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Address: 408 Alstadts Hill Rd, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
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+1 800-326-7238
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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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Camping and River Ride

We camped at the river riders campground and had a fantastic 3 days. The river was our swimming pool and the caretaker at the site fantastic. The grass sites furthest down the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We camped at the river riders campground and had a fantastic 3 days. The river was our swimming pool and the caretaker at the site fantastic. The grass sites furthest down the road are best. Harpers Ferry is a 30 minute riverside walk away. Absolutely loved it

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Matt K, Manager at River Riders, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming out to stay at our Campground; we always love hearing about your stay! We hope to see you out this summer for some of our great family activities as well :) More 

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had fun zipping from tree to tree as a family. :-) My older teenage son was zipping above and below us as mom, his timid sister and little brother navigate the course together. It was a great teambuilding experience. Staff made even my timid one feel comfortable. The short demo course was much appreciated!

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Bogota, Colombia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 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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Matt K, Manager at River Riders, responded to this review

Angelina, thank you so much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We had a great time with your group, and we can't wait to have you guys back out for some more adventure experiences! More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 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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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 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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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 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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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 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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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 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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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 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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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 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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