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Visiting Fayetteville in the “Secret Season”

Visiting Fayetteville in the “Secret Season”   As snowflakes and holidays swirl around the New River Gorge, the small town of Fayetteville is buzzing with festivities, shopping, live music, and locals. While most visitors think of Fayetteville as a summertime destination, year-round residents (and those who are in-the-know) treasure the winter season just as much. Tabitha Stover, executive director of the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau, is among them. Stover has lived in Fayetteville for nine years and calls winter in Fayetteville the “secret season.” Here, Stover shares an insider’s view on what the town feels like in the winter,

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Top 3 Trail Running Routes in the New River Gorge

Top 3 Trail Running Routes in the New River Gorge With hundreds of miles of trails coursing up and down West Virginia’s steep mountains, the state has trail running routes to satisfy everyone from casual joggers to endurance athletes—and many of the top trails in the Mountain State can be found right here in the New River Gorge.  So, if you are new to the area, new to trail running, or looking for a new favorite trail, let us help you find your perfect trail running route.    Best for views | Endless Wall Trail  If you are looking for

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The Cyber Monday Adventure Deals You Have Been Waiting For

Cyber Monday Deals  Here are the Adventure Deals you have been waiting for!   $125 Gift Certificate for $100 Get $25 FREE when you buy a $100 gift certificate! Buy Now New River Rafting Pass The New River Rafting Pass allows you to pay $109 for a Full Day New River Rafting Trip (Upper New, Lower New, Family Lower New, or Dries) and pick any day to raft!  With the New River Rafting pass, you can pick your date to raft whenever you like.  Need to change your rafting date after you book?  No problem with 48 hours notice. Available

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5 Ways to Stay Active on Thanksgiving Day

5 Ways to Stay Active on Thanksgiving Day While the main activity on Thanksgiving Day is sure to be eating, you can balance the big meal with calorie-burning action throughout the day. Not only does squeezing in some activities help you maintain some semblance of health, it is also a fun way to engage with family. So, this Thanksgiving, don’t lose yourself to the turkey coma and TV screens. Here’s how. Take on a Turkey Trot Getting in a morning jog is a great way to kick off this day of feasting, so why not take part in a community

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Kids Raft FREE in 2020

Kids Raft FREE in 2020  Kids 9 and under raft FREE with a paying adult on the Upper New River! Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Holiday Gift Guide for Adventure Lovers

The Gift Guide for Adventure Lovers The holiday season is upon us, and if you’re having trouble thinking of what to give the adventure lover in your life, you’re not alone. Whether you’re exchanging gifts with an avid climber, weekend whitewater rafter, or someone who is just breaking into the outdoor adventure sphere—this guide is here to help you make sure the perfect gift ends up under the tree. For the hiker who doesn’t want much We all have that person in our lives who always says they don’t want gifts. Maybe they just don’t want to burden you with

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Tips for Cold-Weather Rafting

Tips for Cold-Weather Rafting: What to Wear and How to Prepare If wool socks and beanies aren’t something you normally associate with rafting, it probably means you’ve relegated rafting to a summertime-only activity. We’re here to inform you, it doesn’t have to be that way. The New River—and many of the surrounding rivers—can be paddled all winter long, and Adventures on the Gorge is offering rafting trips until November 16th. But, if you want to go rafting as winter sets in—don’t be the rookie that shows up in board shorts. Before You Leave Home Dress to SweatDress in a snug-fitting

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Get Away and Give Thanks

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, families across America are setting plans for a weekend of feasting, family, football, and generally sitting around the house not doing much of anything. Good news: If you’re getting tired of the old routine, this doesn’t have to be all there is to the holidays. This year, instead of debating about whether you’re going to have the big meal at Aunt Suzie’s or host it yourself—and then spending Thanksgiving weekend doing nothing but eating and watching football—try something new. We propose a mutual space, out in a cabin in the woods, where no one has to

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How to Beat the Winter is Coming Blues

You may have heard: winter is, in fact, coming. If you’re not looking forward to that antsy feeling of being cooped up indoors with no way to get your adrenaline pumping, you know you’re not alone. And, we’ve got good news for you: Adventures on the Gorge’s zipline course, TreeTops Canopy Tour is open to groups of 8 or more people all year long. So, speaking of not being alone, if you’re ready to grab a group of 8 friends, book a school getaway for the kids, or gather your coworkers and have more fun than is usually allowed when

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Catch the Last Rafting of the Season + Secure This Year’s Prices for Next Year

 Take Advantage of one of the Longest Rafting Seasons in the US  As the glorious fall colors are beginning to drift from the trees and most people are curling up with pumpkin spice lattes, you may be surprised to learn that here on the New River Gorge rafting season isn’t yet over.  So, whether you are a hard-core whitewater paddler who wants to squeeze in one more trip before winter or a first-time rafter who didn’t have a chance to make time for a rafting trip throughout the busy summer, you’re in luck. The river, the guides, and an epic

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“Fall” in Love: The Best Ways to Catch the Colors of the New River Gorge

Want to feel as if you are paddling through a watercolor painting? Ready to ride your bike through a forest of orange and red? If so, it’s time to head to the New River Gorge. While the region is packed with visitors all summer, as the seasons begin to turn the crowds of every-day tourists turn to a different breed of adventure lovers. The fall brings in those who have been around long enough to know the beauty of October in the Gorge. It is for those who happily brave chilly mornings to be surrounded by the vibrant fall colors

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40 Years of Bridge Day + How to Beat the Crowds & Get the Best View of the Jumpers

The Bridge’s 40th Birthday Party — Saturday, October 19th  From the rush of leaping off the 876-foot New River Gorge Bridge to the smell of funnel cake wafting across the vast span, the people of Fayetteville—joined by BASE jumpers from across the world—have been celebrating the “birthday” of the New River Gorge Bridge for the past 40 years.  This year, the ruckus birthday party falls on Saturday, October 19. From 9am to 3pm you will find the New River Gorge Bridge closed to vehicle traffic as a massive crowd gathers to celebrate, explore booths from vendors, eat fair-style food, and most

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A Night with Mountain Stage at Adventures on the Gorge

If you love music and radio shows, you may already know the nationally-broadcasted public radio show, Mountain Stage. If you love wild adventures in beautiful places, you’re probably familiar with Adventures on the Gorge. But how about both—combined into one night of live performances, tasty food, stunning scenery, and community. Let us present to you: A Night with Mountain Stage at Adventures on the Gorge. The crew from the Charleston, WV based national public radio show Mountain Stage is making their way to the rim of the New River Gorge to bring an intimate audience of adventure lovers a live show. 

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Why We Love the Upper Gauley: The Top 5 Reasons/Rapids

From the heart-racing thrill of jumping into a raft at the base of Summersville Dam to that, “We did it!” feeling at end of the famous stretch of whitewater, the Upper Gauley is known as one of the best whitewater rafting destinations in the world. But, what is it that draws raft guides and paddlers to the river every fall? While there are too many reasons to count, we’ve distilled it down to the top five reasons—and the corresponding rapids—that get people to come out and raft the Class V Upper Gauley time and time again. Working as a Team:

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Diversify Your Adventure Portfolio: There’s More to West Virginia than Rafting

From the ancient river that courses through the New River Gorge to the thrilling rapids of the Gauley River, whitewater is what made us who we are. But, today, it is far from all we are. True, our region is home to some of the best whitewater rafting in the world, but it is also a mecca for a vast range of other outdoor sports. So, while Adventures on the Gorge was founded on the rivers, we can’t ignore the ziplining, rock climbing, mountain biking, and hiking opportunities surrounding us—and we don’t think you should either. Into the Trees Adventures

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What is Gauley Season?

It’s friends huddling together with anticipation at the base of Summersville Dam. It’s early-morning fog rolling off the Gauley River canyon. It’s your heart racing with adrenaline at the top of a class V rapid.  It’s Gauley Season.  And among the rafting communities here in West Virginia, it’s the most anticipated seven weeks of the year.  Unfortunately, with all our excitement, we often assume that everyone else is as familiar with Gauley Season as we are. Too often, the truth is, potential boaters are missing out because they don’t even  know what “Gauley Season” means. If you fall into that

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Respect for the Lower Gauley

The little sister of the world-famous Upper Gauley doesn’t get enough respect. Here’s why that is, why it deserves your attention, and why you should consider running it, even if you’ve already done the Upper.  “The Beast of the East.” “The Big 5.” And, “the best 10 seconds in American whitewater.” These are all phrases you may have heard used to describe the Gauley River or individual rapids on it. In fact, if you’ve ever seen a list of the top-5 whitewater rafting rivers in the world, the Gauley is on it. But, what they’re really talking about is the Upper Gauley—the ten

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2019 Bridge Day

West Virginia’s largest single-day festival is almost here!   Every third Saturday in October, thousands of people gather on the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, West Virginia to watch daredevils BASE jump into the Gorge below. https://vimeo.com/145867164 Every year on the third Saturday in October, BASE jumpers from around the world gather at the historic New River Gorge Bridge as they prepare to fling themselves from the top and parachute an impressive 876 feet to the bottom of the gorge. The oldest and largest organized BASE jumping event in the world, 2019 marks the 40th annual Bridge Day celebration. However,

