Adventure Activities

girl excited about getting a beer after rafting

Raft and Brew

Just like the title of this blog post says, there are truly no two better than rafting and a brew. Here at Ace Adventure Resort not only can you raft down the New River Gorge all day long, but you can enjoy a tall cold...

boys climbing through ropes on course

Get Down and Dirty at ACE Adventure Resort

While our most favorite adventures include whitewater rafting and zip lining, there are a few other fun activities for you to try this summer. So, it’s time to get down and dirty at ACE Adventure Resort, West Virginia’s leading Adventure Resort of America, when you...

Relax on the river by Kayaking in WV

As the weather starts warming up, that means it is time to get outside with ACE Adventure Resort and hit the water! There is nothing better than relaxing on a hot summer day, and enjoying the cool, calm lake water as you explore your surroundings...

Family Friendly Adventure Activities at ACE

When searching for the best family friendly adventure resort, look no further than ACE Adventure Resort. It’s such a perfect pairing that even the littlest kiddos will enjoy their days getting to know the great outdoors, with or without their parents nearby. We’re one of...

Woman uses an LED glowing paddle on her SUP board on Summersville lake at night.

HOWL AT THE MOON

When the vacation day is done and you're still craving some adrenaline, we still have the adventures that will take the edge off. Most of our whitewater rafting trips still leave time to enjoy another adventure before you go home. Feeling daring? Scream through the trees on our...

A youth group of STEM participants study trees as part of the ecology adventure course.

STEM PROGRAMS TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT THE OUTDOORS

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...

A woman and her dog wearing PFD paddle a SUP board on Summersville Lake in West Virginia.

SUP-ING AND KAYAKING ON SUMMERSVILLE LAKE

SUP-ING & KAYAKING ON SUMMERSVILLE LAKE With all the rain in our area lately, it's been hard to find a place to launch paddling trips at Summersville Lake. The ACE guides have found great ways to play around in flood levels on our stand-up paddle boarding and lake...

Climbing and rappelling down a rock face in the lower New River Gorge in West Virginia

GET YOUR CLIMB ON

Climbing and paddling are just a few of the ways we get around here. Between the New River Gorge, Summersville Lake and the Meadows, there are over 65 miles of cliff faces to scale including over 1700 recognized routes to climb in our area - all range from...

Two friends climbing at ACE private climbing site in the upper New River Gorge with climbing equipment such as ropes and carabiners.

50 MOST IMPORTANT (AND COMMON) CLIMBING TERMS

All the words you need to know in order to speak cliff diving and rock climbing slanguage. from the "Climbing Dictionary" by Matt Samet, published in 2011 by The Mountaineers Books and with illustrations by Mike Tea - an illustrated historical reference to more than 650...