ACE Life

Kid and Santa wishing you a happy holla days at the Lost Paddle Lounge holiday party.

WISHING YOU THE HAPPIEST HOLIDAY EVER

As we're dashing through the snow in a one horse open sleigh this holiday season, the mind tends to drift to memories of sunny days, blue skies and the wonderous whitewater we enjoyed at ACE this past year. Yes, we are celebrating yet another year of good times spent enjoying the great outdoors with our guests. We will never forget the amazing river trips, lake paddling...

A woman rides the zip line off the tree tower on the canopy zip line tour.

THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAY

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...

A mother and son stand next to mountain bikes on a bike trail in the spring time next to the new river in west virginia

BEST. MOM-STER. EVER.

That moment when you see your little monster mature in minutes while watching them climb higher than they ever thought they could and then you get that overwhelming teary-eyed emotion where you realize… they get it! It's official. You're doing this whole Momster-thing right. Fist bump. BRINGING FAMILIES TOGETHER A little adventure can bring everyone together. No matter how...

New River Gorge bridge spanning over the river and national recreation area

FIND YOUR PARK IN SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA

No matter what the weather or season, we love our gorgeous surrounding national parks of Southern West Virginia. The three national gems we call home are all part of the National Park Service, so the natural and cultural resources and values are preserved for this and future generations. Bluestone National Scenic River With 10.5 miles of pristine wilderness and mild flowing water,...