We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Eagles Nest Outfitters

Features Animals
Save
Share
Review Highlights
A Variety of Excursions, but It is what it is.....

We had a fun afternoon paddling three canoes on the shortest trip (about 2 hours). The quality and... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Bob P
,
Arlington, Virginia
via mobile
Poor service, loud campground, expensive

Kayaking and camping the Trough area is a 5! This outfitter, though... All this outfitter has going... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
CarolinaGirlVA
,
Scottsville, Virginia
Read all 13 reviews
4
All photos (4)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
Jul 3, 2017
“A Variety of Excursions, but It is what it is.....”
Jun 12, 2017
“Poor service, loud campground, expensive”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
23°
11°
Aug
20°
Sep
14°
Oct
Contact
Petersburg, WV
Website
+1 304-257-2393
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
3
3
2
2
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
3
3
2
2
3
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fun afternoon paddling three canoes on the shortest trip (about 2 hours). The quality and age of the equipment and transport vans leave a little to be desired, the reason for just 3 stars. Eagle Nest has been run by the same...More

3  Thank Bob P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Kayaking and camping the Trough area is a 5! This outfitter, though... All this outfitter has going for it is that there few other options in the area. They were not straightforward about pricing on the phone when we were preparing. $89/pp to rent a...More

3  Thank CarolinaGirlVA
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great people to book canoe or kayak rentals. Customer care is first rate. Fishing in the area is excellent and beautiful river view compliment your adventure.

1  Thank William A
Reviewed 2 August 2016

There were 4 in our group. I told the owner none of us had ever went kayaking before, that we were newbies, so I picked the shortest trip he had which was 2 1/2 hours long. He never went with us or sent a guide...More

1  Thank mymamafisher
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I have been canoeing the South Branch for over 30 years with a group of friends. We all own our canoes, however, occasionally friends will join us that don't have a canoe. I have seen the service get worse and worse over the years. The...More

5  Thank Chuck V
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We went as a small group to end the summer. The water was a little low for August. The owners were up front and told us if we did the trip, we would have to walk in some shallow places. We went anyway and had...More

Thank alm122
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We have used this outfitter several times, we will NEVER make that mistake again! We visited Petersburg to do a kayak trip on the South Branch of the Potomac River over Memorial Day weekend. We called before we went to check the price of transport...More

9  Thank SupportLocal365
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Eagles Nest may service a great stretch of river, but they take advantage of their monopoly as the only outfitter. Don't be surprised by poor service and misleading advice. After using them for 10 years, and normally very pleased with them, and enjoying their company,...More

7  Thank Cactus304
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Very nice company. We originally wanted kayaks but ended up with canoes due to the water level. They took us to the drop off point and then picked us up at the rendevous on time. Detailed maps explaining trouble areas to avoid. Great trip!

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 29 August 2013 via mobile

August is not the best month for canoeing, however my family had so much fun. There were some areas with rocks and trees because water level was low so we had to get off and pull the canoe. We definitely would go back when the...More

1  Thank SpiderSmarts
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Eagles Nest Outfitters staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines