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River Riders

408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-3243
+1 304-535-2663
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Highly Recommended

Four of us on a raft with Marco. Just great fun. First 1/2 hour was very calm - almost boring... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rbronsink
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Middleville, Michigan
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White Water Rafting

Trip and guide were the best we could have hoped for. Trip was somewhat adventurous while safe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
marcdrabinowitz
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Norfolk, Virginia
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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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  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-3243
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+1 304-535-2663
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Four of us on a raft with Marco. Just great fun. First 1/2 hour was very calm - almost boring. But from then on, it was adventurous. Not crazy, but some level three rapids. We all got bounced around the raft a bit, but nobody...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Trip and guide were the best we could have hoped for. Trip was somewhat adventurous while safe, guide was terrific, explained everything we needed to do and helped us form a coherent team to help raft function well. His wealth of info was also a...More

Thank marcdrabinowitz
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to WV Friday a.m....had lunch at the White Horse Tavern next door to the River Riders meeting place. People at RR we’re extremely pleasant and accommodating. Our guide, Bret was completely knowledgeable and did a fantastic job of captaining our raft. Never got stuck...More

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Reviewed yesterday

10:00 a.m. trip. Saw bald eagles, flood damage, The day was a blast, with three families together for some 'competitive' rafting, and the guides played along! Great leader, great photographer, excellent guides. Tom was a gem as our raft's guide. The only downside were the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the 2 PM rafting trip. Watched the safety video then received our helmet, life jacket and paddle.Took the bus down to the river and got started. Greg was our guide and he is wonderful. An excellent navigator ,story teller and historian. Also very,...More

Thank vonleis
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well organized, great friendly staff, safe, and fun! My family had a blast! Thanks Al, Jimmy, Lexi, and all the friendly staff!

Thank Kathy C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I almost can't believe how unprofessional this company was. 1. They made us arrive so early that we had to wait 45 min for a safety video. 2. They asked us to sign an agreement certifying completely false statements including that we reviewed a river...More

Thank Elliot T
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wife, two kids(7&16 years old) and I went yesterday. Great time and everything went smooth for us from check in to check out. Ben was our guide and was great, highly recommend if u get a choice. Very knowledgeable and took good care of my...More

Thank Gil M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did a ladies adventure here on a Saturday, which apparently happened to be a Saturday with record breaking crowds for the place. Couple of tips: —if you are on the 10am white water rafting trip then you will sit down to a safety briefing...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family went tubing and had a great time. The river is great and it’s a perfect excursion for a family. We went on the white water tubing trip. A few things that may be helpful to know....first, they told us over the phone that...More

Thank Adam S
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Julie S
17 June 2018|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
I would say that it's not too strenuous for the flat water tubing. The only caution is that the water entry/exit can be a little dicey. It's a natural water course with no steps or handrail.
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sharyn a
9 May 2018|
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Response from Matt K | Property representative |
It will be cool but not cold. With the 85 degree temperatures, it will be refreshing. Around Memorial Day is normally when it is "warm". Wetsuits are available as well as kayaking, paddle boards, and rafting where you aren't... More
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