Outfitters and Guides

Outdoor Adventure Guides

Outfitters provide you with kayaks, canoes, tubes and all the paddling equipment you need to go on your adventure along with bikes and helmets for those wanting to mountain bike. Including shuttle services.

Outdoor Adventure Experiences | Rockingham | (540) 879-9030
Offering Affordable Guided Adventure Trips Going: Top-Rope Rock Climbing, Raft Float Trips, Wild Cave Exploration, Recreational Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Rappelling, Raft Float Fishing Trips, Water Cave Exploration, River Tubing, Day Hiking, Swimming Holes, Waterfall Hikes, Fall Foliage & Bird Watching Float Trips, Overnight Backpacking, Adventure Camps & Vacations.

River Outfitters

New River’s Edge | Pembroke | (540) 599-8382

For $15 a day (much less than other outfitters) you can, tube, canoe, kayak, and stand up paddle boarding all day.  Great fun for the whole family at a price you can afford. New River’s Edge is one of the most beautiful, private, yet convenient places of any of its kind located right on the banks of the New River in Pembroke. We provide personalized attention and cater to your needs. We also provide shuttle services for you. Our goal is to provide good old fashioned fun in a safe and friendly environment. No drugs, no foul language, no littering.

New River Outdoor Company | Pembroke | (540) 921-7438

New River Outdoor Co. is located in Pembroke, Virginia (25 minutes west of Blacksburg and Virginia Tech) on the beautiful New River. We are a full-service outdoor company that provides canoe, kayak, and raft rentals on the New River, cabin rentals, and guided New River fishing trips for trophy smallmouth bass & musky. New River Outdoor Co. puts a great deal of personal effort into each and every river trip. Our trip planning, quality equipment, training, promptness, and care for our clients are attributes that we take great pride in.

Tangent Outfitters | Pembroke | (540) 626-4567

Tangent Outfitters, with locations in Pembroke and Radford, Virginia, is a full service outfitter and guide service, specializing in canoeing, kayaking, rafting, stand up paddle boarding, mountain biking and guided fishing. We have a variety of trips throughout the year to get you standing up and walking on water.

Bluecat on the New Outfitters | Fries | (276) 766-3729

Blue Cat offers two locations to meet all your outdoor adventure needs! A relaxing and fun vacation awaits you on the New River at either our Draper, VA or our Fries, VA location, by Blue Cat on the New! We offer kayak and canoe rentals, as well as instruction at both Draper and Fries! After your journey down the river, enjoy a night’s stay in one of our authentic tipis at our Draper location! For your fishing trips or outdoor recreation fun, call Blue Cat on the New! Blue Cat on the New caters to the needs of groups and individuals. We offer equipment and guidance for the rich river experience you want.

New River Musky | New River | (540)922-2732

Captain Mike’s specialty and passion is guiding for musky & smallmouth on lures and fly rod. He has been a full time professional guide for more than 25 years. Every client gets 110% effort toward trying to catch one of fresh waters most prized and elusive big game predators and the hard fighting river bronzebacks.

Greasy Creek Outfitters | Riner | (540) 230-6708

Greasy Creek Outfitters offers you the best fishing in Southwest Virginia. Fishing trips on the New River and its tributaries are available throughout the year. Muskie, smallmouth bass, striped bass and walleye.

Biking Outfitters

Tangent Outfitters | Pembroke | (540) 626-4567

The New River Trail is a scenic trail that follows the New River from Fries and Galax to Pulaski. It is an old rail bed, so it is virtually flat. This is a great trip for families and those who want a mellow and scenic ride. You can join us for either a guided or unguided trip along the New River Trail. Tangent Outfitters provides 21 speed mountain bikes made by Specialized, a respected name in the Bike Industry. These top quality bikes are lightweight and durable. We also provide helmets and water bottles which are included with each bike.

The Junction| Draper | (540) 994-5659

The Junction caters to those seeking adventure in Southwest Virginia.  Whether you want to see that area by bike or are on a 4,000 mile tour, the Junction is your stop for parts, accessories, area information, service, bike rentals and more. We have a large selection of Life is Good clothing, Melissa and Doug toys, disc golf discs, bike parts and accessories in stock.

Sundog Outfitters | Damascus | (866) 515-3441

Sun Dog Outfitter rents mountain bikes, specialty bikes, cruiser bikes, kids bikes, trail-a-bikes and  baby trailers. We have a bike for every age and skill level. Our bikes are professionally maintained by certified bicycle mechanics. We have a variety of sizes in a fleet that is over 100 bikes big! We offer bicycle shuttle service to Whitetop Station on the Virginia Creeper Trail,  the Mt Rogers National Recreation Area high country or pick up from one of the local or International airports. We do custom bicycle shuttles at reasonable prices. Call us toll free to check our bike shuttle rates.

Creeper Trail Bike Rental and Shuttle Service | Damascus | (276) 475-3611

At Creeper Trail Bike Rental you will find the perfect place to begin your mountain biking outing. Start here at Whitetop and ride the 17 miles downhill to Damascus VA where you can catch one of our shuttles back from our Damascus Shop. Or, you can ride the full 34 miles to Abingdon VA and we’ll pick you up there. Of course, if you really enjoy biking and the exercise, you can make the round trip by bike.

JC’s Outdoors| Damascus | (276) 475-5727

Bike rentals for everyone. Affordable and right off the trail. Family owned and run and comes highly recommended.

Bike Station | Damascus | (866) 475-3629

The Bike Station is located in beautiful, southwest Virginia, in the town of Damascus. We are the premier bike rental and bike shuttle service for the Virginia Creeper Trail.
For your riding pleasure, our bike rental fleet is comprised of many types of bikes ranging from mountain bikes to leisure path cruisers and comfort bikes, as well as tandems. All of our bikes are expertly maintained and include gel seats, riser handlebars and frame sizes from 14-inch to 21-inch. We have what it takes to meet the needs of every rider visiting the Virginia Creeper Trail.

Shuttle Shack | Damascus | (276) 475-3773

Shuttle Shack rents mountain bikes, comfort bikes, cruiser bikes, kids bikes, trail-a-bikes and child trailers for the Virginia Creeper Trail. We have a bike for every age and skill level. Shuttle Shack rental bikes are professionally maintained by certified bicycle mechanics. Shuttle Shack has a variety of sizes to choose from. All rental bikes are high quality bikes from Giant, Cannondale, and Marin.

Blue Blaze Bicycle and Shuttle Service | Damascus | (800) 475-5095 or (276) 475-5095

For your riding pleasure, our bike rental fleet is comprised all types of bikes ranging from TREK Mountain Bikes to leisure path cruisers and comfort bikes, as well as tandems. All of our bikes are expertly maintained and include gel seats, riser handlebars and all frame sizes. We take pride in customer satisfaction and in meeting the needs of every rider visiting the Virginia Creeper Trail.
At Blue Blaze Bike & Shuttle Service you will find a well trained staff that will answer any questions that may arise. Our drivers are safe and courteous and our loaders will fit and prepare your rental bike so that you are comfortable.