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Gritty Chix Mud Run

Gritty Chix Mud Run is back to ACE Adventure Resort this summer and we are ready to jump back into

Mountain Music Festival

West Virginia’s best music festival is back at ACE Adventure Resort this summer June 3-5, 2021. We are super excited and gearing

ACE Adventure Resort

Adventures on the Gorge Resort

The Best 3 Locations to Spend Your Spring Break in Almost Heaven

Looking for some adventure this spring break? Whether you’re looking for a relaxing trip to a small town or an

Don’t Miss Out on Gauley Season

Gauley Season is 23 days of the best whitewater in the world – all right here in Almost Heaven. Scheduled

So What Is West Virginia’s 5th Season?

23 days of intense whitewater usher in the world’s most avid explorers each September and October, beginning this past weekend,

There’s One Day A Year You Can Jump From the New River Gorge Bridge

Oct. 19  |  New River Gorge Bridge Thousands of people will gather Saturday, Oct. 19 on the New River Gorge

OUTDOOR EXPLORER: How to Become an Upper Gauley Raft Guide

By Kirby Simeon, Outdoor Explorer When people come to southern West Virginia to raft the famous Upper Gauley River, one

An Epic Adventure Awaits this Gauley Season

Highly anticipated each year, Gauley Season provides the biggest and best whitewater of the season. Each fall Gauley Season, guaranteed

Plan Your Almost Heaven Fall To-Do List

Believe it or not, fall is right around the corner. The mountains of West Virginia will soon be changing color,

5 Dos and 5 Don’ts of Whitewater Rafting

Rafting is an unforgettable experience the whole family can enjoy, even young ones. These 10 guidelines will help you as

Find Family Fun All Across Almost Heaven

Exploring Almost Heaven is an amazing adventure, but doing so as a family makes it even more special. From high

The Best Ways to Beat the Heat in Almost Heaven This Summer

When the temperatures rise this summer, and you’re looking for some relief from the heat, Almost Heaven has you covered.

Best of Summer in Almost Heaven

As the days get longer and the temperatures start to rise, experience the best of Almost Heaven this summer. Each

Almost Heaven Activities for the Whole Family

When the kids are out of school, the sun lingers in the sky a bit longer and you have a

Helpful Hints for the First-Time Whitewater Rafter

Shenandoah, Cheat, or New– no matter which river you’re on in Almost Heaven, you’ll be having a wild and wonderful

Celebrate With Dad All Year Long in Almost Heaven

Father’s Day brings with it the opportunity to show your dad how much he means to you and how appreciated

Cool Down This Summer with West Virginia Water Sports

With summer temperatures approaching, water sports are a perfect way to stay cool while spending time outdoors. West Virginia has

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

Three Ideas for Your Ultimate Almost Heaven Summer Getaway

Summer in West Virginia is filled with wonder. It’s filled with adventure. Filled with memories that will last a lifetime.

Giant rapids. Your best friends. A once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Spring rafting in Almost Heaven.

Whitewater rafting in West Virginia during the spring is an experience like no other. It’s the perfect chance to shake

West Virginia State Parks

Your guide to Bridge Day in West Virginia

Bridge Day, an annual event held in Fayetteville, is undoubtedly one of the most unique events held anywhere in the

4 must-try experiences in the New River-Greenbrier Valley Region

The New River Gorge region is home to some of the best West Virginia experiences. With so many to choose

Discover Why West Virginia Rafting Will Soon be in the National Spotlight

It is no secret that West Virginia boasts some of the finest whitewater rafting in the world. It continues to

Whitewater Adventure is Perfect for All Ages in West Virginia

Picture this: You’re rushing down the New River with your closest friends. The cool, fresh water splashes across the smile

6 Incredible Almost Heaven whitewater rivers and how to experience them

Among many attractions, West Virginia offers visitors some of the most incredible whitewater rafting in the world. Since 1968, rafters

