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For over 35 years, we've guided vacationers away from their reality into West Virginia's great outdoors. Escape your everyday with a vacation to ACE Adventure Resort for some world-class whitewater rafting, plus over 1,500 acres of awesomeness in the New River Gorge to explore including our all new Wonderland Waterpark! 

Since 1980, ACE Adventure Resort is the East Coast’s largest mountain hideaway exclusively focused on world-class whitewater rafting along with guided adventures, outdoor sports and activities, lodging, camping and other amenities like our spring-fed 5-acre lake, Wonderland Waterpark. The New River Gorge National River is affectionately known as the “Grand Canyon of the East” and features rafting from April through October. The New and Gauley Rivers combined offer over 100 miles of rapids all within 30 minutes of the resort. Both rivers are administered by the National Park Service.

ACE’s passion has been to create vacations featuring these rivers and other outdoor adventures so that guests can experience our forests with over 35 miles of biking and hiking trails, plus a series of ponds, a mining-era ghost town and spectacular cliffs for rock climbing, waterfalls and overlooks.

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When Is The Last Time You Did Something That Scared You?

August 04, 2016

 While watching this video, that question resonated with me. I couldn’t remember the last time I did something that scared me. I’m a nearly 40 year old mother of 2. Look up domestication in the dictionary and you’ll likely find a picture of me. I’m sure, by most standards, I’m definitely not the average soccer mom. I work for outdoor adventure company and have since the 90’s. I raft, camp and take part in all kinds of outdoor activities. But when I watched this video and read this question I realized I don’t do anything that scares me anymore. I came to the realization I choose to do the same adventures over and over – the ones I know. Don’t get... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Whitewater Rafting Fears

May 25, 2016

We are excited to share another guest confession from Brannon, a visitor from Tennessee, who admits she never thought she enjoyed rafting until she went with the right people and the right company! So get your best buds and hit the road for a wild ride down the Lower New River in an ACE boat - her story proves there's just enough wild-ness for everyone and with fun people a good time on the water is guaranteed! "One time I went rafting. And one time it wasn’t fun at all.My first rafting experience I went down the New River with a company that was NOT my beloved ACE. (Let’s just be clear about that because it turns out there is a big difference.)I didn’t have... Continue Reading →

5 Reasons to Kick Off Your Summer by Sleeping Outside

May 05, 2016

I think we can finally start celebrating that summer is almost here. We're rafting almost everyday and the gorge is almost green to the rim. After being cooped up all winter, I can hardly make myself go back inside at the end of the day and camping is finally on the horizon. Sunny days that we've all been daydreaming about are finally here, so why not spend the nights outside, too? Sleeping in a tent is the best for many reasons, especially these:1. The food magic that happens in the fire.We can all appreciate some good food at the end of the day. Especially after a day spent adventuring in the woods. I'm not real sure what happens in that fire,... Continue Reading →

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