Rafting in Shenandoah River, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia USA

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The Shenandoah River is a tributary of Potomac River, in the U.S. states of Virginia and West Virginia. The river and its tributaries drain the central and lower Shenandoah Valley and the Page Valley in the Appalachians on the west side of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Today, Shenandoah River is aptly known as the perfect place for getting in touch with white water activities. One of them is white water rafting! And what this place offers for having a lifetime experience is the fact that it provides great conditions. In which way?

Firstly, you have the opportunity to experience white water rafting in two rivers (Shenandoah and Potomac). In this activity the beauty of three states, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia merge into one and creates the most suitable location of a thrilling activity like this. It is an ideal place for novice and intermediate rafters. It offers rapids Class I-III with some challenging rapids such as “Bull Falls” and “White Horse”. In a 7 mi/11 km stretch of Shenandoah and Potomac river, you will be able to admire the natural beauty of these three famous states.

If you need more challenge, it is advisable to visit this spot during spring and fall seasons. Furthermore, a lot of rafting schools, with qualified instructors, can be found on the spot. They will teach you how to enjoy this activity without fear and provide you with the necessary equipment.

Once you get informed about this white water rafting paradise, the only thing left to do is to visit this place as soon as possible.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Harpers Ferry
3 km, 2 mi, 34 mins
Follow the US-340 N.
BY CAR FROM Maryland
129 km, 80 mi, 1 hour 20 mins
Follow the I-70 W.
Washington Dulles International Airport ,
61 km / 197 mi

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