Float, Fish, Swim
Great Add-Ons to Your Cabin Stay
Guided Smallmouth Trips: 2019 kicks off our 16th year as a full-time guide service. The New River is a tremendous resources for big river smallmouth, and we can not wait to get this season started. Spring is an exciting time, and it is hard to beat March thru the end of May for overgrown smallies. For fully guided smallmouth trips to the beautiful New River, click here for all the details. We are NOW BOOKING for the 2019 smallmouth season! 540-921-7438.
Fishing: You are welcome to fish Walker Creek in front of your cabin throughout the duration of your stay. It is abundant with smallmouth, rock bass, and sunfish, and we have over a mile of private access. Fishing is strictly Catch and Release. Virginia residents over 16 and non-residents over 12 will need a Virginia freshwater fishing license. Click here to purchase a license.
Swimming: You are welcome to swim in Walker Creek in front of your cabin throughout your stay when levels are safe to do so. Creek levels can fluctuate, so please contact us for guidance on safe swimming levels.
Tubes: No charge. Walker Creek only. Take short floats in front of you cabin or to/from your cabin. We can help with float itineraries.
Kayak Rentals: $25 per kayak per stay. Walker Creek only. We can help with float itineraries.
Shuttles: $25 per kayak. New River or Walker Creek drop off/pickup. Includes map and river safety instruction. Shuttle starts and ends at your cabin.
Guided Musky Trips: For off-site musky trips to the beautiful New River, click here.
Equipment: The basic rental fee includes the use of a kayak, paddle, and personal flotation device.
Requirements: You are responsible for yourself and your personal items on the creek or river. You must be in good health and be physically fit. You should be in good mental condition and know your limitations. You should expect fun and relaxation, but know that there will be some challenges. You will need to be able to assist in loading and unloading your vessel and carry it over short distances. Because of the risks associated with the sport, it is recommended that you be a competent swimmer. If you have any special medical conditions, consult your doctor before taking any trips and notify a NROC staff member about your condition before participating.
Assumption of Risk: Outdoor recreational activities have inherent risks, dangers, and hazards. Your participation in such activities, including use of NROC's services and equipment, may result in injury, illness, or death. NROC assumes no responsibility for personal safety and/or loss of personal property. We ask that you read and sign a "waiver and release of liability form" before you make the trip. A parent or guardian must sign a "parent/guardian permission form" for those under 18. You participate at your own risk.
Reservations: Call 540-921-7438 to add an on- or off-site activity to your trip. Please arrange activities prior to your arrival so that we can have the equipment ready for you and your dates reserved. Subject to availability.