50 Facts to Celebrate 50 Years of Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the whitewater rafting industry in West Virginia. Whether you are a beginner or

From mild to wild: West Virginia rafting for families

Looking to spend some quality time and bond with your family away from all the hustle and bustle? Giver whitewater

Stop by these amazing must-see areas for true West Virginia experiences

It’s no secret that West Virginia has some of the best and most unique experiences to offer. From whitewater rafting and

Whitewater rafting just outside of Washington DC

If adventure is what you seek, then look no further than the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Experience the ultimate

Your guide to whitewater rafting in West Virginia

It’s no secret that West Virginia is one of the best places in the world to whitewater raft. From the

Everywhere your kids can take this little boat of their own…

Want to give the kids a big adventure? Take them duckying down whitewater waves in a little boat of their own.

Celebrate 50 years of whitewater rafting in West Virginia

Every year, thousands of people from all over the world journey to the New and Gauley rivers to ride some

These 27 places know EVERYTHING about West Virginia

Have you consulted a local convention and visitor’s bureau when planning your trip? These organizations are staffed by friendly and

Celebrate Earth Day in West Virginia

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide every April 22 in an effort to promote a healthy, sustainable environment. There are many

Adventures on the Gorge Rafting

Rivers Resort

Make every moment count on these 48-hour family escapes

Wild, enchanting backcountry is yours for the weekend. West Virginia’s immersive adventure packages get everybody back to nature. Get ready

Ranson Convention and Visitors Bureau

Riverchase Campground & Cabins

2017’s new top dog: the unassuming adventure destination that won “Best of the Blue Ridge”

Our beloved Mountain State earned top honors! The most prestigious prize in “The Best of the Blue Ridge” awards for

6 places to get really, really off the grid

Ditch the laptop and cell phone at home and recharge YOUR batteries instead at one of these off-the-grid places in

Hit the West Virginia water— hard

You can take part in just about any watersport that you can think of in the Mountain State. Whether you’re

River Expeditions

Whitewater 101: paddling WV’s world-class rapids

One of the best ways to enjoy West Virginia’s stunning outdoor scenery is with the plain, pure fun of whitewater

The East Coast’s undiscovered whitewater gem

The Cheat River ranks among the best for whitewater paddling in the region. Northeastern West Virginia is chock-full of creeks

Cheat River Outfitters

If your kids have enough “stuff,” here’s a gift idea.

Technology is wonderful. But the truth is we all need time to unplug— especially kids. With access to their favorite

25 resolutions to add to your bucket list this year

There are so many things to see and do in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia that it can be a bit

Rock N Roll Rafting

Wilderness Voyageurs

Whitewater rafting on the Cheat Canyon, Cheat Narrows, Big Sandy  and the Tygart River.  Rafting for families and adventure seekers. 

River Riders, Inc.

River Riders offers the finest white water rafting, tubing, stand up paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, zip line canopy tour and

New River Gorge National River

New and Gauley River Adventures

New and Gauley River Adventures offers the best in white water fun for travelers of all ages on the New

Lost River State Park

Featuring 26 vacation cabins. Nearby camping, hiking and overlook. This facility is included in “A Guide to Accessible Recreation in

Beckley Events

Specializes in the revitalization of the downtown Beckley area. Also organizes events for the downtown area.

Alpine Ministries

As A Ministry Of Appalachian Bible College And Alpine Bible Camp, We Specialize In Adventure recreation For Church Groups And

USA Raft

Specializing in half-day Express Trips for time-sensitive and budget-savvy travelers. Trips daily from April – October for ages 6 on

The Ridges – West Virginia’s Newest Zipline Adventure

Experience West Virginia’s newest zipline located on site at River Expeditions.|nbsp; Thrill-seeker meets nature-lover for this exciting 2 to 2.5-hour

River & Trail Outfitters

River and Trail Outfitters of Knoxville, Maryland has been family owned and operated since 1972. River and Trail offers guided