Rafting in West Virginia - New River "Rapid Run" : Half DaySome of the best West Virginia white water rafting can be had on our half day Lower New River rafting trip. This Lower New "Rapid Run" whitewater rafting trip combines the exciting rapids of the New River's wilder sections with a scenic journey by paddle through West Virginia's New River Gorge.
Our New River “Rapid Run” rafting trip was designed for those who enjoy the intensity of rafting the Lower New River, but in a shorter 3 to 3.5 hour format. This allows you to enjoy the New River during off-peak times for a less crowded experience and more room to play.
This New River “Rapid Run” rafting trip is available in the morning or afternoon. Whether it is a quick white water rafting trip you need while you are passing through West Virginia on a road trip or you want to make this part of your Rivermen all inclusive family vacation at the New River Gorge Adventure Center, Rivermen’s New River “Rapid Run” rafting trip is just the thing to spice up your West Virginia Vacation.
|Trip||Min. Age||Rating||Length||Starting At|
|Lower New River Rapid Run||12||Intermediate (Some experience recommended)||1/2 day||$99||Book Online Now
What To Expect
- Three to four hour trip from the time you leave basecamp until you return.
- One to one and a half hours of “water time”.
- Standard fifteen foot T-8 raft – eight or nine paddlers plus professional guide.
- Upgrades available to T-6 fourteen foot raft with six or seven paddlers plus professional guide.
- Class I to class IV whitewater. Paddle underneath the New River Gorge Bridge
- Transportation to and from the river
- Rafting equipment (helmet, life jacket, paddle & boat)
- Professional Guides in each raft
- A complimentary beverage after the trip
- Class VI tries to video every raft trip. To insure your trip is videoed, we suggest pre-registering when making a reservation or booking online (Options are listed below). Learn more about our video program.
- Whitewater Photography shoots several photographs of each raft during your raft trip. 8X10 photographs are delivered to our facility each afternoon by the time you return. You can purchase a photo or a disk of all your favorite shots at Class VI.
- Rental/wetsuit & paddle jacket
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