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

  • 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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  • Gear Repair

    The most important part of gear repair isn’t the gear itself, it’s you. Yes, even through all the ups and downs, cursing, and joy that you and your gear share, at the end of the day the gear is selfish. You invest all this money in it, the least it could do is dry itself out and quietly make its way to a cool (50-70 degree), dry closet and hang itself up, patiently awaiting the next opportunity to carry your means of survival.
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  • The Time for Climbing Films

    Climbing as a sport has been growing increasingly popular in recent years, thanks in part to the release of professionally made documentaries on the sport. 2018 was a landmark year for climbing films, with three climbing films out for widespread release. I had the opportunity to see Reel Rock 13, the Dawn Wall, and Free Solo in theaters and thoroughly enjoyed each of them.
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