Contact the providers listed below for access to canoes, kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, bicycles, and other outdoor gear for navigating the blueway or greenway.

Back Country Ski & Sport
1931 Apperson Drive, Salem VA, 540.389.8602 (Salem)
3710 South Main Street Blacksburg, VA, 540.552.6400 (Blacksburg)

Back Country Ski & Sports rents kayaks for the day. Pick up your boat at either their Salem or Blacksburg location, hit the river of your choice, and return to the boat when you’re done.


Roanoke Mountain Adventures
806 Wasena Avenue SW
Roanoke VA 24015

Located on the Roanoke River Greenway in Wasena Park. Roanoke Mountain Adventures is a full service outfitter offering guided and self guided outdoor adventures for mountain biking, road cycling, paddleboarding, kayaking and other activities. Rent a kayak, standup paddleboard (SUP), or tube.


UnderDog Bikes
1113 Piedmont St SE
Roanoke VA 24014

Located on the Roanoke River Greenway at Walnut Avenue Bridge. UnderDog Bikes offers bicycle sales, repairs, and rental.


On the Greenway
1253 West Riverside Drive
Salem Virginia 24153

On the Greenway specializes in biking excursions for the whole family on the peaceful Roanoke River Greenway along with tube rentals to float the Roanoke River.