Welcome to Cape Fear River Adventures!

River News

as of 11/1/2021
Hello river friends! Another season in the books! We appreciate everyone who came out this year and we are looking forward to a lot more adventures next year! Our projected opening date is Saturday March 5th, 2022!
Happy holidays, see you next March!

River Conditions

Gauge: Cape Fear River @ Lillington, NC
River Level: 1.49 ft
River Flow: 572 cfs
Reading Time: 11/28/21 9:15 PM

Current Trips Status*

River Tubing: Available
Hourly Rentals: Available
Easy Paddle: Available
10 Mile Challenge: Available
Epic Overnight: Available
Scenic Rafting: No go, low water
Whitewater Kayaking: No go, low water
* This is current river conditions.It is not an indication of the river status for upcoming days or weekend.

Welcome to Lost Paddle Tavern and Kayak Shop! We are located next door to the Cape Fear River Adventures, overlooking beautiful Cape Fear River. We serve delish' food options and offer 16 local craft beers on tap, in addition to large beverage selection in cans and bottles. Enjoy huge outside patio, live music, corn-hole, swings, hammocks, and other fun things. Check out our retail selection of kayaks, canoes, accessories, and gifts, all in the same facility.

Kayak rental cabin at Cape Fear River Adventures

Welcome to Cape Fear River Adventures! We are passionate about sharing our love for paddling and the outdoors with our community and visitors! We offer Lazy River Tubing and rental of Canoes, Kayaks and Paddle Boards! Covering 25 miles of the river with trips from 1 hour to 2 days, flat or whitewater, we have adventures for curious beginners on up to the seasoned outdoorsman! We also teach kayaking and paddle board classes, offer guided whitewater trips in rafts or whitewater kayaks, do paddle board yoga , sunset paddles , river cleanup and other events!

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