Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle
115 W. German Street, Shepherdstown, WV304-876-3000

Rentals

We make it easy to rent bikes, kayaks, float tubes and canoes for the Potomac River, C&O Canal, the Antietam Battlefield, or wherever you want to go!

We also offer a number of package deals that include shuttle service.

Reservations

  • Reservations can be made by phone, in person, or email.
  • We strongly recommend reservations. 
  • Fifty percent deposit required for special requests and groups of 6 or more. The deposit is non-refundable except in the cases of bad weather or high water.
  • We offer a 10% group discount for groups of 10 or more. To qualify the group must have one point of contact for scheduling and payment.
  • We will gladly serve walk-ins to the best of our ability, but do not guarantee service.
  • Kayak / Canoe Trips: Please arrive 20 to 30 minutes prior to your reservation time! The transport will not wait for you.

Rental Requirements

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Credit Card — Security Deposit
  • If under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
  • For your safety we do not allow individuals to embark on a paddle trip alone.
  • No alcohol. No intoxicated persons. No exceptions.

Rental Packages

We’ve bundled our most popular trips into easy to plan packages. These packages include shuttle service & bike locks where applicable.

All prices listed are per person.

We welcome special requests and do our best to cater to each individual and group. À la carte rentals bottom of page.

Pedal Packages

Comfort Bikes, Trail Bikes or Road Bikes

Cycle Antietam Battlefield

  • $54 per person (2 person minimum)
  • Miles: Your choice
  • Duration: Up to 6 hrs
  • Departure time: By reservation

Cycle to Historic Harpers Ferry

  • $59 per person (2 person minimum)
  • Miles: 12
  • Duration: Up to 6 hrs
  • Departure time: By reservation

Pedal & Paddle Packages

Kayaks, Tandem Kayaks, Canoes and Bicycles

Cycle up to Snyder’s Landing on the C&O Canal and then Paddle back to Shepherdstown + Visit the historic ice cream/cold drinks shop, Barrons Store, at Snyder’s Landing.

  • $79 per person
  • Miles: 5 by bike and 5 by boat
  • Duration: 3-4 hrs
  • Departure Times: Sat at 11 & 1:30; Sun at 11; Mon-Fri at noon.

Paddle Packages

Kayaks, Tandem Kayaks and Canoes
All paddle trips are on flat water with no rapids.

Synder’s Landing back to Shepherdstown

  • $59 per person
  • Miles: 5
  • Duration: 2-3 hrs
  • Departure Times: Sat at 10:30, 12:30 & 3; Sun at 10:30 & 12:30; Mon-Fri at 11:30 & 1:30

Taylors Landing to Shepherdstown

  • $62 per person
  • Miles: 8
  • Duration: 3-5 hrs
  • Departure Times: Sat & Sun at 10:30;  Mon-Fri at 11:30

Shepherdstown Boat Ramp

  • $49 per person
  • Miles: Your choice
  • Duration: up to 4 hrs
  • Departure Times: Sat & Sun between 12:30 and 3:00; Mon-Fri between 11:30 and 3:00

Dam 4 back to Shepherdstown

  • $64 per person
  • Miles: 12
  • Duration: 5-7 hrs
  • Departure Times: By reservation, leave before 11:30am

Dam 4 to Dargan's Bend

  • $119 per person
  • Miles: 20
  • Duration: 9+ hrs (2 days)
  • Departure Times: By reservation

Item Prices

Bike Rentals

We have a fleet of regularly maintained bicycles available to rent for the C&O Canal, the Antietam Battlefield, or wherever you want to go! All bike rentals include a helmet.

Trail Bike

For those who want the versatility to explore on or off road with the comfort of a hybrid bike but the speed and performance of a mountain bike.

  • 2 hrs – $25
  • 4 hrs – $35
  • 24 hrs - $45
  • 48 hrs - $75

Comfort Bike

It's all about comfort and cruising on this ride! Cruise along the canal at your own speed on the plush seats these bikes offer.

  • 2 hrs – $25
  • 4 hrs – $35
  • 24 hrs - $45
  • 48 hrs - $75

Fat Tire Bike

Roll down rough city streets, through the park, even on the beach. Do it all on this fun-loving fattie.

  • 2 hrs – $25
  • 4 hrs – $35
  • 24 hrs - $45
  • 48 hrs - $75

Road Bike

Take advantage of the gorgeous scenery on our local back roads with a road bike.

  • 4 hrs – $50
  • 24 hrs - $60
  • 48 hrs - $100

Kids Bike

For kids approximately 4'6” - 4'11”

  • 2 hrs – $20
  • 4 hrs – $30
  • 24 hrs - $40
  • 48 hrs - $60

Kids Trailer

Holds up to two kids with weight capacity of 100 lbs.

  • 2 hrs – $20
  • 4 hrs – $30
  • 24 hrs - $40
  • 48 hrs - $60

Bike Travel Box

Bike packing services available upon request.

  • Up to Four Days – $75
  • Up to Eight Days – $100

Kayaks & Canoe Rentals

Our kayaks and canoes are intended for recreational flatwater use and range from 10 to 15 feet in length. Prices do not include shuttle service; please see our packages (top of page) for kayak and canoe options including shuttle service. All rental fees do include pfd and paddles.

Kayak

We have both sit inside and sit on top varieties of kayaks.

  • 4 hrs – $45
  • 24 hrs - $55
  • 48 hrs - $90

Fishing Kayak

  • 4 hrs – $45
  • 24 hrs - $55
  • 48 hrs - $90

Tandem Kayak

We have both sit inside and sit on top varieties of tandem kayaks.

  • 4 hrs – $60
  • 24 hrs - $70
  • 48 hrs - $120

Canoe

All canoes will seat two people.

  • 4 hrs – $60
  • 24 hrs - $70
  • 48 hrs - $120

Float Tube

Stay cool on a hot summer day with these float tubes on the river.

  • 4 hrs – $20
  • 24 hrs - $25

Contact Us

Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle
115 West German St
Shepherdstown WV 25443 Map
304-876-3000
eddie@thepedalpaddle.com

Summer Hours (Apr-Dec)

  • Sunday 10 - 5
  • Monday – Friday 11 - 7
  • Saturday 10 - 7

Winter Hours (Jan-Mar)

  • Sunday - Closed
  • Monday – Friday 12 - 6
  • Saturday 12 - 6

Voted Best Bike Shop by The Journal Best of the Best, for four years running: 2010-2016

Celebrating 10 Years! 2007-2017