Hungry for more than rafting? Part III  

In the third and final installment of our dining in the New River Gorge series we are going to look at a few of the essentials of grilling and some of our favorite recipes to try!  If you missed our earlier entries, check them out here: onsite dining and local options. One activity that many people truly enjoy… Read more »

Hungry for more than rafting? Part II  

In this week’s update of dining during your whitewater rafting vacation, we will cover local eating options! If you missed our earlier article about onsite dining choices, check it out here. There are a number of different things to eat in the greater Oak Hill area – ranging from quick and easy to something a bit… Read more »

Hungry for more than rafting? Part I  

Did you most recent rafting adventure build up a big appetite? That’s okay! Because the team at River Expeditions and the local community of Oak Hill, West Virginia, can ensure that the end of your rafting day is met with a full belly. This summer, we are going to explore several options for how to… Read more »

Staying Hydrated During your Rafting Adventure  

In the summer we see longer days, higher temperatures, and lots of guests – both new and old! One important thing that we always remind our guests, no matter how seasoned, is the importance of staying hydrated throughout your rafting trip. This includes not only your time on the water, but also your time prior… Read more »

Hiking in the New River Gorge  

In addition to whitewater rafting and all the other water sports in the area, there are tons of other great ways to explore everything that the New River Gorge has to offer. One of the most popular ways to do so is by hiking. There are numerous trails in surrounding state parks that incorporate all… Read more »

How Did the New River Get Its Name?  

The New River is not particularly “New” in the same sense of the word that you might think. In fact, the New River is one of oldest rivers in the world- some believe it is only shadowed by the Nile. It almost seems that whoever picked this name did not notice the other many characteristics… Read more »

Summer Fun in West Virginia  

Rumor has it that the mythical event called “summer” is just around the corner. Although it may be hard to believe given the current forecast (and recent weather patterns), sunshine, high temperatures, and longer days are just around the corner. Like everyone else who loves to be outside, we are ready for those things to… Read more »

Zipline Time!  

Are you ready to experience West Virginia’s NEWEST zipline?? Well, then you are in luck! We are excited to introduce West Virginia Zipline! This exciting activity is a truly amazing way to experience the treetops and the greater New River Gorge. So come on out and visit; professional guides are ready to take you on… Read more »

Rafting in North Carolina & Tennessee – PART 3  

In our final installment of our Rafting in NC & TN series, we are going to cover the beautiful and inviting Watauga River. Want to reread our first two chapters? Check them out here: Part 1 Part 2 This river stretches from Western North Carolina to Tennessee.  It travels over 60 miles, beginning at the… Read more »