, or tube, kneeboard, wakeboard, or skis.

  • Claytor Lake Water Sports Expand Collapse

    Claytor Lake Water Sports rents canoes, stand up paddleboards, kayaks, tubes, and bicycles at Claytor Lake.

  • Lake Moomaw Expand Collapse

    Nestled among Bolar, Oliver and Little mountains Lake Moomaw is a jewel about 90 minutes drive north of Roanoke. Because it is completely surrounded by the George Washington National Forest this beautiful lake has been spared development. Access to the entire lake is open but boat ramps are primarily undeveloped and suited only to watercraft that can be carried, with the exception one small marina operated at the southern tip of the lake. The lake is quite deep and boasts healthy populations of reproducing brown and rainbow trout. The state periodically stocks both large and smallmouth bass to supplement the existing populations.

  • Mountain 2 Island Paddleboard Company Expand Collapse

    Mountain 2 Island Paddleboard company is the leading Paddleboard company located on Claytor Lake, offering specialized stand up paddling services, from rentals and gear to complete instruction and awesome tours. Mountain 2 Island also sells paddleboards from some of the top brands in the industry.

    Lessons and tours include:

    • Learn to paddleboard
    • SUP with your pip
    • Wednesday night social paddle
    • Once in a full moon tour
    • Sunset paddles
    • Paddleboard yoga

    Call or email info@mountain2island.com for availability.

  • Outdoor Gear Consignment Shop at RMA Expand Collapse

    One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

    No longer a kayaker, sell your old boat. Thinking about hiking the Appalachian Trail but don’t have a backpack, pick up a used one.

    The Outdoor Gear Consignment Shop at Roanoke Mountain Adventures is a great way to get a little cash for that outdoor gear you no longer use, and it’s a great way to get a deal on that piece of gear you’ve been wanting but can’t justify buying at full retail price.

    Come browse the current selection of gently used gear between 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    And if you want to unload your gear, contact James or Dan at 540-525-8295 or email info@roanokemountainadventures.com with descriptions, desired sales price and pictures (if available).

  • Parrot Cove Expand Collapse

    Located on Smith Mountain Lake, Parrot Cove rents tandem kayaks, as well as ski boats, house boats, and pontoons.

Kayak, Standup Paddleboard & Canoeing

  • Back Country Ski & Sports – Blacksburg Expand Collapse

    Outfitting Southwest Virginia since 1979, Back Country Ski and Sports is a full-service ski and snowboard, canoe, kayak, and backpacking shop with expert sales and service.

    Back County also rents kayaks for the day. Pick up your boat at the Salem or Blacksburg location, hit the river of your choice, and return the boat when you’re done.

  • Back Country Ski & Sports – Salem Expand Collapse

    Outfitting Southwest Virginia since 1979, Back Country Ski and Sports is a full-service ski and snowboard, canoe, kayak, and backpacking shop with expert sales and service.

    Back County also rents kayaks for the day. Pick up your boat at the Salem or Blacksburg location, hit the river of your choice, and return the boat when you’re done.

  • Blue Ridge Mountain Sports Expand Collapse

    Blue Ridge Mountain Sports has served as the outfitter for the Blue Ridge Mountains. The retailer sells gear and merchandise as well as provides guided hikes and clinics.

  • Bridgewater Marina – Bernard’s Rentals Expand Collapse

    Bernard’s Boat Rental will help you make the most of your cruising adventure. Located at beautiful Bernard’s Landing below the check-in center, the facility offers pontoon boat, ski boat, waverunner, kayak, and paddleboard rentals.

  • Bridgewater Marina – Bridgewater Marina Rentals Expand Collapse

    Bridgewater Marina Rentals is located at Bridgewater Marina, the most popular spot on the lake, with a service dock with 24 hour pay-at-the pump gas and marina store. Rentals include pontoon boats, waverunners, deckboats, wakeboards, and paddleboards.

  • Bridgewater Marina – State Park Rentals Expand Collapse

    Located on Smith Mountain Lake, Bridgewater Marina rents canoes and kayaks from Smith Mountain Lake State Park. State Park Rentals is conveniently located right on the beach in the park and features some of the most beautiful scenery on the lake. Rent a paddleboat, kayak, canoe, paddleboard, pontoon boat, runabout, waverunner, or tube, kneeboard, wakeboard, or skis.

  • Claytor Lake Water Sports Expand Collapse

    Claytor Lake Water Sports rents canoes, stand up paddleboards, kayaks, tubes, and bicycles at Claytor Lake.

  • Douthat State Park Expand Collapse

    Douthat-LakeDouthat State Park was named one of the nation’s 10 best by Outside Family Vacation Guide. It is one of the original six Virginia State Parks. Nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands, Douthat features some of Virginia’s most outstanding scenery.