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The Upper Gauley River

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. They call it the Beast of the East, but if you’re reading a top-5 list of whitewater rafting rivers IN THE WORLD, you can be sure that the Upper Gauley River will be on it, if not atop it. Must-make moves punctuated by huge waves are the norm. It’s loud, it’s brash, and for good reason, it’s intimidating. Do you have what it takes? Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Lower Gauley River

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. With over 70 rapids up to Class V (including three of the biggest hits on the entire Gauley River) and breathtaking scenery the entire way, the Fall Lower Gauley is the best choice for an adventurous first-timer or an experienced New River enthusiast who wants to go a big step further. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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8 Autumn Adventures for Fall Family Fun

Labor Day cometh…and then Labor Day goeth leaving behind that post-summer ennui. Don’t go quietly into that dark season! Instead, turn autumn into your family’s own personal adventure encore. Any or all of these eight adventures on the New River Gorge can send those sad back-to-school spirits soaring sunward once again. TimberTrek Adventure Park, ages 4 and up. Part obstacle course, part canopy tour, and all fun—TimberTrek Adventure Park is where you and your kids can play as hard as you want, and nobody ever has to say, “Get down from there.” Bonus: If your under-10-year-old wants to zipline, this

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Magical Moments from Overnight Rafting Trips

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. The elation of whitewater rafting is on pause and the day is winding down. Here’s what you still have to look forward to. 1. That moment when you settle into a chair by the river. You’re clean and dry and cozy. You can smell dinner cooking. This is the moment when the true nature of a multi-day rafting trip becomes apparent—because even though the day is done, the trip is far from finished. There may be a warm fire associated with this moment. Bask in its

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5 Rafting Trips for Those Who Prefer Their Adventures More Mild than Wild

Gauley River Season is just around the bend, but we know Class-V excitement is not for everybody. If you love adventure, but prefer yours a little more mild than wild, here are five whitewater rafting trips to wet your whistle.  1. The Upper New River We take kids as young as 6 on the classic Upper New River. It includes lots of mild whitewater excitement for the little ones, plus ample time to float, swim, relax, and re-connect with your kids and friends. The Upper New River is also a wallet pleaser. Kids ages 7-12 raft at half the adult

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The Gauley River Overnight

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. With two days on one of the top five whitewater rafting trips in the world, plus a private camp at Canyon Doors with a chef and wood fired hot tubs, the Gauley River Overnight is one of the best trips out there. https://vimeo.com/176997252 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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5 Non-Standard Rafting Trips for the True Gauley River Aficionado

Our most popular Fall Gauley Season rafting trips are simply the 1-day Upper Gauley and the 1-day Lower Gauley, either of which is enough adventure for most people. But for the true aficionados among you, that’s just not enough Gauley. Why settle for 5 Class V rapids when you can do 10? Why settle for 10, when you can do 40? Wait, what? The Gauley Reverse In all her (ahem) wisdom, Mother Nature placed the more difficult, more climactic section of the Gauley River upstream. This would make it tricky for a first-time rafter to run the entire Gauley, since,

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The Wonder Years

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year There is a magic that happens when children play in wild places. They are full of a wonder and a sense of awe that adults struggle to keep in touch with. At Adventures On The Gorge we believe that family time is best spent outdoors. https://vimeo.com/171205784 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Wild Ones – Lauren

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours? https://vimeo.com/161129826 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Wild Ones – Joe

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours? https://vimeo.com/161190912 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Paddles of the Past

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year When construction began on Summersville Dam in 1960, its primary purpose was to mitigate flood potential downstream at population centers like Charleston, WV. In the 50-odd years since, Summersville Dam has saved countless lives and prevented untold billions in property damage, but the earthen behemoth would soon also change the face of tourism and recreation in the Mid-Atlantic region.  https://vimeo.com/58388823 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Wild Ones – Jo-Beth

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year At our core, we at Adventures on the Gorge are nothing more than explorers who see in the human experience an overwhelming desire to seek a sense of awe. What more noble pursuit could there be than to help you find yours? https://vimeo.com/161126091 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Summer Gauley River

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. The Gauley River in the spring and summer is a completely different river than what you experienced in the fall. The crowds are gone and it’s the most dynamic trip we offer. Constantly changing river levels mean that we could be on any stretch in the canyon in either a raft or an inflatable kayak. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Wild Ones

