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We wish everyone a blessed and safe 2016 holiday season hoping that the new year will bring hope, love and peace to all.


Keep in mind when doing Christmas shopping that a Riverside Canoe gift certificate will place big smiles on the faces of all your outdoor loving family and friends. Call for more information or to purchase a certificate.




Well our fabulous River Rats, our 2016 season has come to an end.  It was a wonderful summer of fun and adventure on the New River.  We are missing all of you already.  We look forward to seeing everyone again in 2017.  Officially, our season will start on May 1, 2017.  However, we will most likely start some paddling adventures on the weekends in April, weather permitting. We are accepting reservations now and all through the winter months for next season, so please call and leave a message on the voice mail.

Keep in mind that there are lots of recreational actvities to take part in during the winter months here in the High Country, including skiing, snow boarding, snow tubing and much more.  There are many cabins for rent in the area in the winter months as well.  Call for more information or visit the Ashe, Alleghany and Watauga Chamber of Commerce websites.





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To save time at check in, please click on the link below taking you to our Customer Information and Liability Waiver.  Print out the form, read it, complete and sign the bottom section only.  Please put the names and ages of eveyone in your party on the bottom or back of the waiver.



About Us

Riverside Canoe & Tube Rental, Inc. (our formal business name) is located on the banks of the South Fork of the New River in Crumpler, NC. Riverside Canoe, a full service outfitter, offers New River canoeing in Northeastern Ashe County. With Riverside Canoe you can begin your adventures canoeing or kayaking on the beautiful south fork along the 26 mile section of the National Wild & Scenic New River. We offer canoe, kayak, tube, and cabin rentals. Our self guided New River paddling trips range from 2 hours to 8 hours or overnight. We also offer overnight guided trips. If you're not sure what trip to take, give us a call and we'll be happy to go over the details of each New River canoeing trip with you. Lessons are available for those who are unsure or have not paddled before.


The New River, which is believed to be the second oldest river in the world, with it's free flowing water and sections of mild rapids, is great for novice as well as experienced paddlers. Riverside Canoe is within a short drive to the New River State Parks, Jefferson and West Jefferson and convenient to Boone, Blowing Rock, Sparta and the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as the High Country ski areas.

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We offer many North Carolina mountain lodging options from rustic camping cabins to full facility NC vacation properties with hot tubs, all located on or within minutes of Riverside Canoe and Tube Rentals. We have the facilities to accommodate large groups of people including reunions, church gatherings, scout troops and weddings. There's lots of recreation nearby including fishing, hiking trails, skiing and other outdoor activity.

Please browse our pages to view all that Riverside Canoe has to offer. Come back often for information on ongoing and new activities. We are easily accessible from most major metropolitan areas in North Carolina and Virginia. For travel information please visit our contact page.

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Riverside Canoe & Tube Rentals, Inc
2966 Garvey Bridge Rd. 
Crumpler, NC  28617
Phone: 336-982-9439

Open daily 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Canoe, kayak, and camping cabin season normally starts in April and ends at the end of October, depending on weather conditions.

Tubing season starts on Memorial weekend and usually ends by the 2nd weekend in September, depending on weather conditions.

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Although we do have camping cabins here at Riverside Canoe, we do not offer tent camping at our facility. There is a nice  private campground a mile down the road from us: Twin Rivers Family Campground - 336-982-3456


There is also camping available at the Wagoner, 221 and Alleghany Accesses of the New River State Park.  http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/neri/main.phpmain

We strongly suggest reservations on weekdays. 
Reservations are required for weekends and holidays.

Payment in full is due at time of reservation..


    Let's Talk Weather   

The weather in the mountains is unpredictable. However, sometimes the weather reports and forecasts that you may be hearing in your area do not coincide with what is actually happening here in the High Country.  We suggest that you call us before you leave to come up here.  We will always give you an honest assessment about the weather and river conditions.

Come Enjoy New River Canoeing at it's best at Riverside Canoe, Crumpler North Carolina.



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