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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Cool shop it has alot of stuff for the outdoorsy person in your family Neat stuff for your kayak too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 816carlee
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Staff is awesome and know a TON of things "outdoorsy". They have tons of things for tour outdoor needs plus you wants. They have things you didnt even know you needed! They will take time to explain all the "things" plus they can give you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TonyaTraveler
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great place right on the river. If you are planning to go on the weekend and will be renting a kayak, PFD, or both, then I strongly recommend making a reservation ahead of time. We planned for 12:00 on Sunday and I think everyone had...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank trkramer527
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

We were there Sat of Father's Day Weekend, without reservations. Very dumb on our part, but they were able to pull it off. The owners are very organized and friendly. We set off for 2 hrs, which was about the limit for us (have only...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jim S
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This was such a great find for a beautiful day trip. We were staying in Marietta and hopped over to Wrightsville. The staff here were so helpful and informative.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank ceckert18
Reviewed 17 August 2015

What a gem! Great location on the Susquehanna, awesome proprietors and sales people and excellent pricing. Rented kayaks for a paddle with our grandkids and had a great time. If there was a B&B we'd be there more often.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Been there 4 times now every time has been amazing stayed until sunset took pictures with my Pentax K5 & KR We always check the weather before we go on the water and check the wind speed. the owners are super nice, employees are friendly!...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Make Shanks Mare a destination, or visit it while on an outing down to the river. Either way, enjoy their historic old building and sit in a rocker on the long porch looking at the river. Steve and Liz have had their store for over...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank JaneYost
Reviewed 20 February 2015

A great business sitting on the banks of the Susquehanna River. Gear for all types of water sports along with guided tours and classes. They now have a restaurant to quell your hunger!

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank ricom1
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We recently participated in the Paddle and Dinner event. Two of us had kayaked before but it had been a while and the third person in our party had never kayaked. The event leaders were very patient and did a quick lesson for the beginners....More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Care P
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