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Activity Details

  • 2 HOUR NEW RIVER GORGE BRIGE TOUR: Starting at $59/person*
  • 2 HOUR KANAWHA FALLS TOUR: Starting at $59/person*

What to Know

What to wear: Footwear is not required for the lake, but it can be nice to have water shoes or sandals that strap to your feet for carrying your board to the water and back.  Swimsuit, shorts, and quick dry shirts are appropriate and you may want to bring extra layers for warmth or sun protection, based on weather conditions. Sunscreen is advised as you will be outside for several hours.  Hats or visors are good to wear to keep the sun off your face.

What to bring: Towel, change of dry clothes, dry pair of shoes, glasses straps if you wear glasses or want to wear sunglasses, water bottle (filled), any medications you are prescribed that you may need (epi pen etc.).

What NOT to bring: Valuables such as jewelry, electronics or other items you would not want to lose or damage in the water.

Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is easy to learn and one of the trendiest watersports around! River Expeditions is now offering three unique SUP adventures for your consideration:


Enjoy the stunning beauty of the New River and the famous New River Gorge Bridge from a stand-up paddleboard!  This unique trip allows you to paddle on a calm section of the river –  great for first time or advanced paddlers.  The trip attains up a calm pool to the base of a small rapid. Choose your adventure – stick to the calm water or give the moving water a go!

  • This trip is dependent upon water levels.
  • *Minimum age 14
  • $59 per person for 2-3 guests.


A true hidden gem, Kanawha Falls is full of surprises. The beautiful falls views from the parking area are just a small taste of the views we have in store!

Don’t let the moving water of the river deter you, this spot is calm and great for beginners. There is a large flat water pool to help get you comfortable on the board. We can take a break at a nice sandy beach and then go explore the falls. Depending on water levels there are different activities such as rock slides, jump rocks, and swimming under waterfalls!

  • This trip is dependent upon water levels.
  • *Minimum age 14
  • $59 per person for 2-3 guests.


Enjoy the beauty of nearby Summersville Lake with a guided paddleboard tour. Meet at Salmon Run, learn the basics of paddleboarding and then be guided around the lake to all the best spots. Paddle through a waterfall, jump off rocks, and enjoy a swim surrounded by giant cliff walls!

All trips include an experienced, certified ACA SUP Instructor and equipment.

  • Minimum age 12 on solo board; minimum age 6 on tandem board.
  • Minimum 4 guests required to book the Summersville Lake SUP trip.