Canoeing the Shenandoah

Canoeing

Activity Level – Moderate

Take a 4-mile journey down the beautiful Shenandoah River. This Experience Adventure includes:

  • Learn basic paddling, steering, and safety techniques.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Shenandoah River valley.
  • See diverse wildlife native to the area such as Whitetail Deer, Great Blue Herons, Turtles, Bald Eagles, and more.
  • Choose from half-day, full-day, and multi-day trips.

Whether your group includes novices, experts, or both, you can expect a day filled with fun, team building, and adventure.

What to expect:

  • We start at the OEC, where you will be outfitted with the proper gear for the day’s adventure.
  • You will then be shuttled to the “put-in,” where your journey will begin.
  • Before taking off, you will be briefed on safety precautions, paddling and steering basics.
  • After some hands-on instruction, you will be off!
  • The staff will ensure periodic stops for snacks, water, lunch, and bathroom breaks.
  • The shuttle will be waiting at the “take-out” to take you back to the OEC.

You must have a group of 10 or more participants. All participants must be 8 years of age or older. All participants are required to wear closed-toe shoes and Personal Flotation Devices throughout the entirety of the trip. Bringing a water bottle is strongly encouraged.