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Tubing Adventure on the Dan River

Need last minute camping or hiking gear? Planning a canoe or tubing trip on the Dan River? Visit the .

Tubing Adventure on the Dan River



  • Fun & Affordable Family Activity 

Located on the banks of the Dan River and the heart of Danbury, adjacent to Moratock Park, and only 3 miles from Hanging Rock State Park, the Danbury General Store provides the perfect location for a summer family adventure.

Tubing seaons runs from late May through early September, weather and water levels permitting. 
Tubing open regularly on weekends and holidays with Bus service provided from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  Actual time of last run depends on water levels - if the water is low, we will stop earlier in order to allow you time to return by 6:00.
Tube rentals available week days for small groups (2 - 10 people) with no reservations required. 
Special week-day rate - $ 7.00 each
Van service ONLY
Larger groups by appointment only and regular rates will apply

From 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


2010 Service/Rates

  • Tube & Shuttle.... $ 10.00 each

  • Tube & Shuttle (Group).... $ 8.00 each

  • Tube only/No Shuttle*........ $ 7.00 each

  • Tube/small children..... $ 5.00 each

  • Tube for Cooler....... $ 5.00 each

  • Shuttle only...... $ 5.00 each

        * $ 20.00 deposit each tube

 Tube your Birthday Free!!!

Complimentary tube trip for two/minimum 2-night Cottage rental!!
  • Life vests - no charge with tube rental

    "If a PFD (life vest) is lost or damaged, there will be a replacement charge of $10.00".
    * $ 20.00 deposit per tube

    "NC Statute 15A NCAC 10F.0201 requires a PFD or life vest for each person on a vessel (tube); & requires all persons under the age of 13 to wear a PFD".

Group rates are available for 20 or more.

 Reservations are recommended for Organized Groups: - Churches, Scouts, and Businesses

Contact us for Corporate Team Building Events


Danbury General Store, 201 North Main St. Danbury, NC  27016


  • A Great Way to Relax & Keep Cool !
  • Showers/changing area available
  • Keys kept on request
  • Tubing trip lengths of approximately 1 1/2 and 3 1/2 hours, however, actual trip time varies depending on the river water level
  • Food and beverages are allowed on the river.
  • Styrofoam and glass containers are PROHIBITED!!
  • Shoes are recommended

Shuttle Service:

  • available ONLY on weekends and holidays, or by appointment

  • hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  • Depends on water levels*


  • Liability waiver required.
  • $ 20.00 replacement charge for each lost or damaged tube
  • $ 10.00 replacement charge for each lost or damaged PFD.
  • Tubes and accessories must be returned by 6:00 PM on the day of the rental or a LATE CHARGE will apply.
  • No refunds.
  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages on the premises of Danbury General Store is Strictly Prohibited!
  • Please respect the rights of the property owners along the river.  Leave the river the same way you found it and please do not discard trash or trespass on private property


"Take Route 52 N to Route 8 N (Germanton exit) - Route 8 N to and then through Germanton where Route 8 N then turns left at the Shell station - take Route 8 N to junction of Routes 8/89 - Left on Route 8/89 to Danbury.
Highway 68 N (past airport) to Stokesdale - at stoplight in Stokesdale, make left on Route 158 W - at next stoplight, continue straight ahead, which becomes Route 65 W to Walnut Cove - cross railroad tracks, and then right on Route 311 through Walnut Cove - at stoplight by Food Lion shopping center, continue straight ahead which becomes Highway 89 W to Danbury. 
Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill
I-40 W to Piedmont Triad Airport Exit Highway 68 N - then follow directions shown above for Greensboro.
Based on location, either take I-85 to Greensboro, or I-77 and I-40 to Winston-Salem, and then follow directions shown above.
Highway 58 W to Route 8 S to Danbury - the store is located on the left at intersection of Highways 8/89 and Shepard Mill Road