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Paddle Trip – Smith Bridge to Intervale

Quick Details

Sit-on-Top Single Kayak One person per kayak
Sit Inside Kayak One person per kayak
Customers in a Tandem Kayak All prices per person • Up to 2 people per kayak
Customers in a Raft All prices per person • 2 people minimum • Up to 5 people per raft
Private Boat Shuttle Only Shuttle passenger only • bringing own boat
Customer in a Canoe # People going in a Canoe, priced per person

Our longest trip

Paddle the upper Jackson River in Alleghany County. This section normally features crystal clear water, great current, and excellent mountain views. The many class I & II rapids make this section fun and exciting yet is easily paddled by beginners. This trip launches at the National Forest Smith Bridge shore line river access point and ends back at our take out at Intervale Park ramp. This trip typically starts at 9 am daily. Trip starts at 9AM daily. Available for groups of 4 or more.

Duration: This trip is 10 river miles long and typically takes 4 to 5 hours to complete.

Minimum Age: For insurance and safety reasons minimum age for any river trip is 6 years old. No underage exceptions. Small kids must be in boats with their parents or guardians.

The price includes the use of detailed river maps, a safety orientation, the use of boats, paddles, life jackets, dry bags, dry boxes, and shuttles. All our trips are unguided unless specially stated otherwise. Please note the total passenger and gear weight limit for our canoes is 800 pounds, and the weight limit for kayakers is approximately 300 pounds. All customers need to be able to swim and agree to wear a life jacket. Kayaks are by far the most popular rental boat choice. With advance reservations, we can rent canoes or rafts when river conditions permit.