    • Swimming beach
    • Boat, kayak, and canoe rentals
    • Cabin rentals
    • Campsite rentals

    Some people refer to it as the Disneyland of mountain biking. There are more than 43 miles of wooded hiking trails and mountain biking trails to choose from, ranging from easy to difficult. Many park trails climb up the side of the surrounding mountains for several miles and reward mountain bikers with grand views and long flowing descents.

  • Gander Mountain Expand Collapse

    If you’re going fishing at Smith Mountain Lake or hiking on the Appalachian Trail, make sure you’re prepared with a stop at the Roanoke Gander Mountain. The store has a tremendous assortment of the top brand-name gear as well as technical clothing designed to make your day more enjoyable.

  • Mountain 2 Island Paddleboard Company Expand Collapse

    Mountain 2 Island Paddleboard company is the leading Paddleboard company located on Claytor Lake, offering specialized stand up paddling services, from rentals and gear to complete instruction and awesome tours. Mountain 2 Island also sells paddleboards from some of the top brands in the industry.

    Lessons and tours include:

    • Learn to paddleboard
    • SUP with your pip
    • Wednesday night social paddle
    • Once in a full moon tour
    • Sunset paddles
    • Paddleboard yoga

    Call or email info@mountain2island.com for availability.

  • New River Outdoor Co. Expand Collapse

    New River Outdoor Company provides canoe and kayak rentals, guided fishing, and cabin rentals on the New River.

  • New River’s Edge Expand Collapse

    Tubing from the Pembroke Boat Landing through the shoals and back to New River’s Edge is get fun for all ages. Unguided activities included with the cabin are canoeing, tubing, kayaking, basketball, crochet, horseshoes, and picnicking. Guided raft, canoe, kayak, and fishing trips are also available for a fee.

  • On The Water Expand Collapse

    Located in Floyd, On The Water offers kayak and canoe rentals, as well as guided trips on the Little River.

  • Outdoor Gear Consignment Shop at RMA Expand Collapse

    One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!

    No longer a kayaker, sell your old boat. Thinking about hiking the Appalachian Trail but don’t have a backpack, pick up a used one.

    The Outdoor Gear Consignment Shop at Roanoke Mountain Adventures is a great way to get a little cash for that outdoor gear you no longer use, and it’s a great way to get a deal on that piece of gear you’ve been wanting but can’t justify buying at full retail price.

    Come browse the current selection of gently used gear between 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

    And if you want to unload your gear, contact James or Dan at 540-525-8295 or email info@roanokemountainadventures.com with descriptions, desired sales price and pictures (if available).

  • Parrot Cove Expand Collapse

    Located on Smith Mountain Lake, Parrot Cove rents tandem kayaks, as well as ski boats, house boats, and pontoons.

  • Roanoke Mountain Adventures Expand Collapse

    Roanoke Mountain Adventures is a full service outfitter offering guided trips for mountain biking, road cycling, paddleboarding, kayaking and other activities. In addition RMA offers shuttles, instructional clinics and rentals for all their outdoor gear. They also have an Outdoor Gear Consignment shop at their location, selling used boats, bikes, outerwear and other outdoor gear.

  • Smith Mountain Wake Company Expand Collapse

    Smith Mountain Wake Company has a huge inventory of wake boards, wake skates, wake surfers, tubes, skis, apparel, and more. They rent stand up paddleboards and offer wake and surf boarding instruction.

  • Sportsman’s Warehouse Expand Collapse

    Whether your passion is hunting, fishing, camping, backpacking or shooting, it’s important to have the right equipment when you head into the great outdoors. That’s why Sportsman’s Warehouse carries only top-quality, brand-name products for the serious outdoor enthusiast.

  • Tangent Outfitters Expand Collapse

    Tangent Outfitters offers canoe and tube rentals for the New River as well as half-day, full-day, and overnight trips, guided fishing trips and canoe and mountain biking combination adventures.

  • Twin River Outfitters Expand Collapse

    Twin River Outfitters is a full-service paddlesports business that rents canoes, kayaks, tubes, and rafts on the James, Maury, Jackson, and Cowpasture rivers. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains — only 25 minutes from Downtown Roanoke — Twin River is one of the largest river outfitters in the area. Established in 1978, TRO is an experienced river based business that runs a variety of safe, scenic, and fun river trips that appeal to all skill levels. In addition to a variety of day trips, they also offer multi-day and overnight trips that include riverside camping.

    River tubing trips are 1.5 to 3 miles in length and feature great current, easy fun rapids, and typically great water levels all summer long. Trips include shuttles, life jackets, and commercial grade river tubes.

  • Webster Marine Expand Collapse

    Located on Smith Mountain Lake, this family-owed marine center has specialized in motor boat and ski doo sales and service since 1977; they also feature stand up paddleboards as well.

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