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Guide Assisted White Water Kayaking

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Combine kayaking with any other activity and receive a discount!

Whitewater Kayaking in Harpers Ferry!

If you're looking for a bit more challenge and excitement, inflatable kayaks are a great option. This guide assisted trip goes along with the Harpers Ferry whitewater rafting trip, but gives the guest looking for a bit more adventure another option. Inflatable kayaks are easy to maneuver and light weight. Guests looking for a step up in adventure will paddle their own craft and follow the rafts through the rapids. This popular trip will guide you through the splashing white water of the Shenandoah and/or Potomac Rivers near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together. River Riders has the expertise, guides, and equipment to meet all your outdoor adventure needs. Come play, only an hour away from both Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD!

white water kayaking Shenandoah River

This 5-7 mile river excursion provides a wonderful experience for beginner to intermediate paddlers looking to enjoy class I-III (I-II+ in Summer) white water rapids and breathtaking scenery. Spring and Fall trips offer an exciting, heart pounding experience. The Shenandoah is always a great option for beginner to intermediate paddlers.

Summer trips provide a milder, family friendly adventure, typically due to lower water levels.

Harpers Ferry Kayaking


This trip is generally suitable for anyone ages 10-12 years of age and up who is has experience or is adventurous, in good physical condition, and a confident swimmer. Inflatable kayaks accommodate one guest per craft. Maximum weight of 250 pounds for an inflatable kayak. 

Guided: Yes

Class: Class I-III (I-II+ in summer)

Duration: 2-3 hours on the river.

Group Pricing:*Calculated at checkout

*In order to receive a group discount, you must reserve in advance and pay for the total balance in one single transaction. Groups paying separately or upon arrival are not eligible for group discounts.