River Sports Outfitters, a proud member of Grassroots Outdoor Alliance, is an independent outdoor specialty retailer in Knoxville, Tennessee. Ed McAlister officially opened the shop over 28 years ago and has been providing local and online customers with the best in road / trail biking, road / trail running, camping, rock climbing, and kayaking / canoeing gear since then. By focusing on core brands such as Mountain Hardwear, Montrail, Chaco, Keen, Patagonia, Gary Fisher, Asolo, Arc'teryx and Marmot, River Sports has carved a niche as the destination of choice for outdoor enthusiasts.
From day one, the RSO team's focus has been on increasing awareness of, and interest in, the outdoors in the local community and, more recently, the online community. Learn more about our world-class staff members at the Staff Profiles page. As subject matter experts and users of the products ourselves, we also maintain a Learning Center. We use this to help equip you with the information and knowledge to enjoy your outdoor experience even more.
Monday - Friday 10:00am - 8:00 Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm