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Harpers Ferry Adventure Center

37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
+1 540-668-9007
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Great Place to Spend a Day Outside

We had such a fun day here! Everything was extremely organized and the staff and guides were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Matt C
via mobile
We 4WD-river camped and did flatwater tubing

Let's start with the riverside camping, requiring 4WD. There are some things to know. The road is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
amyfI1849HU
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Berlin, Maryland
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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%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“zip lining” (19 reviews)
“the river” (69 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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37410 Adventure Center Ln, Purcellville, VA 20132-1965
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+1 540-668-9007
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"zip lining"
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"white water tubing"
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"the river"
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"ropes course"
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"off road"
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"rafting trip"
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"on the rocks"
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"harpers ferry"
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"checking in"
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"well run operation"
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"great rafting"
in 3 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 6 reviews
"definitely recommend this place"
in 2 reviews
"camping area"
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"your favorite beverage"
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"two young children"
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"check in was smooth"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had such a fun day here! Everything was extremely organized and the staff and guides were incredibly friendly. The weather was great so it was packed but everything ran smooth considering the amount of people and large groups. We had a blast and we’re...More

Thank Matt C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Let's start with the riverside camping, requiring 4WD. There are some things to know. The road is pretty rough and absolutely requires 4WD. That "road" is used by the 5 ton trucks that transport some float trip folks back up to the parking lot, so...More

Thank amyfI1849HU
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We reserved 3 kayaks for some whitewater fun on a Sunday and arrived an hour early, which was a good thing. Parking was ample, and the digital waivers were pretty easy to do. The headquarters building was a big bottleneck, with only 2 people working...More

Thank Tallgrass05
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful day on the Potomoc doing whitewater tubing. We didn't have any of the customer service issues that other parties experienced and would wholeheartedly recommend the event. We did the whitewater tubing in July 2018. We booked in advance so we could...More

Thank Adam J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rarely write reviews but , thanks to the incompetent employees of the Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, I have the whole hour to kill so here it goes.. we came here in time to make an 11 am tubing session. While waiting in line for...More

Thank Olya R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family has searched for a place where our youngest can participate in white water rafting and we found it here! We took our 14 year old, 12 year old and 7 year old white water rafting with our guide Terry Griffin. Terry was entertaining,...More

Thank CindyV5
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Summer has been one long that's enough Fortnight 😊 Time for some fresh air and adventure! I packed the kids up and off to white water raft we went. We have gone several times in the past in NC but this was by far the...More

Thank mtawalt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HFAC does a fine job with presenting a whitewater rafting tour down the Class II-III Shenandoah. Our guide provided some history on Harper's Ferry and John Brown during some of the intermittent floating between rapids. History combined with rapids seems an ideal excursion, and it...More

Thank wil b
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked 3 tickets for whitewater tubing on Sunday June 17. I then called to ask about how the river was for whitewater tubing given the amount of rain. I was told it was fine. I arrived with my guests and at check in said...More

1  Thank Ellen W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the second time we've used this company. Last time was 5 years ago, when the river was down. This time the trip followed several weeks of good rain, and the river was fast and fun. Cody, our guide, was full of bad jokes,...More

1  Thank Barry S
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Jeff M
May 23, 2017|
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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
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Amber N
September 14, 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.
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Cenella C
July 10, 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.
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