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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Whitewater tubing fun at a very reasonable price.

The service was wonderful. All employees were super friendly and helpful and I found the price for... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Rockville, Maryland
Experience the outdoors US style

We wanted to do the 'American Camping Experience' and Harpers Ferry Adventure Center fits the bill... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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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...more
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37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
+1 540-668-9007
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

The service was wonderful. All employees were super friendly and helpful and I found the price for tubing for 2 people to be extremely reasonable. Even the bus ride down and the huge vehicle shuttle back were fun and well run. Unfortunately, mother nature did...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

My 13 year old son and I had a ton of fun scaling levels 2 and 3 (we left the level 1 to the little kids ;-)). 2 hours of climbing and testing out intestinal fortitude from the easy to the hard ropes... time flew...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wemarionFishnGolf
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I went white-water rafting as part of a group. We had friendly, enthusiastic guides (lots of corny jokes) through this busy center. They efficiently take care of waivers (mostly done online in advance) and march the groups through the logistics of getting onto the water...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sam B
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Noisy, crowded, short. I would encourage those interested in flat water (not white water) tubing to try one of the other companies that operates in Harpers Ferry because they had much longer (in terms of distance) runs on the river. I realize that they can't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ja9F2015
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We wanted to do the 'American Camping Experience' and Harpers Ferry Adventure Center fits the bill. Set in woodland just outside the historic Civil War town of Harpers Ferry the camp site is set in woodland overlooking the Potomac river. If you want a relaxed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank richardbQ1916UH
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We had reserved a white water rafting trip on line and stayed the night before in a B&B just down the road. This was essential as our show time for the rafting trip was at 7:30 am and we wanted to be fresh and rested...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1969usmc1988
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This place is amazing! Took the family (including my 70 year old parents) on the flat water tubing trip. The staff is extremely helpful and the facilities are incredibly clean. Everyone who works there is so friendly and genuinely happy and eager to assist. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andie T
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Be aware they won't allow kids under 16 years old most of the time depending on "water conditions" (not even for the basic tubing).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank charlottenegron1
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Excellent day! Ryan and Brittany were great and kept everything moving. They adjusted when they had an opening so we could get out there faster

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matthew L
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Awesome trip....Terry was a great guide. Very family friendly, this was my sons first whitewater rafting teip and he wanted to go again immediately afterwards.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Myles G
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Jeff M
May 23, 2017|
Response from HFACStaff | Property representative |
Hello Jeff, Thank you for your interest in Harpers Ferry Adventure Center. Tubing takes roughly 90 minutes. Rafting takes roughly 2 1/2 to 3 hours, depending upon water levels. Zip Line is roughly 1 1/2 hours, depending... More
Amber N
September 14, 2016|
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Response from Yndira M | Reviewed this property |
They have new hours since school is open. They are closed Tuesday's and Wednesday's. I hope that helps. It may be best on the weekends as they do have more business then.
Cenella C
July 10, 2016|
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Response from HFACStaff | Property representative |
Hello Cenella, The section of river you will be on is a beginner to intermediate level river. Excellent for less experienced rafters.