Country Squirrel Outfitters

Appalachian Mountain Roots and Rocky Mountain Experience

Located on the east bank of the Clarion River, Country Squirrel Outfitters is the perfect starting point for you next kayaking, canoeing or fishing adventure.  We have everything you need.  From canoe and kayak rentals to fishing tackle and live bait. 


On the Door Step of the

Allegheny National Forest &

In the heart of the
Pennsylvania Wilds Region

Wild & Scenic Clarion River

Kayak the Clarion River

TomBob Lures Are Here

Country Squirrel Outfitters is proud to announce that we are now offering TomBob lures.  These lures are made right here in Ridgway, PA by the good folks over at Continuous Metal Technology.  These unique lures, with their Scent Fusion technology, have been proven to catch bass, trout, pike, perch, musky, walleye and more. They are available in various sizes and come in a three-color pack.

Limited Edition 

The limited edition Country Squirrel Outfitters cycling jersey is here!  The jersey features a full length zipper, three rear pockets and the awesome CSO squirrel on the front and back.  Be part of the CSO team and pick up you jersey today. Available in men's and women's sizes for $60 each.

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Canoe the Clarion River

Clarion River Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Country Squirrel Outfitters offers Canoe and Kayak rentals on the Clarion River.  Check out of "rentals" and "River Trips" pages for more details.  We offer high quality rental equipment from Mad River Canoe, Percetion Kayaks, and Wilderness Systems Kayaks. Call to reserve your river trip today.

Fat Bike Rentals Available!

Country Squirrel Outfitters is now Ridgway's only Fat Bike rental center.  Explore the trails of the PA Wilds on massive 26" x 4" tires.  Enjoy the unique mountain biking experience on a fat bike. Take on snow, sand, mud, rocks or whatever mother nature throws at you.  Hourly or full day rentals available.  We offer the Charge Cooker Maxi bikes in small, medium and large frame sizes.  Don't delay, take the fat bike challenge today.  Call to reserve your fat bike and take on the Wilds. 

 Fall/Winter Store Hours

(September - April)

Monday: 12pm - 6pm

Tuesday: 12pm - 6pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Thursday: 12pm - 6pm

Friday: 12pm - 6pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 3pm

    Used Canoe Sale!

Take advantage of our end of season sale. We have a few Mad River Adventure 14 canoes for sale.  These canoes have been used for 3 rental seasons on the Clarion River.  Regular price on this canoe if purchased new would be $755.  We are selling them for $350 each.  If you act fast, we'll throw in a pair (2) of NEW Carlisle paddles (while paddle supplies last), which is about a $50 value.