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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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One of the last bastions of untouched wilderness in the Midwest. For more info or to register please visit https://bit.ly/2DJV2oL. Scouting trip showed us how awesome this place is!#GearUpHeadOut #SylvaniaWilderness #GetOutside #KayakCamping

Thursday, July 30, 2020

We offer private events and can provide everything you need for a memorable time on the water. Equipment, shuttles, guides, or instruction. We can customize an outdoor adventure based on your needs! Give us a call or stop by to learn how we can help you #GearUpHeadOut this paddle season.#PaddleTrip #PaddleTime #GetOutside #gorockford

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Support Outdoor Education programs AND a great local business. Both of whom are great members of our community!#GearUpHelpOut #CarlyleBrewingCo #GetOutside #NoChildLeftInside #SeversonDellshttps://www.facebook.com/RocktownAdventures/posts/2712028358897160?__tn__=-R

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

We added a new apparel vendor. ExOfficio is now in the house! Intelligently designed lightweight and wrinkle-free fabrics that allow you to explore unhindered, including garments with bug, sun and water protection. Shop online or stop by to see for yourself how comfortable performance will enhance your outdoor adventures!#GearUpHeadOut #TrailtoTavern #Explore #GetOutside

Monday, July 27, 2020

Performance active wear with style. Love me some prAna clothes.#GearUpHeadOut #ActiveLife #GetOutsidehttps://www.facebook.com/RocktownAdventures/posts/2699174676849195?__tn__=-R

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Get over The Hump of the work week with some outdoor adventure right in downtown Rockford. First Hump Day Paddle of the season is next Wed. A unique way to experience our city, and the #RockRiver in downtown under our tutelage is a great intro to river paddling. For more info or to register please visit http://bit.ly/2K9d84J.#GearUpHeadOut #gorockford #DowntownRKFD #GetOutside

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

While not operating a physical location in the area, we are still paddling the Fox River! Join us and Forest Preserve District of Kane County for a naturalist led paddle on Sunday Aug 2. For more info or to register please call 630-444-3190 or email programs@kaneforest.com.#GearUpHeadOut #FoxRiver #PaddleTrip #GetOutside

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Take your paddling skills to the next level with our Moving Water class on Saturday August 1 from 9 - 12 at Espenscheid Forest Preserve. Space is limited so do not delay. We are seeing demand for instruction unlike any previous year. For more info or to register please visit https://bit.ly/2zpjCta.#GearUpHeadOut #KayakClass #ReadtheRiver #PaddlingSkills

Monday, July 20, 2020

Great to see so many people heading out to #trysomethingnew. Had a full class again for our Intro to SUP on Friday. Everyone was standing and smiling! Next one if Aug 7. For more info or to register please visit http://bit.ly/2WzqCx6.

Sunday, July 19, 2020

If you are an outdoor enthusiast you need to experience the Sylvania Wilderness. And we are hitting it in one month! This kayak camping experience is considered a low mileage beginners trip to kayak camping with primitive lakeside camping. For the more adventurous there will be opportunity to do as much paddling as you desire. No picnic tables or running water. Water will be treated from the lake. Outdoor primitive privies are provided at each site however.For more or to register please visit https://bit.ly/2DJV2oL

Saturday, July 18, 2020