Paddle Down one of the most
scenic rivers TN has to offer!


Looking for an exciting adventure less than an hour from Memphis? We've got you covered. Rent a canoe, a kayak, or a stand-up paddle board and enjoy some of the most beautiful views Tennessee has to offer. 



Don't have your own gear? No worries, we offer rentals at a reasonable price for small or large groups.


Guided Tours

Not sure about doing it alone? Get a guided tour to find out all about the river your floating but a peace of mind.


Ghost River Outfitters was founded in the spring of 2004 by long-time friends, Mark Babb and Don Haley.  For years Mark and Don worked together for the Collierville Fire Department, taking advantage of every day off by exploring the Ghost River section the Wolf River.

Tour group

Now we enjoy helping others
discover the same river.

The business has grown and now we are proud to help our friends from the Wilburn family, Wolf River Conservancy, Bluff City Canoe Club, and SUPAS get folks out on the Ghost River to see for themselves the majesty of a river that lies at the heart of our community.


We pride ourselves on a competitive prices for our kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddle boards. Here is a quick break down of what you can get. 


  • Life Jacket included
  • Paddles Included


  • Life Jacket included
  • Paddles Included

Stand-up Paddle Board

  • Life Jacket included
  • Paddles Included

Guided Services

  • River Guide



I loved paddling down the Ghost River it was so beautiful and peaceful. The Guys at Ghost River Rentals where also so helpful and informative.

Rose Campbell - First Time kayaker

The guys at Ghost River Rentals where super helpful and where able to get my scout troop all set up for a fun weekend.

Jordan Castro - Scout Master


Ghost River Rentals has been in operation since 2004. We began this venture by accompanying friends and family on guided river tours and supplying them with our extra canoes and kayaks. These trips have been on the most sections of the Wolf River, the Hatchie River and the Mississippi River. Since then, we have had people from all over the world and walks of life use our services to get out on the Ghost River.

photo of ghost river rentals team







Mississippi River

August 10, 2019

Kayak Memphis is our sister company which allows anyone to rent kayaks or stand-up paddle boards form the river front to take into the Memphis harbor. This is a great way for beginners and experts to enjoy paddle sports any day of the week. Benefits We get lots of requests for paddling the Mississippi River, which we offer, but for lots of people it’s a little more advanced for what they’re looking for. Harry Babb, co-owner of Kayak Memphis, started Kayak Memphis so that anyone can enjoy paddle sports in the Memphis Harbor. Rentals can done at the 4th Cup…

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Wolf River

August 10, 2019

Emerging from the red clay hills and purple sand of Holly Springs National Forest,MS, the Wolf River source is arguably located at a Baker’s Pond. Baker’s Pond Baker’s Pond, actually a spring, feeds water to lower ground where it winds, widens and narrows back again until it meets forming the Wolf River.  The water rushes northwest into TN.  Here it re-routes westbound until it meets the Mississippi River just north of Mud Island.  The Wolf River hosts an array of different freshwater ecosystems.  Some sections are easily navigable by canoe or kayak, and others impossible to paddle at different times…

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Ghost Section

August 10, 2019

The Ghost Section exhibits some of the  the last natural landscape of its’ kind.  Many people associate the “Wolf River” with the channelized downstream waterway coarsing through the heart of Memphis.   This is not the case for the pristine waters of the Ghost Section and Upper Wolf River.  From Baker’s pond in Holly Springs National forest a birth of playful, cascading river emerges from a spring.  Amusedly meandering its way to the Ghost Section one will find an almost forgotten forest ecosystem.  Boasting a high-water mark, the solemn cypress trees stand motionless in a never-ending placid pool.  Accompanied by the…

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