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Rocky Forest River Run

172 Rocky Forest Trl, Elkin, NC 28621-7335
+1 336-835-3890
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Great day on the river.

We couldn’t have been more pleased with our experience at Rocky Forest River Run. We arrived a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
kab1007fl
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Melbourne, Florida
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Fun birthday trip

Bottom line...great business and owners. Call ahead and show up on time. Great southern hospitality... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pitchblak13
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Tucson, Arizona
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Paddle Sports Outfitter renting Kayaks, Canoes and River Rubes on the Yadkin River in Elkin, NC. This is amazingly relaxing and one of the most fun things to do in Elkin. We are only a few miles from I-77 and US 21 & just minutes from downtown Elkin. Fun for all ages on the relaxing and winding Yadkin River, one of the longest rivers in NC. We offer 1.5-6 hour trips through Wilkes, Surry and Yadkin counties. Shuttle Service also available.
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5 days ago
“Great day on the river.”
1 week ago
“Fun birthday trip”
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172 Rocky Forest Trl, Elkin, NC 28621-7335
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+1 336-835-3890
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We couldn’t have been more pleased with our experience at Rocky Forest River Run. We arrived a little early and the owner met us and was kind enough to ride us down to the pick up point and show us around the property. The owners...More

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are glad you guys came up our way and chose Rocky Forest River Run to get you on the water while in our area. Hope you had a great time at your other stops in the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bottom line...great business and owners. Call ahead and show up on time. Great southern hospitality and a fun trip. Thanks so much. We bought kayaks the day before to celebrate my wife’s birthday. After looking for a good place to make our maiden voyage we...More

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking time to do the review and we're glad you had a good maiden voyage for your new kayaks. We look forward to seeing you again and getting you farther up stream so you can enjoy more of the Yadkin River....More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My son and I rented two kayaks through Rocky Forest after booking at another local kayaking company fell through. We were glad for that. Booking was simple, the ride to the river pleasant and the kayaks worked out perfectly. I can't say enough about the...More

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

It was nice to meet you and your son. Thank you for taking time to do the review Rob. We're glad it worked out and we could get y'all on the water. When you want to enjoy the Yadkin River again with the wife maybe,...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Cindy is the best! She goes above and beyond to answer any and all questions you may have when arranging plans for a large group and will make it happen for you! Will go back for a longer trip next time!

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you Shelley! We hope to see you again soon! This upcoming season is also a beautiful time to be on the river as a colors start changing.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The two owners were extremely nice and friendly people. Everyone in our group of 15 all said the same. The river was relaxing and easy going. We had a few drinks and enjoyed the day. They take you a short car ride up river and...More

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

We're glad you had a good relaxing time on the Yadkin River... that's what it's all about-chillaxing! We hope to see you next year and thanks for taking time to do the review.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Since we didn't plan ahead, we called on a Sunday morning and were quickly booked that day for a 2pm short Kayaking trip (1.5-2 hour short tip). Staff was kind, nice, attentive and friendly. They walked us through the waivers, process, etc. Kayaks were in...More

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Glad you called & we could get y'all on the schedule Sunday to enjoy the pretty day. Hope you get to come back later in the season to enjoy the colors on the river. Thanks for taking time to do a review!

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The owners were friendly, the kayaks were in great shape, and the river was beautiful. Would recommend to everyone.

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you Esther! We are glad you came and enjoyed the Yadkin! Hope to see you again soon. Cindy RFRR

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I took a short trip down the Yadkin, about 1 1/2 hours, and enjoyed every minute. The staff was super nice and helpful! Would definitely recommend this place to anyone!!

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2016

Thank you for the nice review. We're glad you had a good time!

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Planning for a large middle school youth kayaking trip close to the Piedmont proved quite easy when I chanced upon owners Cindy and Mark's new venture - Rocky Forest River Run out of Elkin, NC. With the waters at 2.4, we opted for the longer...More

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kayadkin, Owner at Rocky Forest River Run, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip Saturday and look forward to seeing you again this coming weekend. Thanks for taking the time to review our business.

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Shelley S
1 April 2017|
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Response from kayadkin | Property representative |
I have tried 3 times during the day to answer but got error. Go to our website for that answer. It is rockyforestriverrun and view trips.
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Shelley S
29 March 2017|
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Response from kayadkin | Property representative |
We do offer 10% discount for military with ID and same for groups of 10+ that are renting kayaks or canoes. Shuttle service is $15-25 (depending on which trip & vessel type) for the 1st vessel, and $8-10 for each additional.
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Shelley S
28 March 2017|
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Response from kayadkin | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry Shelley. Yes, we can accommodate a group of 12 or more. We can rent all for your group, do a mixture of renting and shuttling, or shuttle only for those with their own kayaks. Hope this helps... More
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