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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
+1 540-668-9007
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Rollin. Rollin Rockin and Rollin on the River

HFAC does a fine job with presenting a whitewater rafting tour down the Class II-III Shenandoah... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
wil b
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Boca Raton, Florida
No info about the unavailability of whitewater tubing

I booked 3 tickets for whitewater tubing on Sunday June 17. I then called to ask about how the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ellen W
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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: 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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  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“the river” (66 reviews)
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37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
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+1 540-668-9007
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"zip lining"
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"white water tubing"
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"the river"
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"ropes course"
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"off road"
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"rafting trip"
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"on the rocks"
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"harpers ferry"
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"checking in"
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"well run operation"
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"great rafting"
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"a lot of fun"
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"definitely recommend this place"
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"camping area"
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"two young children"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

HFAC does a fine job with presenting a whitewater rafting tour down the Class II-III Shenandoah. Our guide provided some history on Harper's Ferry and John Brown during some of the intermittent floating between rapids. History combined with rapids seems an ideal excursion, and it...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I booked 3 tickets for whitewater tubing on Sunday June 17. I then called to ask about how the river was for whitewater tubing given the amount of rain. I was told it was fine. I arrived with my guests and at check in said...More

1  Thank Ellen W
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HFAdventureCenter, Public Relations Manager at Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Ellen! The safety of our guests is our top priority, so we were happy to offer you a comp trip for when the river is at a safer level. Sometimes these unfortunate decisions need to be made quickly due to the rapidly changing water...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the second time we've used this company. Last time was 5 years ago, when the river was down. This time the trip followed several weeks of good rain, and the river was fast and fun. Cody, our guide, was full of bad jokes,...More

1  Thank Barry S
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I've rafted the Shenandoah with HFAC twice now and have had a great time on both trips. The process is well-organized and not expensive. The employees are professional and answer all your questions, but also like to have fun. Everyone is knowledgeable about the area...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Took a rafting river tour. Fun and relaxing. Our guide, Lexi, was fantastically entertaining and did a great job guiding us down the river.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

After reviewing the Harpers Ferry Adventure Center website and seeing all the amazing opportunities for family adventure, we decided this was the perfect spot for our family camping trip. We selected "Mountain Top" camping sites for our 4-day gathering in hopes of the same amazing...More

4  Thank ChrisCommando
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We have two young children 4th and 5th grade and did the rafting trip. Our guide, Lexi, was fabulous. It was a drizzly day but yet it was so great still to be on the water. She really taught us what to do and made...More

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

We spent about 1.5 hours tubing and then about 3 hours on the white water raft. They say it was about a Category 3, which was fine for my husband's first "real" time out. Last time was like a lazy river. LOL I'd be up...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

I read the reviews before going, and they're pretty consistent on a few things. One being the employees. I'll say the guy that took sold my wrist band AM of 8/13 was professional and helpful. The rest of the employees that were male, (the females...More

4  Thank cc_travelrev
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Oh my gosh... the best best place! We have had so much fun! Jen, Scott and Mike super awesome sweethearts. Thank you for the best advice for the perfect camping spot. Woody, Tiger and Treetop are freaking awesome!!! What an adventurous ride to white water...More

Thank Dawn C
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Jeff M
May 23, 2017|
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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
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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.
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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.
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