For over 35 years, we've guided folks away from their reality into the great outdoors. Escape your every day with a vacation to ACE Adventure Resort for some world-class whitewater rafting, plus 1,500 acres of awesome-ness in the New River Gorge you can explore by zip lining, rock climbing, mountain biking, horses and just plain old hiking. Plenty of fresh air, fun times and bonfires are waiting to soothe that travel itch and satisfy any level of thrill-seeker.


EEE!! Only 5 More Weeks Until Gauley Season!

July 29, 2015

The official countdown has begun!! While we're still living it up in the summer sun, the truth is around here we all live for Fall Gauley Season! We just can't resist those big hits and massive waves to the face from the Summersville Dam releases! If you've never paddled this river, rafting the Fall Gauley is truly an out of this world, cosmic experience. For six weeks from September 11 through Bridge Day Weekend on October 18, we'll be surfing the big waves of the mighty Gauley River. Plus (as if the river water level wasn't exciting enough), we're kicking off the season with a major Party in the Holler concert featuring The Wood Brothers and the Steel Drivers on our private Mountain... Continue Reading →

STEM Programs Teach Students About the Outdoors

July 21, 2015

Too many students lack the exposure to hands-on learning in today's classrooms. As part of a national movement among companies paying-it-forward, the STEM program at ACE helps gets students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with several programs all located in our private wilderness setting. Each trip option is designed to broaden their interests in nature and educate teenagers about new career opportunities as the world's job market keeps evolving. Students in grades 9-12 from any economic background can gain access to knowledge they have never experienced before.  ACE offers STEM programs in hydrology and geology that incorporates whitewater rafting, rock climbing, zip-lining and hiking. Lessons include activities like testing water quality, fossil hunting and ecosystem exploration.   Besides enriching the minds of students while having fun outdoors,... Continue Reading →

The Importance of Play

July 21, 2015

Somewhere along the way to becoming “grown-ups” we seem to have been taught that play is frivolous and meant for children. That it’s something you do on vacation, or while entertaining small children. This loss of play in our grown up lives is more costly than you may think. “Too much sitting and other sedentary activities can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. One study showed that adults who watch more than 4 hours of television a day had a 46% increased risk of death from any cause and an 80% increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.”-American Heart Association. Want to reduce your risk factors? First things first, TURN OFF YOUR TV! Next, get outside and PLAY! There is... Continue Reading →


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