Roads Rivers and Trails

Dream. Plan. Live.

Cincinnati’s Premier Outdoor Outfitter

Roads Rivers and Trials is Cincinnati’s family owned outdoor outfitter located off the Little Miami Scenic River in Milford. Our staff knows outdoor gear because we use outdoor gear. Specializing in kayaking, backpacking, hiking, rock climbing, and travel, we have an experienced and encouraging staff for personalized outfitting.

We work to inspire your outdoor adventure with our events celebrating our wild spaces, education, and your adventures. Serving our Cincinnati community and offering better opportunities in outdoor recreation are the building blocks for Roads Rivers and Trials. We are more than an outdoor store, we are your base camp to dream, plan, and live for adventure.

Born from an Appalachian Trail thru hike, nature continues to inspire us in what we do. Roads Rivers and Trails provides an experience and outfitting service second to non. No matter what outdoor gear and clothing your adventure needs, whether its hiking boots or shoes, backpacking, kayaks, clothing, or any other essentials, we’ve got you covered.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Rentals: A Gateway to Adventure

    RRT's new gear rental program gives opportunity to the new adventure seeker. With RRT's professional gear guidance and rental service you can be side by side with seasoned thrill seekers and look like the pro of the group. We now rent gear from top name brands like MSR, Black Diamond, Thermarest, Osprey, Sea To Summit, and Sierra Designs.
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  • Black Mountain Crest Trail: Trip Report

    I first came across the Black Mountain Crest Trail a few years back with a simple Google search- “toughest hikes in America.” Seems like an odd Google search, but tough trails are where my bucket list starts. Everything I read about the Black Mountain Crest Trail in North Carolina deemed it one of the most rugged, difficult trails in the Eastern US. At only 12 miles long, its short length shouldn’t be overlooked as it packs in plenty of elevation gain, technical hiking, and difficulty into those few miles. The ridgeline traverse covers five of the ten highest peaks East of the Mississippi River, eight different six-thousand foot peaks, and a finish on Mt. Mitchell, the highest mountain in the eastern US.
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  • Sheltowee Trace Association

    The Sheltowee trail runs 323 miles from northern boundary of the  Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County, Kentucky to the southern boundary of  Big South Fork NRRA in Scott County, Tennessee. The STA, is  a 501(c)3 non-profit association with the purpose of achieving the formation of a highly functional cross-state recreation trail. This includes trail maintenance, building, and markings.
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