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year “We weren’t a ‘resort,’ or even an outfitter, for that matter. We were river runners, and we just wanted to share a little of that with other people. We wanted to invite them into a world where everything else went away, and the only things that mattered were the next rapid and the next story around the next campfire.”   https://vimeo.com/161533194 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Secret of the Cabin Names

That cabin isn’t called Pillow Rock because the beds are too hard, oh no. And that other one? Let’s just say Sweet’s Falls has nothing to do with pleasant dreams. Rather, our cabin names come from storied white water rapids on the rivers we regularly run and, in some cases, they’re named after placid creeks and limpid pools. Okay, that all seems logical, but there’s one more element in the cabin naming equation, and it’s pretty important. Something about that cabin evokes thoughts of its namesake rapid. Of course, unlike those rapids, our cabins are especially accessible in Winter, when

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The 5 Biggest (Runnable) Waves on the Lower New River

The snow is gone from the high country and the Mercury has risen.  Here on the rim of the New River Gorge that means BIG spring water.  Every adventure aficionado who just emerged from winter hibernation knows the Lower New River is THE springtime thrill.  They are buckling life jackets and helmets as we speak, drawing measured breaths, and girding their loins before paddling into some of the biggest walls of water in America.     These are potentially life-altering moments when the rest of the world has long since melted away like the winter,  when all that exists are the

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The Lower New River

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year Giant waves, a 1000′ deep gorge and breathtaking scenery make up West Virginia’s most popular rafting trip, the Lower New River. https://vimeo.com/270892642 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The 5 Most Extreme Adventures on the Gorge

5. The Half-Day Summersville Lake Adventure A Summersville Lake adventure only comes in at number 5, because you can actually make it relaxing if you want to. You can lounge on a pontoon boat and sip beverages all day long, if that’s your thing or you can rock climb off the deck of that same boat, cliff jump (within legal height limits), explore hidden, cliff-lined coves and stand-up paddleboard under waterfalls. Your choice.  For the most adventurous of those activities, our money is on the rock climbing. 4. The Upper Gauley (or Bonus: The Double Upper) They don’t call it

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Adventures on a Budget

A life lived without adventure isn’t much of a life. We could even argue that dabbling in activities in which the outcome is a little uncertain is crucial for everybody who wants to really feel alive, rather than simply going through the motions day in and (yawn) day out. That’s sort of why we’re here; I mean, “Adventures” is our first name, after all. But while adventure is essential for you, it’s unquestionably bad for your wallet. Your money thrives on boredom. We understand this implicitly, which is why we have all these ways to save money all year long. Here

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TimberTrek Adventure Park

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. With five courses of varying difficulties, TimberTrek is an activity you can do with the whole family. https://vimeo.com/171205786 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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New River Gorge Rock Climbing

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. With thousands of routes ranging from beginner to advanced, the New River Gorge has climbing opportunities for all skill levels from first timers to experts. Our programs are geared to make you succeed. We take care of all the rigging and any technical aspects on these recreational climbs. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Old Friends – New Adventures

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year Every fall Jennifer and crew head to the Gauley River for a weekend packed full of old friends, good moonshine and class-V whitewater rafting. The Upper Gauley River drops over 335 feet in fewer than 13 miles. The essence of big-water rafting excitement, it’s huge volume, technical, pulse-pounding whitewater from start to finish. This intense whitewater experience is not recommended for the timid or inexperienced. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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TreeTops Canopy Tour Ziplines

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. TreeTops Canopy Tour is much more than just a zipline. TreeTops is a series of sky bridges, ziplines, trails and a rappel through an old growth hemlock forest and over a beautiful mountain stream. https://vimeo.com/206622997 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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New River Gorge Guided Hiking

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. Enjoy the fresh mountain air as you hike through the our established trails that are sure to get you close to the native flora and lead to spectacular panoramic views. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Cool Summer Super Savings

Summer has really settled in, and it is hot, hot, hot outside. Luckily, you don’t have to break your bank account to cool down. Here are our top eight tips to save like a pro on New River Gorge summer cool downs. 1.  Raft on a weekday.  Our peak times are summer Saturdays and September Saturdays (during Gauley Season). If you raft literally any other day, it will help you lower costs. The price per person for the Lower New River full-day raft trip on a Saturday in July is $139, but the same trip on a July Monday-Thursday is

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The Upper New River

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. Upper New River rafting is mild white water. This is a great place for a family raft trip, or for scouts and youth groups to get their feet wet in the majestic and breathtakingly scenic New River Gorge.    https://vimeo.com/171205785 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Spring Whitewater Rafting

