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River Riders

408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
800 326 7238
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: West Virginia whitewater rafting, tubing, zip line canopy tour, kayaking, canoeing, biking, climbing, team building, and outdoor adventure summer... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Washington, DC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Its no so much that River Riders did anything wrong its just that spending 2-3 hours in lines to register and watch a safery video and waiting for buses, for a 1 hour ride on "white water" is silly. The distance they allow you to float down river to a point where they will then pick you up is very... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

To start, I strongly recommend tubing on the Potomac as a super fun summer activity for adults and confident swimmer kids. We took the "white water" tubing trip with kids aged 9 to 15 and some of them were a bit scared (though I saw other kids of a similar age having lots of fun). In the white water sections,... More

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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful way to get an other look at the rivers as they meet at Harpers Ferry. The staff is very knowledgable and professional on the river. We did the white water rafting and had a blast! Highly recommend this activity for the whole family, wonderful way to make memories. Request Rubio, he has a great sense of humor,... More

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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Zip line adventure was fun for all of us. My grandchildren, ages 8 and 11. Our oldest daughter (40) and my husband and myself, 66 year old grandparents. Our guides were knowledgeable, kind, funny and made us all feel safe and encouraged to get out of our comfort zones. I would do it again in a heartbeat (and believe me,... More

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Washington, DC
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Our family of six went rafting with River Riders. We had Rudy as our guide and we so happy we ended up with him. Little kids to adults in the boat and all stayed in through the three hour trip. Rudy was friendly, personable, and could take control of the boat and all of our oaring in a flash. We... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was my first time doing water rafting and Zipline with my friends and I must say it was an amazing experience! Please ask for Calvin and Emily as tour guides they were very helpful, professional and funny! I can't wait to go back! I was very impressed with all the safaty measures and the way all the guides worked... More

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Our group scheduled a trip with an outfitter in a different town. They had to cancel due to know water levels. We were able to book a morning trip 2 days prior which made our weekend! Our group had 40 and 30 year olds and a 10 year old. It wasfun and safe for all of us. Our guide Dusty... More

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Cumberland, Maryland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We recently stayed at the River Riders campsite and it was an extremely bad experience. Trains every 20-30 minutes throughout the day/night, car horns beeping every 2-5 minutes and apparently no quiet rules (drunken parties all day/night long). We had reserved two nights for camping and were determined to stick it out despite the noise (we even went to Walmart... More

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Herndon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

This place is really great!! It was my first time doing water rafting with my friends !!! We were given a set of clear instructions which were very helpful!! Junior was our guide!!! River was not aggressive and it's a 7 miles long rafting!!! Through out journey our guide was explaining all historical things around places !!! Service offered is... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were a group of seven ranging in age from 8-66. We participated in the Aerial Adventure park in the morning and the White Water Rafting in the afternoon. River Riders was extremely well organized from our first contact to reserve the day throughout our entire experience. The adventure park is challenging but fun. Team building and family encouragement became... More

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