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Raft Any River Any Day (Except Saturdays) in October for $99

Upper Gauley River Whitewater Rafting

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Lower New River Whitewater Rafting

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This is our most popular trip and a favorite among everyone from first time rafters to whitewater enthusiasts.Lower New River Whitewater Rafting

The Lower New River steps up the pace with exciting whitewater rafting and more than 25 rapids from Classes II – IV. Between the rapids and drops there are pools of calm water where you can catch your breath and gather strength for the next challenge. This trip runs through the scenic New River Gorge and finishes up right below the New River Gorge Bridge.

Trip length and intensity varies based on water levels which change throughout the season. In the spring, the trip is usually 14 miles long, in the summer and fall it is typically 8 miles long. Both trips include a jump rock(weather dependent), swimmer’s rapid(water level dependent), riverside lunch, and over 25 other rapids.

The autumn foliage makes for a spectacular backdrop as you float by the New River Gorge, with base jumpers jumping off the New River Gorge Bridge on Bridge Day.

Minimum Age: 12

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Upper Gauley Whitewater Rafting

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The Upper Gauley River is the epitome of whitewater excitement. The section drops over 335 feet in less than 13 miles, resulting in high-volume and technical whitewater from start to finish. Consistently rated one of the top five rivers to raft in the world, and one of the top three in the United States, this is the Beast of the East.
We recommend this adventure to experienced rafters who are ready to participate in an intense paddling challenge. This trip runs all five of the Big 5 Rapids, plus another few miles after lunch, including the huge Class IV+ Wood’s Ferry.

Gauley Season, taking place in September and October, draws whitewater enthusiasts from across the globe. Over the course of six weeks, water levels ideal for rafting are released from Summersville Lake to provide thrilling whitewater opportunities on a set release schedule.

Minimum Age: 15

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Lower Gauley Whitewater Rafting

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Growing up on the New and Gauley Rivers, we know them like the backs of our hands. We know when’s the best time for a heart-pumping whitewater rafting adventure down the river.

With over 70 rapids 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 one step further.

Our Lower Gauley rafting trip is 13 miles long and includes thrilling rapids like Class V “Heaven’s Gate” and “Pure Screaming Hell.”

Between the rapids, a hot lunch is provided on the river at Canyon Doors, the most beautiful spot on this stunning river.

Gauley Season, taking place in September and October, draws whitewater enthusiasts from across the globe. Over the course of six weeks, water levels ideal for rafting are released from Summersville Lake to provide thrilling whitewater opportunities on a set release schedule.

Minimum Age: 12

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If you want to experience everything we have to offer, please call one of our adventure specialists.

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