River & Trail

Rafting in virginia, maryland, & Harpers Ferry WV

The best white water rafting close to DC is in Harpers Ferry, WV on the border of Maryland and Virginia!

White water rafting in Harpers Ferry and western Maryland

50 years of experience – serving you best!

River & Trail Outfitters has been whitewater rafting at Harpers Ferry on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers for 5 decades! Only one hour from the Washington DC and Baltimore beltways, River & Trail is the area’s longest established and most experienced outfitter.  Join us for our most popular rafting trip, passing by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park through the Blue Ridge Mountains! If you’re looking for more excitement, ride the waves on an inflatable kayak ducky adventure. Our experienced guides lead you throughout your trip, showing you the best route through the rapids while entertaining you with tales from the river. Whitewater Rafting Adventures…find the one right for you!

Side profile of rafters on the Shenandoah River - River & Trail Outfitters

Harpers Ferry White water Rafting

  • Daily rafting trips on the Shenandoah & Potomac Rivers
  • Our most popular half-day river rafting trip.  Complete with a light snack*
  • Class I-III rapids are great for ages 7+!
  • Raft through 3 states – West Virginia, Maryland & Virginia
  • Scenic views & wildlife on historic rivers
  • Starts at $60.  Kids 12 & under receive $5 off

Harpers Ferry rafting in Inflatable Kayaks (duckies)

  • Get closer to the water with super fun, easy to paddle inflatable kayaks!
  • An exciting step up from the regular white water rafting trip at Harpers Ferry.
  • Recommended for summer levels.
  • Single inflatable kayak 
  • Starts at $60. Must be at least 12 yrs old and at least 90 lbs
White water rafting on the Savage River - River and Trail Outfitters

Savage River Rafting

  • No dates available for 2021.
  • Raft the former site of the Olympic Whitewater Trials
  • Class III-IV continuous non-stop waves and drops
  • Includes tailgate picnic and two runs on the river
  • Cost is $104. Minimum age 14.

North BRanch potomac Rafting

  • No dates available for 2021.
  • A step up from Harpers Ferry rafting with Class 2-3+ rapids
  • Pristine wilderness setting in the Potomac Highlands in western Maryland
  • Fully guided, 4 hour trip with light lunch
  • Dam release river – limited releases!
  • Minimum age 10.