$99 for a One-Day, Two-Night New River Rafting Trip from River Expeditions in Oak Hill plus Photo CD (Up to $200 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Rafting and camping combo
  • Rapids for many skill levels
  • Photo CD Included
  • Meals and beverages provided

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Promotional value expires Aug 31, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 8 per person. Reservation required, must be made by 8/31/11. Must be 12 or older. Non-transferable. Must use in 1 visit. No cash back. Gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Corrupt amusement parks lure visitors with fluffed sugar wads and metal structures that launch riders on deceivingly near-death scream machines. Rebel against unruly parks on nature's finest rollycoaster, water ride, and tilt-a-whirl built into one: for $99, you get a one-day, two-night rafting and camping excursion on the Lower New River from River Expeditions (up to a $200 value) in Oak Hill, WV (about a four-hour drive from Columbus). This package includes one full day of rafting, two nights of camping (you can bring your own tent, sleeping bag, and pillow, or rent them for an additional price), one deli lunch on the river, daily continental breakfast, one dinner, and beverages. Grab up to eight Groupons to bring along the whole crew or start a new summertime hobby.

Bond with friends and family as you go into battle with just a paddle against the watery forces of Mother Nature. The Lower New River rafting trip explores a stretch of tumultuous rapids that carry bottled love letters and the designation of "National River" from the National Park Service. Whether you're a beginner rafterfarian or veteran paddler, River Expeditions will forge you an ideal river path during your two-night getaway. The river ranges from class II "mostly mild" to class V "might need new pants," with a series of rapids slowing into calm pools, which encourage paddlers to break and relax between challenging rapids along their journey. The trip leaves from River Expeditions' headquarters, about four miles southwest of the famous New River Gorge Bridge. Rafters must be 12 years or older if accompanied by an adult or at least 18 years old to go unaccompanied.

An expert river guide will lead each rafting trip, using the company's more than 70 years of combined experience as their compass and a seventh sense for the river's history to point out eye-pleasers such as naturally carved canyons and the highest vehicular bridge in America. After a full day of paddling, lay under the starry night in base camp to woo your guests with knowledge of river-rafting constellations, such as "Thor's Paddle" and "Could Be a Rock."

After the trip, a photo CD (included with this Groupon) of your voyage will be given to you for convenient reminiscing.


River Expeditions was featured in the Columbus Dispatch. More than 2,140 Facebookers are fans and Facebook reviewers give it a perfect five-star average.

  • During my ride, I began to understand the attraction that brings the would-be guides - and thousands of visitors annually - to the rivers – Steve Stephens, Columbus Dispatch

River Expeditions

Since 1972, River Expeditions’ seasoned river guides have organized whitewater-rafting trips down the New River and the Gauley River in southern West Virginia’s scenic Appalachian Mountains. There’s a stretch of water for all ages and skill levels, from those looking for a scenic float to paddlers craving a soaked-to-the-bone thrill ride. In addition to day trips, River Expeditions also offers overnight excursions. River Expeditions can also arrange horseback riding, ziplining, mountain biking, fishing, and ATV tours.

Customer Reviews

Lots of fun for the whole family!
Connie J. · January 14, 2017
awesome camping and rafting. Staff is so funny and knowledgeable. 10/10 across the board!
Keith B. · August 10, 2016
well worth your time
Ernie G. · August 4, 2013
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    Oak Hill, West Virginia 25901


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