Upper Gauley

The legendary Upper Gauley River is the top rated single-day trip in the country. This high impact adventure features monstrous whitewater and the most nonstop action you’ll find anywhere. The Upper Gauley can be tempermental and feisty – the ultimate whitewater experience.

Big, technical rapids which demand precise maneuvering and test your teamwork are hallmarks of the famed Upper Gauley. You’ll encounter steep drops, narrow chutes and rocky ledges that heighten your senses and keep your adrenaline pumping.
Due to the intense nature of this trip, previous rafting experience is highly recommended (minimum age of 16). The Upper Gauley demands physical and mental stamina and beckons only serious whitewater enthusiasts.

Rafting and Basecamp Camping Packages Include:

  • 1 Day Rafting
  • 2 Nights camping
  • Lite Breakfast each Morning
  • Round-Trip River Shuttle
  • Delicious Riverside Deli Lunch
  • Complimentary Beverages after Rafting
  • Hot Showers
  • Deluxe Dinner Cookout after Rafting

2022 Fall Gauley River Release Dates (tentative):

  • September: 9, 10, 11, 12; 16, 17, 18, 19; 23, 24, 25, 26; 30
  • October: 1, 2, 3; 7, 8, 9, 10; 15 (Bridge Day) & 16 (Last Day)

Package Rates & Options

Rafting Package Weekday Sunday Saturday
Camping Package
$175 $195 $240
Rafting Only
$140 $160 $205