Kayak, Canoe, Standup Paddleboard, and Tubing trips just 5 minutes from Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall.


We connect locals and visitors of all experience levels with memorable adventures on the scenic Rivanna River.

Live Music, Food & Drinks by the Rivanna River!!  Friday, September 27th,  4pm-8pm

In partnership with the Front Porch Music School, we are offering music by Gallatin Canyon, food by FireFly food truck, beer, wine & snacks for sale, games and plenty of space for kids to run around. $5 per person suggested donation. We hope to see you there!

If you can walk or bike to the event, please do! If you drive, parking will be available at our headquarters as well as in the back of the Cosner Bros. Auto Body parking lot (simply park and walk 150 ft. down the Rivanna Trail to reach the event)


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We have closed up after a great 2019 season, and look forward to opening again in April, 2020.

To receive our e-newsletter with seasonal updates about our services, specials, and river events, you can enter your email address at the bottom of this page. You can contact us by emailing info@rivannarivercompany.com. Thanks!

Our used gear sale has come and gone, but we are still selling kayaks, paddles, and PFDs by private arrangement (no SUPs or canoes available). Click Here for All Equipment Details and Pricing. 

For inquiries about any type of Custom Group Trip for educational field trips, youth group or scout group experiences, company outings, or staff retreats, please contact Gabe Silver at gabe@rivannarivercompany. We can  make something great happen for you and your organization!

A Rivanna River Co. Gift Certificate as a unique gift for any occasion. Click here to give the gift of a memorable experience in the great outdoors! 



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