Find Family Rafting in Almost Heaven

It’s no secret that whitewater rafting is one of Almost Heaven’s favorite pastimes. Although rafting seems like a high adventure activity only for those brave enough to try, below are trips that those of all ages and skill can enjoy.

New River

Family Lower New River Rafting Trip

Journey through the scenic New River Gorge alongside your family on this trip. Your guides at Adventures on the Gorge will take you through each twist and turn you while you and your family get to experience a fun adventure you’ll never forget.

Upper New River Canyon Trip

River Expeditions’ Upper New River Canyon Trip is the perfect trip for families with young children, as well as adults who are looking for a more mild adventure. This trip features gentle waves and mild rapids with many opportunities to swim, play and have an all-around good time.

Family Fun Upper New River Rafting Trip

Have an adventure with your family on the Upper New River on this trip at ACE Adventure Resort. Kids must be age 6 or older to ride these easy waves and have a fun day spent in the sun. This trip is sure to fire your family’s passion for whitewater rafting and exhilaration. Afterwards reward yourself with a trip to ACE’s Wonderland Waterpark where you and the kids can continue the fun.

Shenandoah River

Visit River Riders in the summer and fall for trips that are more mild and family friendly due to lower water levels. If you and your family are beginners, take a trip on the beautiful Shenandoah River to enjoy the unmatched beauty that surrounds you during your gentle run down the river.

Cheat River

A trip with Cheat River Outfitters on the Cheat Narrows is a great option for families with children aged seven and older looking for adventure that’s not too crazy. Experience miles of Class II-III whitewater on this trip, which provides you with gorgeous scenery and fun in the water.

There are several more incredible outfitters are available and offer a variety of excursions for the whole family. Which trip will and your family try first?

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This post was last updated on March 18, 2022