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Ideal lazy afternoon

Rafting, fishing or bird watching in a beautiful surrounding, try Vermont river runners for a first... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Maynooth, Ireland

I love the Battenkill! You can have a great time swimming, tubing, fishing, kayaking, and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Arlington, Vermont
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Rafting, fishing or bird watching in a beautiful surrounding, try Vermont river runners for a first class seat to it all!

Thank JoeBo1
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I love the Battenkill! You can have a great time swimming, tubing, fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. You couldn't ask for a more beautiful setting.

Thank loonat64
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Every Fourth of July a group of my friends and I cruise the river. It's clean and beautiful. It's always a blast & locals are so friendly. Fishing is great too!

Thank Brianna T
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I was struck by how peaceful and breathtakingly beautiful this river was. My teenage girls and I canoed and kayaked down the river and it was absolutely gorgeous! Saw a beaver swimming along side us which was very cool. I was also surprised at the...More

Thank ColleenPasko
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I walked along this river in late September, the weather was lovely, the path was mowed, but I've never seen so many mosquitoes & other flying, annoying bugs. And I'm no bug-phobe -- usually pretty tolerant. I enjoyed the view but this kept it from...More

Thank thedogColumbia_MO
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Famous as one of the best flyfishing rivers in New England, the Battenkill also has many wonderful swimming holes (including one just under the covered bridge in West Arlington) and many spots for putting in a kayak or tube. Highly recommended on a hot summer...More

Thank CavalierJCS
Reviewed 26 July 2016

As a retired Maine and Adirondack Guide, I can't say enough about the quality of this outfitter. They offer complete packages including put in and pick up and also offer a shuttle service for those with their own canoes or kayaks. The staff are very...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We accessed the Battenkill from a camping area in Arlington called "Camping on the Battenkill." Because of its perfect combination of beauty, cleanliness, and handy local businesses for supplies, this campground and a 5 mile section of the river has accommodated our large group for...More

Thank j0hndil
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a 12 mile river trip using our own kayaks. Our entire family including our 9 year old loved this trip. It was better than any amusement park. We arranged at trip through Josh at Vermont River Rafters. He is so knowledgeable and...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The river is majestic in its beauty and very photogenic in many areas of the river. One area is in West Arlington at the covered bridge by the green. It's in this area a house and studio still stand that was the residence of Norman...More

1  Thank macnan3
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