Come Play With Us! Call 276-645-1020 For Your Reservations!

  • Kayak On The Fork

    Fun! Easy!
    No Experience Required!

  • Play With Mother Nature!

    ...Float the Fork in 2015!

Keep Calm and Kayak! Call For Your Reservation 276-645-1020! Email Adventure Mendota!

Get Off The Grid and Into the River!

Adventure Mendota offers unguided kayak river trips from our base camp on Swinging Bridge Road on the North Fork of the Holston. Our Class I/Class II river is perfect for recreational kayaking; the water's gentle flow ensures your first kayak trip will be as good as your next ten! No experience necessary! Call 276-645-1020 for your reservation!

Thank You For Floating the Fork!

  • Washington County Business Challenge First Place Winner Existing Business

    Is Washington County, Virginia a great place to start a small business.  YES!  Most definitely, YES!!!

    - Adventure Mendota Takes 1st Place
  • Rock Dam Summer Picture

    In 2016 we’ve added an upriver route for customers who own their own kayaks who are experienced enough to navigate the rock dam.  (See the pix on our rate page.) This is great for those who want to fish or who want to kayak slowly.

    - New Route!
  • Ohio State Kayak Girl

    Mike and I were at Manna Bagel eating breakfast when someone came up and said “Getting ready to go kayaking this summer?” We didn’t know them but of course we loved them because they had visited us in 2015. FIST BUMP! We felt like celebs!

    - Fist Bump!
  • Cup and check

    Adventure Mendota took second place in the My Southwest Virginia Opportunity Challenge.  You can bet that $10,000 will be put to good use!

    - We Won $10,000!
  • TUbe girl - Copy

    Those nice folks at Appalachian Spring invited us to be in the movies!   Really!  A 10 minute video about all the great outdoor recreation things Southwest Virginia has to offer!! Go look for it on our RiverBlog posts.  We’re at the end inviting everyone to that postcard called Southwest Virginia!!

    - We’re In the Movies
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    12 Kayaks On May 9, 2015.   42 Kayaks on July 4, 2015.   52 Kayaks when we open on May 7, 2016.   Thank you to those of you who have made this happen.  XOXO  Eva

    - 52 Kayaks
  • Life jackets on fence

    No stinky life vest for Adventure Mendota’s guests.  We wash them daily and hang then out to dry on our hillbilly clothesline.

    - 2016!
  • Fork Taxi2

    Adventure Mendota’s tag reads “FRK TAXI”…(for those of you who aren’t from around here…that stands for Fork Taxi…we’re on the North Fork!). More importantly our tag say “In God We Trust.” We do and we will.

    - We Do and We Will!

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