When is HRC open?  

Hometown River Co. will greet guest FRIDAY - SUNDAY.  Our hours of operation are 8:00am - 6:00pm, FRIDAY- SUNDAY. During these hours you can call us @ (336) 404-1616 or stop by for more information and to schedule your river run adventure time!


*Ronda to Crater Park.  This run is  approximately 7-miles it can take on average 3-4.5+ hours depending on water levels, tube vs. kayak and if you paddle or simply float .

*Roaring River to Crater Park and this run is approximately 11-miles and can take on average 4-6+ hours depending on water levels, tube vs. kayak and if you paddle or simply float.

Shuttle Times:

We offer 90 minute intervals for our shuttle times. Shuttle are scheduled by reservation only,  simply call us and we will do our best to get you on the water at a time that works for you.  Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your shuttle time. This will insure your are fitted properly for all equipment and that your check-in is complete. 

Sorry, but we do not shuttle pets. 


All Trips are SELF GUIDED!!

You can take your time making your way back to us but EVERYONE must be back at HRC by 6:00pm!!!

*Late Returns will be charged $10 per person, per 15 minute interval*

It is each participants responsibility to practice water safety, this includes wearing life vests at all times

Children ages 12 & under are required by NC Law to wear life vests at all times while on waterways!

Due to safety & liability a child under the age of five (5) years old cannot be allowed in rental equipment.

What Do I Need To Bring?

Here at HRC we strive to make your experience as enjoyable and stress free as possible! Whether you are an avid water explorer or a first time kayaker we are here to help.

*Pack your hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and water shoes/old shoes are highly recommended!!!

 (flip-flops not recommended)

*Pack plenty of water and a snack for the trip.

*Dress in layers. What starts out as a cool morning can quickly become a heated noon time float!

*Bring a towel & clothes to freshen up in our spacious changing rooms when you return.

*Most importantly bring a great smile and be ready to have fun!

*If you do forget a necessity we will help you find it.