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River Riders

408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 800-326-7238
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Excellent class II and III whitewater experience; top-notch guides!

I have been whitewater rafting in several states and locations, but this was the best organized and... read more

Reviewed today
Davis W
Great staff, well organized

This was our second white water rafting trip with River Riders, and both times impressed us with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DCSpartan
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Arlington, VA
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“zip lining” (99 reviews)
“canopy tour” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
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408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
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+1 800-326-7238
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Reviewed today

I have been whitewater rafting in several states and locations, but this was the best organized and enthusiastic company and group of guides I have paddled with anywhere. The camaraderie was infectious. These guys are top-notch and provide you with an fantastic experience and lots...More

Thank Davis W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was our second white water rafting trip with River Riders, and both times impressed us with their strong organization and staff. Everyone was cheerful and helpful, and guides really know the river. Hope to return soon.

Thank DCSpartan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The river is not to be feared. Depending o. Your guide it could be a real category 1-3 or the guide can make it interesting. Travis our guide was awesome. He had a great people personality. He is a fantastic regret. He can maneuver the...More

Thank Jlskjs
Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter and I spent a few days camping in Harpers Ferry and set up three excursions with River Riders. We did the canopy tour with Morgan & Zach. They were both very safe and knowledgable while still having a lot of fun and making...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four had just a great experience with River Riders on Father's Day. Two of us did the guided whitewater rafting, and our two sons did whitewater kayaking. Everyone had a fun time! The guides were experienced, friendly and fun. The entire River...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Late getting started. Seemed disorganized and inefficient until we got on the river. The guide on our raft was knowledgeable and ensured we had a great ride. Name is Ryan or Boy Scout. Several rafts had too many people 6/7 adults for their size, which...More

Thank afchief1996
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While our husbands day hiked part of the AT, my girlfriend and I decided to go for a white water rafting ride. She's an experienced white water rafter, this was my fist time. The safety video was informative and the guides made sure our gear...More

Thank Carol G
Matt K, Owner at River Riders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Carol! We are glad you enjoyed your trip. Please let us know when you would like to do experience our other activities.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I organized a 27 person group for white water rafting -- including nine girl scouts (each 10 years old), plus parents and siblings. From beginning to end, River Riders was extremely helpful and friendly. The group coordinator, Alexis Knott, was wonderful to work with. She...More

Thank KLLBNP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super fun and the staff is funny and very helpful. Safety is their number one priority. I want to go again.!

Thank Haydee67
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great job on both zip-lining with Zack and Joe and white water rafting with Ben and Travis! the guides are experienced, knowledgeable and friendly!

Thank stasiamarielozinak
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
pdobbins3
Has Anyone Done The River Rafting In October?
2 September 2016|
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Response from Matt K | Property representative |
yes, water levels are excellent right now because of the recent rain
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Suzanne T
Can you bring a cooler on the unguided flat water float?
13 August 2016|
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Response from SFlurry | Reviewed this property |
Yes. No glass. There are signs about no alcohol but they do not enforce it. Some people tie a small cooler to their tube, or you can rent a cooler float. Walmart sells them for about $5. Hope that helps!
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Michele P
Are yout aloud to use your own tubes
26 July 2016|
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Response from SFlurry | Reviewed this property |
As the other respondents said, I don't think so. Even if you could it would be really difficult to bring it to and from the river on the bus since all of the other tubes are carried on a huge trailer behind.
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