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Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

60 Location Rd, Parsons, WV 26287-8686
+1 304-478-3775
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We picked the flatwater tubing adventure. We were able to tether 3 tubes plus a cooler tube and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Exciting private rafting tour on the Cheat River Rapids.

A thrilling, heart pounding, secluded ride over white water with no waiting between the sets of... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Troy, Michigan
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Offering family friendly adventures, whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, fishing, flyfishing and camping. Located in historic St. George outside the Canaan Valley and Blackwater Falls State Parks.
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“canoe trip” (7 reviews)
“the river” (42 reviews)
“cooler tube” (3 reviews)
60 Location Rd, Parsons, WV 26287-8686
+1 304-478-3775
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We picked the flatwater tubing adventure. We were able to tether 3 tubes plus a cooler tube and just float. What a great time, our daughter loved it! I loved that on our first "stop" my boyfriend asked me to marry him!! The water was...More

Thank jessicaaY8089PM
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A thrilling, heart pounding, secluded ride over white water with no waiting between the sets of rapids. I highly recommend the inflatable kyaks or "duckies" if available, they add another level of wild excitement.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

BOA is the best. They were so nice and accomondating. We showed up an hour and half before our scheduled departure time hoping we could go early. They scheduled us in with no problem. They have a nice place to clean up and change after...More

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raftboa, Owner at Blackwater Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017


Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This was my second time doing the kayaking trip. Did 4 mile last year and the 8 mile this visit. The staff is very friendly and me and my wife had an awesome time. Will definitely be back!!

Thank derekonderdonk
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was my second time rafting but first time In WV. I had my husband and 3 kids (8,13, and 15) we chose the Deluxe package which included lunch on the river! We had a blast!! Our guide was Liz and she went over all...More

Thank hannahsmom02
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great day of rafting with the team from Blackwater Outdoor Adventures. Our kids aged 10 and 12 loved it. Glaser, our guide was professional, had great chat and was good fun with the kids. Had not expected much of a lunch and were pleasantly surprised....More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was our first ever whitewater rafting experience and we couldn't have been more pleased. The water level was higher for this time of year, and that made it great too. Our guide Glaser was wonderful. Our one son was a bit nervous and he...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was my group's first time ever white water rafting and it was amazing. The guides were really patient with us but still maximized all of the fun involved. We are planning another trip out.

Thank laurenj0824
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Kayla, Kristen and crew are top notch and a joy to spend the day with on the river. Kristen was our guide and was perfectly interactive, sharing some good stories of trips past along with expert guidance down the river. I was surprised to see...More

Thank jpfortney
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Owen, Liz and Kayla provided a professional, friendly and fun experience WW rafting on the Cheat River. The store is well-stocked with wetsuits and wind jackets in case of inclement weather (even though a bit chilly, our trip was awesome), and the rafts are first...More

Thank WVJohn
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Tina W
21 July 2016|
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Response from Guingriz | Reviewed this property |
While they do provide them, we were told that we could go without if that was our preference, as the river was low (but not too low - it was GREAT!) We never felt unsafe (2 adults, 1 teen). This was one week ago- hope you... More
12 April 2016|
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Response from raftboa | Property representative |
Louis, the field next to our office is our campground. I don't have great pictures but will try and put some on our Facebook page in the next day or two. We have one secret campsite in the woods on the other side of the... More