Alabama's Largest PaddleSports Retailer
Terrapin Outdoor Center
The Original!
Since 1995
TOC Inventory - Huge selection of new canoes, kayaks, paddles, PFD's, & more!

Store Hours - Visit TOC in-person and check out everyone's favorite one-stop-paddle sports shop! Open year-round.

Rentals - Come float Terrapin Creek! We rent kayaks. Where customer service is #1.
Prepaid advance reservations required by phone. Call (256) 447-8383

Shuttle Service - Bring Your Own Boat! We'll transport you and your boat during your visit to Terrapin Creek! Prepaid advance reservations required by phone. Call (256) 447-8383

Repairs & Outfitting - We do canoe & kayak repairs, outfitting, modifications, and install skid plate kits.

Driving Directions
- How do I get to TOC?

Weather - Forecast & radar for TOC.

Water Level
- Current flow-rate & height of Terrapin Creek as recorded by the USGS.

We Buy Used Boats! - TOC selectively buys quality classic used canoes & kayaks. Contact us!

Wanna Become an Outfitter? - We're always happy to help new outfitters, existing outfitters, camps, schools, churches, parks, government agencies, organizations, & similar get new boats & gear at incredible prices! Just ask.

Last Updated: Sunday, September 10, 2023

Start of the 1998 1st Annual Terrapin Creek Canoe & Kayak Race.

Terrapin Outdoor Center
is located on beautiful Terrapin Creek in Piedmont, AL and is "Alabama's Largest Paddle Sports Retail Specialty Shop! Family owned & operated with over 50 years of experience in outdoor retail sales. Our showroom is overflowing with new canoes, kayaks, SUP's, paddles, PFD's, and accessories from the top names in the industry: Crescent Kayaks, Bonafide Kayaks, Native Watercraft, Liquid Logic, Jackson Kayak, Old Town, Wilderness Systems, Dagger, Perception, Ocean Kayak, Esquif, Wenonah, Werner Paddles, Bending Branches, Aqua Bound, Accent, Adventure Technology, Carlisle, Astral, Yak Attack, NRS and more! So whatever your paddling preference: solo, tandem, whitewater, flatwater, tripping, touring, fishing, recreational, racing, etc., we've got the boat and gear that'll be just right for you. And here at TOC, you can always expect fast, friendly, courteous service, knowledgeable advice ... and a good deal!

We also rent kayaks and are "The Original" outfitter on Terrapin Creek since 1995! There's nothing better than a quiet, peaceful float down Terrapin Creek. Clean, clear water, beautiful scenery, great fishing, wildlife, and enough moving water to keep things interesting. Everyone is welcome! Individuals, small groups, large groups, families, churches, schools, scouts, military, law enforcement, businesses, companies, corporations, organizations, etc. Call to arrange a trip!

Contact Information

(256) 447-8383
Postal Address
4114 County Road 175, Piedmont, AL 36272
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