Whitewater rafting

West Virginia is home to the highest density of whitewater runs in the country. With 300 stretches of American whitewater, there is an excursion waiting for you in Almost Heaven. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing float down the historic New River or an adrenaline-packed expedition during West Virginia’s world-famous Gauley Season, the Mountain State offers an opportunity to kick back and enjoy the rapids. From the New River Gorge to the Eastern Panhandle, West Virginia can take you from mild to wild and give you the adventure of a lifetime.

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5 Dos and 5 Don’ts of Whitewater Rafting

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22 things you didn't know about the legendary Gauley River

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