​​​​​​ZipLining at Sandy River Outdoor Adventure Park in Farmville Virginia


Canoe and Kayak Outfitters

Call Us: 434 392 7275

Spring & Fall: Fri - Sat - Sun 8:00a.m-5:00 p.m

Summer: Daily 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m

Reservations Recommended. Space is limited.

Team Building & groups can request anytime.

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Sandy River Outdoor Adventures 

147 Monroe Church Rd. Rice VA 23966

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Chose from our fleet of tandem and solo kayaks and double and single canoes for your independent water adventure in the lake or on the river! 

Adventure on your own, or call to arrange a guided trip ($50.00 guide fee applies).

The Sandy River Reservoir features over 600 acres of lake to explore!  Enjoy fishing, or hug the shore like for glimpses of wildlife and nature.  Lake trips run 7 days a week leaving from The Adventure Park (at Sandy River Retreat), at 9:30am or 1:30pm and are canoe and kayak friendly.  Participants will park at the lake.

Take a trip down the Appomattox River, a very friendly float, ending in the heart of Down Town Farmville VA!  Trips will run on Saturdays and Sundays only, leaving from The Outdoor Adventure Store on North Main Street at 9:30am or 1:30pm.  Participants will park near the take out and will be shuttled to the put in.  Only kayaks are permitted on the river.

Double Canoe: $35.00 (lake only)

Tandem Kayak: $35.00

Solo Kayak: $30.00

** $5.00 River fee per boat--KAYAKS ONLY on the river

Canoe and Kayak Policies:

  • -All participants must have a signed waiver, participants under 18 years old need a parent or guardian signature to participate
  • -Participants must be at least 7 years old to float with and adult, and at least 14 years old to paddle alone
  • -All participants must know how to swim
  • -Personal flotation device and paddles are provided and must be worn
  • -Shoes must be worn at all times, closed toed shoes only on the river
  • -Reservations are required and must be made at least 12 hours in advance, walks ups will be taken as available
  • -Absolutely no one under the influence of drugs or alcohol may participate
  • -There is no swimming permitted in the reservoir
  • -Minimum of 2 participants are needed for a trip to run
  • -Sum of air temperature and water temperature must be 120 degrees or higher
  • -River must be between 4 and 8 feet
  • -Trips will run in a light rain, however sever or extreme weather will require cancellation of the rental
  • -If water or river conditions prohibit a river trip, participants may elect to change their rental to the lake, or to reschedule for a different date
  • -All refunds are subject to a 20% restocking fee
  • -All cancellations require at least 24 hours notice
  • -Other terms and conditions may apply