River & Trail White Water Rafting

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River & Trail - 46 Years Experience!

Whitewater Rafting, Tubing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Biking near Harpers Ferry West Virginia

FUN Outdoor Adventures for all Ages and Abilities
Serving Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia 1 hour from Washington DC & Baltimore beltways.

River & Trail offers guided whitewater rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, ziplining, climbing, cycling, hiking & teambuilding trips in the historic Harpers Ferry area. River trips & lessons take place in Maryland, Virginia, & West Virginia on the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers and Antietam Creek. Experience our unique upcoming kayaking and canoeing tours including paddling to area breweries, wineries, and distilleries.

Three Food & Drink Paddling Tours coming up Memorial Day Weekend! Antietam Kayak & Brunch, Water to Wine with Creek's Edge, and Boat and Brew Smoketown.

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2015 Best of the Blue Ridge

Awarded the
Certificate Of Excellence
for 2014, 2015 & 2016

Featured Tours

Whitewater Rafting Shenandoah & Potomac River Rapids

avg 3-4 hrs
  • Raft through 3 states, and by 2 rivers at Harpers Ferry
  • Riverside picnic included most trips
  • Guided tour with natural and local history
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$57-$77 includes riverside picnic most trips

Antietam Kayaking Tour & Brunch Near Sharpsburg MD

  • Kayak one of the 60 top rated paddling streams
  • STAFF PICK for unique & scenic paddling adventure
  • Sunday 5/28, 6/18, 7/2, 8/13, 9/17
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Shenandoah River Tubing Trip

1-2 hrs
  • No wait for return shuttle!
  • Tube right to your car
  • Second time free as availability permits
  • The Blue Heron Grill offers tasty food and cool drinks
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Kayak & Canoe Rentals

  • Novice and beginner whitewater options
  • All equipment & shuttle provided
  • Bald Eagle, Blue Heron & other wildlife sitings
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$29 and up

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Why Choose River & Trail Outfitters?

  • Affordable prices
  • Family owned & operated
  • Locally owned for 45 years
  • Attentive, helpful & friendly staff
  • Environmental programs
  • Safe, experienced, patient
  • Outrageously FUN guides

FUN for the whole family!

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More about River Trail...

  • We Are Eco Friendly

    Eco & Community Programs at River & Trail Outfitters River & Trail Recycles. We are an environmentally conscious outfitter with a green recycle program.

    • In-House Recycling Program
    • Buses run by bio diesel fuels
    • Blue Heron Grill uses pasture-raised, local meats as much as possible
    • Hosts West Virginia Rivers Coalition Raffle Ticket Fund Raiser each year
    • Support small community businesses
    • Discount and free trips for local fundraisers and silent auctions
    • Our retail shop and raft house are energy efficient buildings
    • Sponsor Antietam Creek Clean Up each year
    • Participate in Alice Ferguson Foundation's annual Potomac River clean up
    • Promote trash free lunch options to groups
    • Offer Chesapeake Bay Watershed River Eco Program for schools and groups
    • River & Trail Returns Day in August, 5% given to support outdoor programs for inner city kids.

    River and Trail Outfitters partners with Go Green Gals to bring you shopping choices that support the local community in the Eastern Panhandle.

    GoGreenGals invites you to embrace your purchasing power through new ways of living, shopping, and giving. The Green Movement has evolved into a positive and powerful economic force, and while it is about protecting the planet, it’s also about our choices as consumers.

    We encourage living more simply and reusing when you can, but when you need to shop...have fun being green!

  • Where Are We?

    River & Trail Outfitters has locations in Knoxville, Maryland near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. We are a full-service outfitter serving MD, WV, Virginia, and Washington DC. Surrounding counties within 5 minutes include: Washington County, MD , Frederick County, Maryland, Jefferson County, West Virginia, and Loudoun County, VA.
  • AOA Members

    We are a member of the American Outdoors Association.

    With more than 500 members, The American Outdoors Association is the premier international trade association for the world's finest adventure travel outfitters, tour companies and outdoor educators and their suppliers. The Association was founded in 1991.