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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

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Address: 37410 Adventure Center Lane, Purcellville, VA 20132
Phone Number: +1 540-668-9007
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, formerly BTI Whitewater / Butts Tubes...

Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, formerly BTI Whitewater / Butts Tubes, is located at the northern tip of Loudoun County, Virginia, near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. We offer a wide range of exciting and affordable outdoor adventures including: whitewater rafting, water tubing, zip line tours, kayaking, canoeing, team building, fishing, hiking, camping, and more! You can spend the entire day or multiple days having fun on both the Shenandoah River and Potomac River, in the beautiful tri-state area of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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Segway - "Off Road Tour"

This was our third time on segways but our first time "off road". It created a completely new experience and was lots of fun. I recommend it. Ask for Scott! He did a great job... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Janet J
Towson, Maryland
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Purcellville, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time doing the different levels of the course. Mike, our guide made sure our equipment was put on correctly. Our family and friends (age range 19-52) started out with the level 1, and that was a challenge and so much fun. Mike, our guide, was giving me advice how to maneuver on the obstacles. We made... More 

Thank Andrea0519
Bethesda, Maryland
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

In writing it said the zipline tour started at 2 pm, but when there we were told it was 2:30, and the manager was unapologetic about the mistake. My kids enjoyed the ziplining, but I thought the ziplines could have been faster. We also had to wait awhile between ziplines perhaps because 14 people is too many for one tour.... More 

Thank Matthew J
Towson, Maryland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

This was our third time on segways but our first time "off road". It created a completely new experience and was lots of fun. I recommend it. Ask for Scott! He did a great job as a guide!

Thank Janet J
Level Contributor
36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We went here the last weekend before the school started. Note: I found the Purcellville address strange since Purcellville is on the other side of the county (I was expecting a Lovettsville address) and yet our GPS found it with the address they gave us. Shrug. I reserved a space for white water tubing online with no trouble. We got... More 

Thank VirginiaSnoweater
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

2 families (each with 2 kids ages 13 and 11) took their white-water rafting trip. Although there was little water, we all still had a great time. Our guide (Terry) was a lot of fun and made sure we had a lot of bumping, everyone got wet, and the kids had a lot of fun jumping out of the boat... More 

1 Thank MarkFromMD
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

There are lots of places you can go zip lining, camping or rafting, but this place has it all under the same property + many more activities. I went to do the Whitewater rafting tour for beginners since it was my first time ever doing such a thing. Once you get there you have to check in and of course... More 

Thank Michael D
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had a great Monday riding the river in tubs from HFAC. They are no-frills - and we love that. No long boring instructional videos, just a common sense safety briefing (and comedy routine from our very funny driver), then in the river. I wish we'd had time to do the aerial park as well.

Thank ShannonMoore
Annapolis, MD
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44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The river was gorgeous and relaxing but for the price you pay the center could definitely use some upgrades and make the check in and transportation run smoother. One person at check in told us to store our valuables and keys in the shack and then another person told us you can only store your keys in the shack and... More 

1 Thank gracie2762
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The tubing at the Harpers Ferry Adventure Center was a ton of fun. You will need some kind of footwear to go into the river but that isn't a problem.

Thank Jackson K
Manchester, Maryland
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We got to HFAC at 830am on a Sunday without problem. Plenty of parking , very clean bathroom with showers and changing areas, and a small camp store are on site. We were able to easily find the check in and then our Aerial Obstacle course. This is a unique and different experience! We had a very good guide, who... More 

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