Rentals

You can rent boats, bikes and backpacking equipment from several conveniently located River Sports Outfitters locations. Rentals are by the hour or by the day depending on the rental location. We also accommodate group and event rentals. Please call us at 865-523-0066 for more information or if you have any questions.

RSO Sutherland Avenue

2918 Sutherland Avenue • Knoxville, TN 37919
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Phone: (865) 523-0066

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 10:00am-8:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am-6:00pm

Sunday: 12:00p-6:00pm

 

Rentals 1/2 Day Per Day
Hobie and Fishing Kayak – Full Day Rentals Only* $75
Kayaks, SUPs, Canoes – Full Day Rentals Only* $50
Greenway Bikes** $20 $35
Mountain Bike Hardtail** $40
Mountain Bike: Full Suspension** $60
Backpacks and Tents $25
*Paddle Sports Deposit
We require a $200 security deposit on all equipment rented.  A security deposit can be taken by cash or credit card authorization. (Credit card will not be charged unless equipment is damaged or not returned and will be charged accordingly. Lost or stolen equipment will be charged 30% of the current retail price for the equipment.)
**Bike Rental Deposit
We require a $250 security deposit on all bicycle rentals, full suspension mountain bikes require a $500 deposit.  The deposit can be taken by cash or credit card authorization. (Credit card will not be charged unless equipment is damaged or not returned and will be charged accordingly. Lost or stolen equipment will be charged 30% of the current retail price for the equipment.)

River Sports at Ijams Nature Center

2915 Island Home Avenue • Knoxville, TN 37920
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Phone: (865) 696-0806
Boat rentals are located at Meads quarry lake, 4398 Island Home Ave. Greenway bike rentals are available at the Ijams Nature Center.

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 11am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 8pm
Sunday: 12pm to 8pm

**We may close if there is inclement weather. Please call or check our facebook page for information.

Email rso@riversportsoutfitters.com to schedule group events

Rentals at the Quarry
Kayaks, SUPs, Canoes $12 Per Hour
Rentals at the Center
Greenway Bikes $15/2 hours, $20/4 hours or $35/day
Cash or credit card is required for payment and a security deposit and or drivers license will be required for deposit purposes. Lost or stolen equipment will be charged 30% of the current retail price for the equipment. A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

River Sports at The Cove

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11808 Northshore Drive • Knoxville, TN 37922
Phone: (865) 544-0003

Hours:

Monday – Friday: 11am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 8pm
Sunday: 12pm to 8pm
**We may close if there is inclement weather. Please call or check our facebook page for information.

Email rso@riversportsoutfitters.com to schedule group events

Rentals 1/2 Day Per Day
Kayaks, SUPs, Canoes $40 $50
Cash or credit card is required for payment and a security deposit and or drivers license will be required for deposit purposes. Lost or stolen equipment will be charged 30% of the current retail price for the equipment. A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Seven Islands

Book your rental!

River Sports Outfitters will be offering rentals for a Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing paddle. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 3 hours depending on current and sightseeing. Rentals start on Saturdays from 10am to 10:30am from the boat launch area. The boats will be picked up at Cruz landing at 1 PM. On Sundays, rentals take place between 1PM and 1:30PM with boats picked up at Cruz landing at 4pm.
Seven Islands
Seven Islands Put In
2809 Kelly Ln • Kodak, TN 37764
Phone: (865) 407-8335

Cruz Landing Take Out
7860 Kodak Road • Kodak, TN

Seven Islands Hours
Seven Islands open Sat. & Sun. by reservation weather permitting. Please call 865-523-0066
Hours:
Saturday: 10am to 10:30am put-in, pickup at 1pm.
Sunday: 1pm to 1:30pm put-in, pickup at 4pm

Rentals Cost
10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm trips $30
10am to 5pm trip $50
Rentals last 2-4 hours depending on river current and sightseeing.
All renters must be off the water by 1pm for morning rentals and 6pm for afternoon rentals. Preregistration with River Sports Outfitters – 865-523-0066 – is advised. Boats will be reserved for those that preregister. Any available boats will be made available to the public after registered guests have been served. Cash or credit card is required for payment and a security deposit and or drivers license will be required for deposit purposes. Lost or stolen equipment will be charged 30% of the current retail price for the equipment. A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Panther Creek

Panther Creek
Boat Ramp at Panther Creek Park
2010 Panther Creek Park Rd • Morristown, TN 37814
Phone: (615) 532-0001
Click here for a map of the park

Panther Creek Hours Start
Hours:
Saturday: 10am to 7pm
Sunday: 12pm to 7pm

Must be off the water by 7pm.

Rentals 2 hrs 4 hrs Full Day
Kayaks, SUPs, Canoes $20 $30 $50
Cash or credit card is required for payment and a security deposit and or drivers license will be required for deposit purposes. Lost or stolen equipment will be charged 30% of the current retail price for the equipment. A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Knoxville Convention Center


701 Henley Street • Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 522-5669 (Venue number)
Knoxville Convention Center
River Sports Numbers:

Bike rentals at the convention center are closed for the season. Please call the Sutherland Ave location, 865-523-0066, if you have any questions.