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James River Outfitters

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110 Y Bridge Blvd, Galena, MO 65656-9238
+1 417-357-6443
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Fun Float

The river is clean, calm, and always a blast!! JRO has a clean campground and is the perfect place... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Karly B
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Republic, Missouri
Lovely river and nice employees

We had a group of 17 kayaks on a weekday, most participants over 50 yrs, some rented from James... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
swr
,
Kimberling City MO
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  • Average11%
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110 Y Bridge Blvd, Galena, MO 65656-9238
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+1 417-357-6443
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The river is clean, calm, and always a blast!! JRO has a clean campground and is the perfect place to chill with your friends or take your family.

Thank Karly B
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

We had a group of 17 kayaks on a weekday, most participants over 50 yrs, some rented from James River Outfitters, some just had the shuttle for their own kayak. River had a good flow, went 11.4 mile trip in 5 hrs, with 2 -30...More

Thank swr
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I went kayaking and camping with a few friends and everything went great. It was even their first day open and everything was clean and ready, even with all of the flooding. The prices were okay but the owners and workers were very nice and...More

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Have a great time, just make sure to ask about the route and the condition of the river. Depending on the experience of your party, make sure that you have the right life jackets and correct balance of boaters in each craft. The river can...More

Thank Ted H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had a family reunion and decided to go on a rafting trip. We had grandparents and grandchildren and everyone had a good time. I would recommend reservations and be patient while waiting to get bussed up to put in the water. We did the...More

Thank Sherri T
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our family goes all over the state of Missouri to float our rivers, and we always rent canoes and kayaks for our trips.. James River Outfitters were by far the worst canoe rental place we have ever dealt with.. they were so unorganized first of...More

Thank Tonyjk2010
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

We did several things this trip, but this was everyone's favorite. My only complaint was the time it took for them to get everyone loaded and down to the river. In fairness - it was pretty busy, but they didn't seem to be very organized....More

Thank michele_baxter
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This was my first experience on the James River. And, I'm happy I booked with James River Outfitters. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. Even though it was a sold out day, we had no issues with our reservation. Once dropped off at the...More

Thank GinBlox
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

It's a float tip, what can I say. If you have seen one, you've seen them all. Might be a long wait between getting there and actually getting on the water, be patient and turn in your bus ticket.

Thank MrsWKoller
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy coming here...the campgrounds are always clean, lots are spacious and spread out...easy river access...always a great time!

Thank Andrey A
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