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River Riders

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Address: 408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
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West Virginia whitewater rafting, tubing, zip line canopy tour, kayaking,...

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.

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Thank you River Riders for your generosity for our group!

On behalf of all of us at VFF USA we are so thankful for your support. We raffled off an amazing 1/2 day whitewater tubing adventure at a fundraiser and made more than $300 for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 13, 2017
Angelina K
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Bogota, Colombia
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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

On behalf of all of us at VFF USA we are so thankful for your support. We raffled off an amazing 1/2 day whitewater tubing adventure at a fundraiser and made more than $300 for our cause because everyone was so excited about River Riders. Your reputation for fun, adventure, and safety made talking about your business a wonderful experience.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

That's all I can say. What a blast! Knowledgeable staff and had an awesome time! If you are in the D.C. Or Baltimore area I would definitely make this a stop!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

We went on the 1/2 day flat water tubing trip in August with our family and friends (4 adults and 6 kids). It was a great trip, we upgraded to the bigger tubes with the headrests - great for bigger kids and adults. We will definitely be returning next summer. The employees are friendly. I also am the auction chair... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

This was a lot of fun! Did the rafts with family ages 16-50. Everyone enjoyed it. Teenagers did the kayaking trip as well. Will use them again. Places for picnics.

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Thank Tina S
washington dc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Had it all - experienced guides, beautiful views, safe exciting ziplining.Jesse and Zack were very knowledgeable and interesting guides.

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Our family (2 adults, 2 kids 10 &12) enjoyed a fantastic zip lining tour with Gabriel and Dakota. Although the focus was always on safety, they made the tour exciting and enjoyable for all of us! They were knowledgeable about the area and gave great recommendations of things to include on our trip. It was our first zip lining tour,... More 

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Ashburn, Va
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Get Out and Go Tours took a group on a Shenandoah flatwater float trip in tubes. The trip was fun, and the check-in experience was OK. There is a lot of process involved with water sports, but RiverRiders has a good, technology-based system for handling it. The rider was warm, low, and slow when we floated, and the bus was... More 

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Sykesville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We celebrated my son's 9th birthday with the great folks at River Riders. Jason and Kels on the Zipline Canopy Tour and Ben on the White Water rafting tour. All three guides were terrific. They know their roles and make safety a priority, but they approach it with a healthy dose of good humor and fun. You can tell they... More 

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Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

The water level was very low so it was more like s lazy river ride then a white water trip but that was also s good thing. There is a lot of history on the river and our guide was very knowledgable of it. Since it was not a perilous run he took time to tell us all about the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We completed one beginner course ("orange") and two intermediate level courses ("green") at the Adventure Park. Those courses were super fun! Afterwards, I expressed some concern to one of the male staff members about my lack of upper body strength before moving on to an advanced course ("blue"). Despite that, the staff member suggested my boyfriend and I try a... More 

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