Have you ever wanted to try rafting and mountain biking? Well now you can! Weave through the forest on winding single-track, following the contours of trails that lead to spectacular overlooks among the wild, wooded mountains of the New River Gorge. Shift gears as you make the climbs while remembering to keep a hand on the brake as you descend on this guided mountain biking adventure. Traverse 18 miles through the national park on the full day Tour de Gorge trip, or enjoy a half day trip on the best trails ACE has to offer.
Looking for the perfect outdoor adventure vacation? Our Pedals and Paddles Overnight Vacation Package allows guests to experience the New River Gorge from both a raft and a mountain bike. Start your vacation with a guided mountain biking tour on ACE’s private trails. Our rides are individually tailored to your experience so whether you are new to mountain biking or a seasoned rider, our Guided Mountain Biking Tour is an adventure you don’t want to miss out on!
After a fun-filled day spent on the trails, drift off to sleep curled up beside a campfire. Wake up bright and early and prepare for a day filled with beautiful scenery and big rapids! You’ll run the famous Lower New River Gorge in a guided raft and take in the scenery of America’s newest National Park!
If you’re craving an adventure and love exploring the New River Gorge, our Pedals and Paddles Overnight Vacation Package is perfect for you.
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.
Half Day Guided Mountain Biking
Great for beginners or experienced bike riders.
Explore beautiful trails based on your experience as a rider.
Experience 2-4 hours of mountain biking on various biking routes.
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.