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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

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Address: 37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
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+1 540-668-9007
09:00 - 17:00
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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, formerly BTI Whitewater / Butts Tubes, is...

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.

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Zip line adventure

Booked a zip line tour while staying in West Virginia. Booking was simple, they sent the waiver to our email so we could get rolling as soon as we arrived. We had three... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 November 2016
Hampton, Virginia
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Hampton, Virginia
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52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Booked a zip line tour while staying in West Virginia. Booking was simple, they sent the waiver to our email so we could get rolling as soon as we arrived. We had three instructors to help; they made everything fun and had lots of jokes. Instructor Ryan and the other two guys were helpful and professional. We felt safe and... More 

Thank Crob2009
Baltimore, Maryland
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Took my teenage Granddaughters on the Zip Lines. We showed up without a reservation and were able to get in. We were welcomed right away by a very nice lady. Our Zip Line tour guides were Scott and Mike. They were perfect. This is one incredibly safe and thrilling adventure. Safety was first and came so naturally to these guys.... More 

Thank alfaspiderman
Vienna, Virginia
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128 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My family and I visited Harper's Ferry Adventure Center in early October 2016. We had a lovely day riding class 1-3 rapids on about 2.5 feet of water in the Shenandoah River. The views were spectacular and the guides provided lots information on Harper's Ferry and the epic battles of the pre-Civil War and Civil War period. For my 12... More 

Thank Stephanie148
Germantown, Maryland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had a blast. Staff is friendly and knowleageable. Both the rope course and Zip-linning are thrilling! The center' s amenities are really good. We will be back for a repeat very soon!:)

Thank Irina J
Alexandria, VA
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I went with my boyfriend and we first did the Segway tour with Scott and Jeff. These 2 guys were loads of fun and made sure we were safe at all times! It was an "off road" experience which was amazing! We then followed it with zip lining with Travis and David. Another great duo, they made us laugh the... More 

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Staunton, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

While we enjoyed spending the day here with our 15 year old daughter we were a bit disappointed with the quality of the facility. We had previously zip lined with a local competitor and found their course to be far superior to this one. This course required hand braking and was very short. We also did the white water rafting... More 

Thank TaraGreene
Williamsport, Maryland, United States
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77 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

For my birthday we tried the off road segways and soooo glad we did!! They took a bit of getting used to but Ryan our guide was so patient and kind that we made it thru the training obstacles and set off for a most amazing adventure. We will suggest this to all our friends!!

Thank Laura G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Had such high hopes for our last day of summer adventures, and it workout really well, for 3 of the 4 of us. Sadly, my nervous 9-year old did not enjoy the course despite it boasting that it was meant for 5-12 year olds on level 1. The progression of the obstacles immediately puts you on a single cable with... More 

Thank Maggie B
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

The float trip was fine and two of the five employees were friendly and helpful. We went during the week and there was no organization or efficiency. We waited 50 minutes for a ride to the water because they didn't mention during the week the rides are on the hour, not half hour. No signs or directions and three doom... More 

Thank cstein40
Towson, Maryland
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Did a white water tubing trip here. It was really enjoyable, they give you a long ride, and because they have their own private beach, you get a slightly longer trip than their competition can offer.

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