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TubeShenandoah River Flat Water Tubing
Looking for a relaxing "lazy river" float trip? Flat water tubing on the Shenandoah River is just what you need!
If you are coming in without a reservation, please arrive an hour prior to your desired trip time to ensure enough time for check-in. Additional departures may not be available otherwise.
Guides are available for groups of 10 or more ($44 per person) and must be requested at the time of reservation.
Shenandoah Flat Water Tubing Slideshow
Tubing On Your Own is one of our most popular adventures. Flat water tubing is the Sunday drive of all our River Trips, as it gives you the freedom to go wherever your tube takes you! Tubing on Your Own includes a tube, PFD (Personal Floatation Device), free shuttle transportation, and parking.
The flat water trip floats a section of the Shenandoah with a light current but no rapids. (Hey, it doesn't’t have to be white water to be fun!) The trip typically takes roughly 1 hour to complete, although water levels may affect the duration of the trip. Depending on water levels and trip times, you may float the section more than once. This trip is suitable for those looking for a relaxing experience or groups with younger children (minimum age 4 years and 30 lbs). Trip times and locations will vary with water levels.
Flat Water Tubing Trip Recommendations:
All tubing guests should be in reasonably good health and physically active. Those exceeding their ideal weight range by more than 35 lbs. may find this trip unsuitable.
Be aware that this trip is "on your own", therefore there will be no staff members present while you're on the river.
Can't get enough tubing? Check out the season pass special!
Group Transportation Available
May through September
The following dates are considered Holidays and will be charged the Saturday/Holiday rate: Saturday May 28th, Sunday May 29th, Monday May 30th, Saturday July 2nd, Sunday July 3rd, Monday July 4th, Saturday Sept 3rd, Sunday Sept 4th, and Monday Sept 5th.
We are unable to send single tubers on the river. There must be at least 2 people per reservation.
Standard PVC vinyl tubes
Weekends and Holidays*
Hump Day Special: Wednesdays @ 11:30am you can go tubing for $22 if you prepay for your reservation at least 24 hours in advance. Simply type in the discount humpday when reserving online.
**Group discount not valid with Hump Day Special**
(Please add a $2.00 per person user fee and 6% WV sales tax to all trip prices.)
*Holiday = Saturday pricing for the Friday, Saturday, and Sundays of Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day weekends.
Tubing Season Gold Passes are available for purchase for those looking to tube all summer long for one low price! [Click here] for savings and benefits.
Group Discounts:(for pre-paid Reservations)
10-19 guests additional $3 off per person
20-39 guests additional $4 off per person
40+ guests additional $5 off per person
THINGS TO BRING
Your help is needed. Please carpool as much as possible. We have very limited parking, especially on weekends. Besides, it's good for the environment.
Alcohol is not permitted Harpers Ferry National Park. The inappropriate actions of a few have caused the Park Service to strictly enforce this policy. People under the influence of alcohol may also be detained by park rangers or WV DNR. While alcohol is not illegal on the river, it is illegal to be intoxicated while operating your craft (similar to a DUI.) We will not transport people appearing to be under the influence.
We allow one cooler per five people on flat water. We reserve the right to limit this further because of water levels or any other factors we see necessary.
Alcohol is not permitted to be consumed on River Riders' property prior to your trip. Respect the river, other guests, and yourself!