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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
+1 540-668-9007
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Rafting trips are great

I've rafted the Shenandoah with HFAC twice now and have had a great time on both trips. The process... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Truckee, California
Fun, Relaxing and Entertaining

Took a rafting river tour. Fun and relaxing. Our guide, Lexi, was fantastically entertaining and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, formerly BTI Whitewater / Butts Tubes, is located at the northern tip of Loudoun County, Virginia, near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. We offer a wide range of exciting and affordable outdoor adventures including: whitewater rafting, water tubing, zip line tours, kayaking, canoeing, team building, fishing, hiking, camping, and more! You can spend the entire day or multiple days having fun on both the Shenandoah River and Potomac River, in the beautiful tri-state area of Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
+1 540-668-9007
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I've rafted the Shenandoah with HFAC twice now and have had a great time on both trips. The process is well-organized and not expensive. The employees are professional and answer all your questions, but also like to have fun. Everyone is knowledgeable about the area...More

Thank tacticalpepsi
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Took a rafting river tour. Fun and relaxing. Our guide, Lexi, was fantastically entertaining and did a great job guiding us down the river.

Thank josie122003
Reviewed 29 August 2017

After reviewing the Harpers Ferry Adventure Center website and seeing all the amazing opportunities for family adventure, we decided this was the perfect spot for our family camping trip. We selected "Mountain Top" camping sites for our 4-day gathering in hopes of the same amazing...More

1  Thank ChrisCommando
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have two young children 4th and 5th grade and did the rafting trip. Our guide, Lexi, was fabulous. It was a drizzly day but yet it was so great still to be on the water. She really taught us what to do and made...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We spent about 1.5 hours tubing and then about 3 hours on the white water raft. They say it was about a Category 3, which was fine for my husband's first "real" time out. Last time was like a lazy river. LOL I'd be up...More

Thank joeysgirl417
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I read the reviews before going, and they're pretty consistent on a few things. One being the employees. I'll say the guy that took sold my wrist band AM of 8/13 was professional and helpful. The rest of the employees that were male, (the females...More

2  Thank cc_travelrev
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Oh my gosh... the best best place! We have had so much fun! Jen, Scott and Mike super awesome sweethearts. Thank you for the best advice for the perfect camping spot. Woody, Tiger and Treetop are freaking awesome!!! What an adventurous ride to white water...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

While we did get started about 20 minutes late and had a kind of fast scary bus ride, we really enjoyed the tubing. The river was wonderful. We also had a pretty long wait for the bus at the end of our trip.

Thank GGoomba
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We arrived at 0900 for the 1000 flat water tubing trip. The staff was helpful and friendly during sign up and getting our floating cooler. We had plenty of time to change for the water (which the changing/bathroom/shower area was very clean) and get everything...More

Thank JAPogue
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We paid in advance to float down the river. We had a reservstion for 130pm, showed up at 1pm and did not get on the river until 330pm. They say it is a 1.5 to 2 hour float. Took us 1 hour. And all the...More

Thank Juliana P
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Jeff M
23 May 2017|
Response from HFACStaff | Property representative |
Hello Jeff, Thank you for your interest in Harpers Ferry Adventure Center. Tubing takes roughly 90 minutes. Rafting takes roughly 2 1/2 to 3 hours, depending upon water levels. Zip Line is roughly 1 1/2 hours, depending... More
Amber N
14 September 2016|
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Response from Yndira M | Reviewed this property |
They have new hours since school is open. They are closed Tuesday's and Wednesday's. I hope that helps. It may be best on the weekends as they do have more business then.
Cenella C
10 July 2016|
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Response from HFACStaff | Property representative |
Hello Cenella, The section of river you will be on is a beginner to intermediate level river. Excellent for less experienced rafters.