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Rafting

Rafting: A Learning Experience

What’s the first thing that you think of when you hear the words “whitewater rafting?” Some things that come to mind may be “dangerous or risky.” After personally experiencing a rafting trip, though, I think of “eye-opening.” Sure, it was exciting, but also surprisingly about insightful. While rafting in Harper’s Ferry, WV near D.C., I …

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Shoveling Snow and Assisting Stranded Commuters

People often ask me what I do during the winter at a company better known for Rafting on the Shenandoah and Tubing on the Potomac during the summer? Shoveling Snow is one task I stay ahead of to make certain our other winter staff can find a place to park and a path to our …

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The new look of River & Trail Outfitters near Harpers Ferry, WV

  All good things must change and evolve with time! River & Trail Outfitters near historic Harpers Ferry, WV is very excited to release our new logo. After 38 years in business we have found a great logo that represents exactly who we are and where we came from on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Checkout …

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Outdoor Festivals in Harpers Ferry, WV

River & Trail Outfitters is a proud sponsor of The Harpers Ferry Outdoor Festival! This is a yearly event held in June to raise money for river and environmental conservation and to raise environmental awareness. The Festival is used to bring together participants, activists, and enthusiasts of the many outdoor activities in our area including …

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Missed the Fall Colors at Harpers Ferry?

There is no better area than the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains near Harpers Ferry, WV to partake of the beautiful array of fall colors. The warming tonesof orange, brown and red on the leaves of the trees line the banks of the rivers and the mountains which surround them. There is no better …

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