If you love the adrenaline of big waves and the unmatched scenery of the New River Gorge, it’s time to sign up for a high-water spring trip down the Lower New River. That’s right, each spring massive amounts of water coursing through the narrow Gorge create behemoth waves, boat-swallowing holes, and an extreme, big-water rafting trip that you won’t find anywhere else in the United States. But, consider yourself warned, we’re not talking about that fun-in-the-sun family vacation you’ve experienced if you’ve rafted the New River in the summer. It’s time to leave the kids at home, call up your

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10 Things We Are Looking Forward to This Summer at Adventures on the Gorge

Most of us are in the same boat right now (pun intended) – we cam hardly wait for summer.  At the risk of making you long for hot days even more than you already do, here are 10 specific things we are really looking forward to. Brewgrass Reunion A craft beer festival right on the rim of the New River Gorge.  We are celebrating the anniversary of West Virginia whitewater rafting by – surprise – rafting.  After you run the mighty New River, come sample over 50 diverse flavors of WV and national brews and listen to some classic Appalachian

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Migration

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year Every fall Julie loads up her truck for the 1600 mile migration to the Gauley River and she’s not the only one. For six weeks raft guides come from all over the world to guide one of the hardest commercial rafting trips in the world. The Upper Gauley River drops over 335 feet in fewer than 13 miles. The essence of big-water rafting excitement, it’s huge volume, technical, gut-wrenching whitewater from start to finish. This intense whitewater experience is not recommended for the timid or inexperienced.

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Out of Office

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year For Lizzy and her girlfriends, those times with no offices, no dealines and no distractions are precious. Here’s how they spent their weekend at Adventures on the Gorge. (Hint: adventures were had.) Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Video Boaters – Then and Now

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year They’re the bad boys and girls of the whitewater rafting scene—and that’s saying something. But they’re also the hard working creative individuals who risk life and limb and then pull off an editing miracle to bring you your trip video. They’re Whitewater Videographers, AKA, Video Boaters. https://vimeo.com/233368555 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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The Million Dollar Wave

The Lower New Gorge in the spring is filled to overflowing with gigantic waves. Many are so big, they even have names of their own. Here’s what our guides think about The Million Dollar Wave. https://vimeo.com/209956664 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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So, You Want to Be a Guide

This is how we roll at Adventures on the Gorge: we show you such an amazing time that you quit your day job to move here and become a guide. That may be hyperbole, but it’s not just a joke. Our guide staff—river, rock, zip, etc.—is peppered with people who, in some cases, gave up promising careers in business, law, geology, psychology and more to drive boats, rig ropes and otherwise play with people outside. Being a guide is a calling, but more so than just a yen to work in the wilds of West Virginia. “Most guides started doing

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Gravity Ziplines

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. Bigger, taller, faster. Gravity Zip Lines at Adventures on the Gorge, New River Gorge, WV. https://vimeo.com/209619584 Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Adventures by Ages

It’s a simple fact of parenting—you can no longer vacation without considering what your little ones can do, too. Well, fret not, harried moms and dads. To simplify your summer getaway planning, we’ve prepared this list of adventures by ages, so you can see exactly where your offspring can follow (or lead as the case may be).  Adventures for younger than 4 Welcome to the world little adventurer! Canyon Falls Pool and Canyon Rim Playground are both wide open for you. Bonus for your caregivers: our playground is shaded. Super bonus: they may obtain an adult beverage at Chetty’s Pub and carry it down to

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Why Adventures on the Gorge?

Adventures on the Gorge is the only resort located on the very rim of West Virginia’s stunning New River Gorge. https://vimeo.com/123748906/ Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Summersville Lake Adventures

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year. Summersville Lake is undoubtedly one of West Virginia’s best kept secrets. From crystal clear water to cliff-lines coves this trip includes just the right amount of challenge and relaxation. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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Melissa & Jason – The Girl Who Waited

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year Serena & I were thrilled to travel over to West Virginia for Melissa & Jason’s wedding in the gorgeous New River Gorge. Melissa is a structural bridge engineer, and ever since experiencing the New River Gorge Bridge, she wanted to get married there. The ceremony and reception were both held at Smokey’s on the Gorge, which had some pretty awesome views of the gorge. Melissa & Jason met while at West Virginia University, and have been together ever since. They are also huge fans of Doctor

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Generations

The Best Whitewater in America, keeps them coming back for more year after year How do you get a grandparent and teenager to connect? Take them beyond sharing memories and have them actually share experiences outdoors away from their video games, social media, and TV. Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn

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