Zaloos Canoes

Zaloo's Canoes offers the finest canoe kayak and tube rentals. We specialize in canoe kayak camping trips for Scouts, families and friends on the historic and scenic New River, an American Heritage River. Truly a great canoeing and tubing river for a child's first river experience. We are the oldest and friendliest canoeing, tubing, and kayaking outfitter in the area with thirty three years of experience.

We are now open weekends and will open seven days a week starting May 15 th.

Please bring extra cloths in a dry bag of some sort to take down the river in case you turn your canoe over

Zaloo's Canoes is located on South Fork of the New River, a National Scenic and Wild River and an American Heritage River. Zaloo's Canoes Kayaks and Tubes is the oldest and friendliest outfitter in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our ideal riverside location is four miles from Jefferson, NC in Historic Ashe County. We are on the very best stretch of the New River in North Carolina. Thirty one miles of river below us is designated as New River State Park, and a National Scenic and Wild River with three state parks with campgrounds that make for great two to five day wilderness canoe and kayak camping trips. We are open seven days a week for canoeing, kayaking and tubing from mid may through mid September. We are open weekends for canoeing and kayaking from mid April through mid May and mid September through mid October. Reservation are highly recommended especially for weekends.
The New River is also recognized as prime for sport fishing. The New River is a favorite of small mouth bass fishermen. Trout fishing is excellent in the smaller, faster tributaries, most of which are designated general trout waters and are stocked regularly with rainbow and brown trout. Anglers need a state fishing license in order to fish the designated trout streams . A license can be obtained on line at

Call 800-535-4027 for reservations and info 3874 NC HWY 16 south Jefferson, NC 28640

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1 800 535 4027

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