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The River Rat's Canoe Rental

4361 Highway 431, Columbia, TN 38401-7679
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Fun outdoor activity for all

Booking online was so easy. Just showed up and signed the liability form and we were off. All the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
0501MVKG
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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5 mile trip

We went early on a Tuesday morning. There was no one around and it was a peaceful three hour trip... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cassidy G
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Canoe and kayak rentals on the Scenic Duck River.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“mile trip” (2 reviews)
“canoe kayak” (2 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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4361 Highway 431, Columbia, TN 38401-7679
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booking online was so easy. Just showed up and signed the liability form and we were off. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. The lady who checked us in answered all our questions. We went and parked and then got on the bus...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went early on a Tuesday morning. There was no one around and it was a peaceful three hour trip. River was cool and saw a bunch of wildlife. A baby turtle and three chicks. The rental place was okay. Nothing to complain about. Enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

5 mile was just right for our small children (7 and 4). Beautiful ride! Service was outstanding.. very friendly!

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Process was smooth. Made reservations online. Was very easy, received confirmation right away. Had to add one canoe at last minute the day of float but they were extremely accommodating! Everyone was great to work with at River Rats. The Duck River is beautiful, we...More

Thank Ilean T
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I, along with his sister and her husband rented 2 canoe's for the 5 mile for her B'day. It was a beautiful day, water was perfect. When we got to the end we were wishing we had done the 9 mile as...More

2  Thank VitoSeraAmato
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

First time kayaking on the Duck River and selected The River Rat’s for the day. Rented two kayak’s and the reservation and check-in process was good. The young lady checking us in was very patient and took great care of us. Upon checking in we...More

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Very well organized. Got us to the river quickly. Staff did all the lifting. Fun day on the Duck. Thanks!

Thank KarenNashvilleTN
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Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

KarenNashvilleTN, Thanks for coming out! Next time try one of our other trips, there are three! Give us a call to set up your next adventure.

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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Family of four (2 teenagers); really had a nice experience; they even let us come several hours early to avoid severe weather. It was great!

Thank Julie S
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Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Julie S, We always try to be accomodating as best we can. We're glad you enjoyed your family outing. Be sure to try one of our other trips this season!

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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great canoe/kayak outfitter. Very nice people. If you have your own equipment they will shuttle you & your boat for a small fee.

1  Thank Crystal C
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Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

Crystal C, We're always happy to welcome guests with their own equipment. And if you forget your paddles or lifejackets we have those available for rent too! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, great prices. Our family had a wonderful day on the river. Shallow waters you can stand up in, so don't worry if your not a big fan of being on the water. They had plenty of double and single kayaks. Canoes also available...More

Thank jovi94
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Management response:Responded 30 July 2017

jovi94, I'm happy to hear you had a great time with your family last season. I hope you were able to make it back out to us this year despite all the rain. We certainly advise keeping your valuables in a drybag (or box), both...More

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