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From camping to zipline just awesome

The guides were amazing. Entertaining and knowledgeable and their safety was top notch and really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alanecanoes
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fun Family Time!

Met up with another family for some rafting and had a wonderful time. The guides are thorough and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katherine F
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West Virginia whitewater rafting, tubing, zip line canopy tour, kayaking, canoeing, biking, climbing, team building, and outdoor adventure summer camps in Harpers Ferry and C and O Canal National Parks on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. We are the closest outfitter to the Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Northern Virginia metro areas.
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“zip lining” (113 reviews)
“canopy tour” (54 reviews)
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408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-3243
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides were amazing. Entertaining and knowledgeable and their safety was top notch and really made my 1st zipline feel very safe. Had the best time. Memories with my son I’ll never forget.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met up with another family for some rafting and had a wonderful time. The guides are thorough and watch the water and their customers closely to ensure your safety. Great fun! We went years ago, but didn't have the option of that date to submit...More

Thank Katherine F
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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Chris and Austin were fantastic for our last-minute excursion to Harpers Ferry. River riders took us as a very last minute booking and we had a blast!! They were very professional, hilarious and we all felt extremely safe as they guided us along the Potomac....More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Q: Why would you do this to THEM!? A: I know I know. Right? Saturday. Their only down time from skool. I feel like a heel. Q: Then WHY!? A: Because. Because I’m the Dad. Q: You know that is silly, backwards-19th century-patriarchal baloney… A:...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Ok, we were suppose to start the day white water tubing down the Potomic ...but after careful consideration, we changed our plans to lazy river tubing. Was it the correct choice...I have an 11 year old and a 15 year old...also wife who hates water....we...More

1  Thank Michael A
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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Hello Michael! Thank you so much for taking your time to leave such a wonderful review! It seems like you all got a taste of both the land and water activities. Since you all have a little bit of experience with the water and land...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Went to go tubing for the first time in a very long time and they helped us figure out the best adventure for the day. Slow day (during the week just before school started) so we got very personalized attention. The trip itself was lots...More

Thank abandcb
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

My friend and I did the Canopy Tour zip lining and had a blast. Our guides were Zack and Diamond and they were great! They were lots of fun to hang out with. For anyone afraid of trying this, don't be. All the guides are...More

Thank Leah Y
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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive feedback with us! I will pass your kind words along to both Zack & Diamond - I'm sure they will be happy to hear that you all had such a great time zip...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We had a great time on the zip line canopy tour. Lots of fun for first time zip liners! Our guides Zack and Diamond made the day a lot of fun as well! They have a lot of fun and interact well with all the...More

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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thanks so much for your positive feedback! We're honored that you chose us for your very first zip lining experience and we hope to have you all back again for more adventures! I will pass your kind words along to both Zack & Diamond -...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Earlier this summer we tried the flat water tubing on the Shenandoah and had a blast. The staff was super friendly. We were looking for a bit more excitement and after reading the River Riders website and checking out some YouTube videos we decided to...More

Thank Terri W
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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Terri, Thanks for the feedback on your white water tubing trip. We apologize that the water levels were lower than expected. While we had a really wet summer and great water levels for most of the year, the river is lower lately although still pretty...More

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We had a group of 7 (2 kids weighing about 40 pounds each; 5 adults weighing... more than 40 pounds each). The booking and check in process was super easy. River Rider's location was very convenient to historic Harper's Ferry (about a mile away), and...More

Thank PanamaZac
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Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you so much for your positive review! For the Flat Water Tubing, with it being one of our shorter activities, we actually always offer re-floats (as long as your not going out on the last trip of the day at 3:30PM) to make it...More

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On their website, under FAQ Tubing questions, there is a map showing where the tubes are put in the water, and where you float on the river, and location to exit. You could use the same points on your own trip. Parking... More
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