Whitewater Rafting Guides and Outfitters

West Virginia's whitewater rafting outfitters provide guided trips to suit almost anyone, from beginner to advanced. Rafting companies in the New River Gorge region generally maintain base camps on the plateaus above the whitewater rivers along the U.S. Rt-19 expressway near Fayetteville and Oak Hill, WV.
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New River Gorge: Whitewater Rafting Outfitters

Whitewater rafting trips on New River can range from mild family vacations on the Upper New River to exciting adventure vacations on the more challenging Lower New River. Whitewater rafting trips on Gauley River offer "world class" adventures, best suited for experienced rafters.

It's the easiest and quickest way to get free information on West Virginia whitewater rafting trips! Simply type in your e-mail address once and you'll get info from the top-rated whitewater rafting companies about their West Virginia whitewater rafting trips on New River, Gauley River, and other West Virginia whitewater rafting rivers and streams.

ACE Adventure Center
P.O. Box 1168
Oak Hill, WV 25901
Tel: 304-469-2651 -- Toll Free: 1-888-ACE-RAFT


Overlooking the New River Gorge National River, the 1,400-acre ACE Adventure Center is an adventure-vacation destination in itself as well as center for the area's best whitewater rafting. We're the closest outfitter to the New River, so our customers enjoy more time on the river. You'll also find our guided caving, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and horseback-riding programs to be as equally rewarding. While you're here, stay in our campgrounds or deluxe cabins with private hot tubs. Families with young children will find our wooded park the ideal place for a family vacation. We offer lots of activities suitable for kids as young as five, including a five-acre swimming lake.

Adventure Mountain River

Adventure Mountain River pioneered rafting on the Gauley River more than 30 years ago. Now, it's among the world's top whitewater rafting rivers. We've found that West Virginia can't be outdone when it comes to having fun and spending quality-time. Trips range from leisurely float tours to world-class whitewater. Cabins and campsites at the junction of U.S. 19 and the Midland Trail Scenic Highway (U.S. 60).

Adventure Mountain River

For more than 30 years we've hosted incomparable tours of West Virginia whitewater rivers -- inspections of diverse wildlife and beautiful scenery. We've found that West Virginia can't be outdone when it comes to having fun and spending quality-time. Trips range from leisurely float tours to world-class whitewater. Cabins and campsites at the junction of U.S. 19 and the Midland Trail Scenic Highway (U.S. 60).

Guided Whitewater Rafting Trips: Class VI River Runners
PO Box 78, Lansing WV 25862
Tel: (toll-free) 1-800-252-7784


For more than 20 years Class IV River Runners has been setting the standard for excellence on West Virginia's whitewater rivers. Our full-and half-day tours beginning at our base camp on the edge of the New River Gorge may combined with hiking, biking, fishing, climbing, and other outdoor activities in an exciting family-vacation package. Extend your vacation for a five-day high adventure in the surrounding national parkland. Fully customized tours of the spectacular gorges of the New and Gauley rivers can be easily adjusted for novices and experts, thrill-seekers or naturalists. Reserve your trip or find out more online.

North American River Runners
PO Box 1205, Oak Hill, WV 25901
Tel.: 304-658-5276 -- Toll Free: 800-950-2585


The river is unpredictable: your outfitter shouldn't be. Since 1975, North American River Runners has organized whitewater vacations that are the pinnacle of fun and excitement. NARR is an adventure resort offering mild to wild rafting trips on the New and Gauley rivers. But behind the scenes, the crew prepares a logistical safety net for guests each day. NARR maintains the state's largest fleet of U.S.-made self-bailing rafts and highly trained, knowledgeable river guides. We are a leader in team-building programs for schools, associations, and corporate groups and provide meeting facilities for large groups. Our base facilities are top notch. At NARR you can enjoy on-site accommodations ranging from basic camping up to luxury vacation rentals with all the amenities of home. Our private 1500-acre property on the shores of the New River offers our guests horseback riding, ATV tours, a mud obstacle course, a zip line tour, rock climbing and rappelling, mountain bike rentals and tours, the state's oldest kayak clinic, an alpine tower, paintball, and, of course, the adventure park and lake are free for any guest who is participating in a guided activity. Come explore with NARR where we are small enough to know you, yet big enough to WOW you!

River Expeditions
900 Broadway Avenue, Oak Hill, WV 25901
Tel.: (Toll Free) 1-800-463-9873


River Expeditions is the new home of five of the region's best outfitters -- USA Raft, Rivers Resort, Rock-N-Roll Rafting, Extreme Expeditions, and Appalachian Wildwaters. With more than 70 years combined experience and the collective resources of five outfitters, our guests enjoy outstanding service and the most exciting outdoor adventure imaginable. Float trips, rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATV touring, and whitewater rafting may all be combined to provide an unforgettable vacation. Our on-site lodging includes rustic cabins and campgrounds, with optional RV and tent-platform sites. The Fire Creek Lodge & Conference Center features a camp store, a dining room, an outfitter's shop, a massage-therapy center, an outdoor-pool area with hot tub, and our renowned destination for post-adventure refreshment -- the Red Dog River Saloon.

West Virginia Adventures
231 Wood Mountain Rd., Glen Jean, WV 25846
Tel. (Toll Free) 1-800-292-0880


Our small size and attention to detail has earned us recognition as one of the most personable of West Virginia whitewater outfitters. We take the time to know each of our guests, and we design each excursion to suit the skills and personalities of each party. Whether you're shopping for a gentle float-trip, a whitewater-rafting adventure, or a hiking, fishing, climbing, horseback, or ATV excursion, you'll find our legendary service unmatched.


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