Scouts BSA & Cub Scouts Outdoor Adventures in Knoxville, Maryland near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Special Package Rates on White Water Rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Tubing, Climbing, Scavenger Hunts, Camping & More.

Earn Merit Badges! Guided or Unguided Canoe Trips available

Only one hour from Washington DC & Baltimore beltways, River & Trail Outfitters has been offering adventure sports to Scouts and other youth organizations for 48 years. Lee Baihly, founder & CEO of River & Trail, was himself an Eagle Scout with a passion for getting people outside to experience our local rivers and trails.

For assistance with booking call 301-834-9950

Canoe Trips on the Potomac, Shenandoah, Antietam Creek

Canoe day trips take place in the Harpers Ferry area on the Shenandoah River , Potomac River, and Antietam Creek. Two day and Three day trips are available on the Shenandoah River. Check out our blog for info on paddling the unique Paw Paw bends and more!
Boy scouts canoeing.

  • Half day, full day, multi day trips
  • Mellow water to Class III whitewater
  • Includes all equipment, shuttle, certified guides available
  • Discounts available. Minimum age 7 & 50 lbs.

Harpers Ferry Scavenger Hunt

  • Explore & learn in a fun and experiential way
  • May be combined with a rafting trip
  • Great half day activity starting at 1pm
  • $27.50 including fees. Minimum age 8 & 50 lbs.
Learn about the history of Harpers Ferry while finding clues in the museums and monuments of the town. Developed by two local history teachers, in conjunction with experts from the National Park, this historical scavenger hunt provides a fun way to teach history as well as foster team work.

Group Discounts Available on Whitewater Rafting Trips

  • Excellent beginner whitewater fun!
  • Prices drop Sept 14th.
  • Group rates always available
  • Minimum age: 7 & 50 lbs.
This 3-5 hour beginner trip takes you down the final stretches of the Shenandoah River as it tumbles into the Potomac by Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Led by our knowledgeable guides, rafters will experience a mixture of mellow water and rapids ranging from Class I-III. Guides are trained in local and natural history as well as river safety. A riverside snack is included on the trip.

Rock & River Party

  • Two hours on our 25 foot climbing wall
  • Choose between tubing or paddling on the Shenandoah River
  • Includes guides, shuttle for tubing, equipment
  • $37.50 including fees. Minimum age 4 & 50 lbs.
Try some healthy, outdoor fun with a choice of activities that will please everyone. This adventure-packed party includes climbing with hydraulic belay, followed by one-two hours of mellow tubing, kayaking, or canoeing at our relaxing riverside venue.

Tubing Promo 15% off

  • Your choice of tubing on the Shenandoah or Potomac
  • Dates: Aug 1-Sep 20 (except Sep 5-7)
  • Promo code: SCOUTTUBE
  • Minimum age: 7 & 50 lbs.
  • Other dates available with group rates
Join us on one of two rivers that was voted among the top 10 Tubing Rivers among USA Today Reader's Choice. Most troops will enjoy mellow tubing on the Shenandoah River 6 miles above Harpers Ferry. Troops with girls 12 years & older and 90 lbs, can opt for Whitewater Tubing on the Potomac by Harpers Ferry. Both trips are 1-2 hours depending on water levels. The mellow tubing trip may be run twice, with the second run for free, if time and conditions allow.

Brunswick Family Campground on the Potomac

  • Tent Camping, Cabins, RVs
  • Located on the C&O Canal and Potomac River
  • Within 15 minutes of Harpers Ferry, WV
  • Onsite canoeing, kayaking, tubing Jun-Oct
  • Call group sales for pricing and availability
The Brunswick Family Campground is within 30 minutes of 5 National Parks & Trails including the Antietam Battlefield, Harpers Ferry, C&O Canal, and the Appalachian Trail. An area rich in history and natural beauty, this unique campground is your gateway to adventure! Learn more about basic cabins or camping.