Kayaking & Paddleboarding

Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

Fun in the Sun

If you and the family are interested in waterfront activities, Primland has those too! Get all the details on kayaking and paddleboarding on the relaxing Talbott Reservoir.


Enjoy a half-day, guided kayaking trip on the scenic Talbott Reservoir in our Funyaks, inflatable kayaks that are perfect for novices. Located at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Talbott Reservoir is part of the Dan River Gorge, which has been dubbed the Grand Canyon of Virginia. At over 2,600 feet of elevation, the pristine reservoir offers rare and spectacular scenery. As you paddle the quiet and secluded waterway, keep an eye out for playful river otters, active beavers, and diverse waterfowl.

Paddle Boarding

Paddle the quiet and secluded waterway of the Talbott Reservoir, dubbed the Grand Canyon of Virginia, in this challenging full-body workout. Part of the Dan River Gorge, the pristine reservoir flows at an elevation of 2,600 feet. Admire the wildflowers blanketing the hillsides, take in the fragrant mountain breeze, watch for playful wildlife, and listen to the sounds of trickling streams and bird calls.

For more information or to make reservations, call the Outdoor Activities Center at 276-633-4408

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