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We will facilitate your outdoor recreational activity by providing the WHAT-HOW-WHERE…..WHAT is needed to do the activity, HOW to do the activity, and WHERE you can do it, all in a socially engaging setting. We carry top rated equipment, sold by knowledgeable staff that uses the equipment we sell themselves in their own pursuit of outdoor recreation. We have experienced instructors that love to share their passion for the outdoors, and trip guides that know our waterways and trails like the back of their hand. We are located near an abundance of recreational assets waiting to be discovered by you.

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The first in our Fall Color Paddles is Oct 3 on the Kish from Bauman to Atwood and Oct 4 on the Sugar from Sugar River Forest Preserve to Two Rivers. Please give us a call or visit our events page at https://rocktownadventures.com/events/ for more info or to register.#GearUpHeadOut #FallPaddling #KayakLife #KishwaukeeRiver #SugarRiver

Thursday, September 24, 2020

For the first time since we started this partnership a few years ago, we have been able to hold each Naturalist paddle with Forest Preserve District of Kane County. Mother Nature has not cooperated! The next, and last, paddle of the season is Oct 11. For more info or to register please call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com.#GearUpHeadOut #FoxRiver #KayakLife

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Tis the time of year when you dip your toes into the water and think "I don't want to go for a swim". However, as paddlers, we need to be prepared if it happens. Gear Up now during our Cold Weather Paddling Apparel Sale and save 20%. You may end up thanking yourself later that you did! Learn what your options are to keep water away at https://bit.ly/2G4cEgk.#GearUpHeadOut #KayakLife #FallPaddling.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

We aren't the only ones happy to see our FITS socks arrive! Although he is looking at them as new toys, while I look at them and think "Comfy Feet". Come down and try a pair for yourself. Your "dogs" will thank you!#GearUpHeadOut #ItstheSocks #FootComfort #FITSSocks

Monday, September 21, 2020

It is #SeptemberSafety month here at Rocktown Adventures. Each week we are posting info to help you have a safe and memorable time paddling. This week the topic is cold weather paddling gear. Appropriate as we woke up to low 40's temps this AM! Please contact us if you have any questions on the best way to #GearUpHeadOut this fall!#KayakLife #StaySafe #PaddlingTipshttps://www.facebook.com/RocktownAdventures/posts/2864453346987993

Saturday, September 19, 2020

It is getting to be the time of year when we have to wear some protective clothing. The Sidewinder Bibs are my preferred choice for weather protection. Save 20% now, and save your bacon later if/when immersion comes into play! #GearUpHeadOut #FishingFriday #StaySafe #TightLines

Friday, September 18, 2020

Fall paddles start October 3. Hope we get something remotely close to as cool as this guy got in his Eddyline Kayaks. For more info on what we have planned for October please visit https://rocktownadventures.com/2020-fall-color-paddle-series/.#GearUpHeadOut #FallPaddles #kayaklife

Thursday, September 17, 2020

With the surge in kayak sales this season we decided to offer more instruction events than usual. Based on attendance/demand, we are glad we did. Thank you to everyone that came out to increase your paddling skills. We hope you had as much fun on the water as we did. Pics below are from our last Intro to Kayak event at the end of August. Classes will start again in January provided we are able to use the pool! #GearUpHeadOut #KayakClass #PaddlingClass

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

It was November like last week so extending our Summer Apparel Sale another week until Sept 20. All summer apparel 50% off. Plus select items at 60%-70% on the clearance rack in back. Get it while we got it! Sun protection. Water protection. Bug protection. Boredom protection! #GearUpHeadOut #OutdoorApparel #DesignedforAdventure

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Week two of our #SeptemberSafetySeries is on trip planning. We worked with Severson Dells Nature Center and 815 Outside this summer to provide this resource to the paddling community. Heed these tips to ensure a safe and memorable experience on the water. Please give us a call or stop by if you any questions on how to make the most out of your time on the water. Happy and Safe Paddling!#GearUpHeadOut #KayakSafety #PaddlingSafety #TripPlanninghttps://www.facebook.com/RocktownAdventures/posts/2844176559015672

Saturday, September 12, 2020