“Shank’s Mare” is an old Scottish saying that means “to travel by foot”. Since our activities are self-propelled, we thought it an appropriate name for our store.
Established in 1978, Shank’s Mare Outfitters is located in an historic 1880’s general store building on the banks of the Susquehanna River. Our 10 retail rooms feature equipment and clothing for kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, walking and hiking, and cross country skiing and snowshoeing. A wide range of outdoor accessories compliments our great selection of products in a truly unique Outfitters Shop. The store also features it’s own branded “Go Play Outside” clothing, hats and accessories.
A special feature of Shank’s Mare Outfitters is our full slate of programming to support our products. From kayak and SUP lessons, to guided paddle tours and hikes, to activity and dining programs, to adventure camps for kids, Shank’s Mare is sure to provide you with all the tools you need to GO PLAY OUTSIDE.