Float, Fish, Swim
Great Add-Ons to Your Cabin Stay
Guided Smallmouth Trips:The New River is a tremendous resources for big river smallmouth, and we can not wait to get you on the river. Spring is an exciting time, and it is hard to beat March thru the end of May for overgrown smallies. Summertime is great for numbers and is a favorite for novice anglers, family trips, & corporate outings. For fully guided smallmouth trips to the beautiful New River, click here for all the details. 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 (unless damaged). Walker Creek only. Take short floats in front of your cabin. Not meant for "tubing trips" thru rapids.
Kayak Rentals: $25 per kayak per stay. Walker Creek only. Use our kayaks to get familiar with paddling, to explore the creek a little further or get to that fishing hole without wading. Not meant for trips thru rapids on the creek and not meant to be taken to the river.
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.