Get the best of both worlds with our rafting and hiking overnight package. With over 1,500 acres of property butting up to New River Gorge National Park, ACE’s guiding hiking trips take you to expansive overlooks as well as hidden corners of this amazing landscape. Discover human history as well as natural beauty, with mine shafts and remnants of communities from the 1800s surrounded by waterfall filled creeks and the dense forest of Appalachia.
The Boots and Boats Riverside Overnight Package is the perfect option for vacationers looking for adventure and wanting to expand their knowledge on local history, flora, fauna, and so much more. This immersive and thrilling experience will leave everyone anticipating their next adventure at ACE Adventure Resort. First, you’ll explore the private trails of ACE Adventure Resort with a guide to show you the way, share the landscape and tell the stories of the region.
Then we’ll shuttle you to our private riverside campground for an incomparable overnight experience. Wake the next day and take on the Lower New River Gorge Rafting Full Day Trip. With more rapids that range from class I-IV and a minimum age of 12, this is an adventure of a lifetime and perfect for families with teens or groups looking for an exciting day on the river.
If you are new to the New River Gorge and want to experience exciting rafting and hiking, then our Boots and Boats Riverside Overnight Vacation Package is just right for you. Experience the beauty that is the New River Gorge from both land and water.
Lower New River Rafting
Jump Rock: Experience nature’s high dive by jumping off this sandstone boulder into the New River. This is an activity only offered on full day river trips, and is a New River Gorge whitewater rafting guest favorite!
Surfing: Surf West Virginia style by riding the waves of the New River. This unique experience is only available on full day river trips.
Swimmers Rapid: Jump out of the boat and swim through a fun and splashy rapid, an option only available on full day trips.
Class IV+ Rapids: With two class IV+ rapids named Double Z and The Keeney’s, this trip is perfect for beginners and seasoned rafters alike.
New River Gorge Bridge: Lower New River Gorge rafting trips end under the awe-inspiring New River Gorge Bridge, providing dramatic closure to the most inspiring outdoor journey on the East Coast.
Riverside lunch: Let your guide be the chef and prepare you a delicious feast on the side of the river.
New River Gorge Half Day Hike
A friendly, professional guide will share local history, information on our flora and fauna… and more!
Experience 3-4 hours of spectacular panoramic views of the New River Gorge and multiple waterfalls.
Expand your knowledge on the New River Gorge’s rich history
Information and details:
The adventure overnight trip will start with your half day activity. When the activity ends you will walk to the riverside camp site. It’s extremely important you check into your first activity with everything you need for the trip, as you will not come back to your vehicle. Please read through the list below of what we will provide and what you should bring along.
Transportation to and from the river
All rafting equipment (this does not include wetsuits and rain gear, however if it is needed it can be rented)
Meals: dinner on day 1 and breakfast and lunch on day 2
Beverages: sodas, lemonade, water
You need to bring:
Personal toiletries (biodegradable soap, towel, toothbrush, etc.)
Change of clothing for camp, including dry shoes
Recommend you bring:
Jacket for camp
Optional items to bring:
Books, games, cards
Waterproof disposable camera
Fishing pole (fishing licenses are available at local sporting goods store)
Please bring all items to your trip check in.
All ACE riverside camps have restroom facilities. There is NO running water or electricity.
Please lock all of your valuables up in your vehicle. This includes all jewelry, wallets, money, or anything that you would not want to get wet or lost.
You will need to arrive for check in one hour before your departure time listed on your confirmation.