Oak Hill, WV, September 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- River Expeditions invites guests to join their Halloween Party on October 13th and get spooky savings of 25% on all Rafting Trips and Rafting/Camping Packages. Not only does River Expeditions offer great deals on rafting on the New and Gauley Rivers, but the Halloween Party also includes a costume contest and free live music in The Red Dog River Saloon on Saturday night.
“Halloween is such a fun time of year for everyone in the family, especially here at River Expeditions,” says Rick Johnson, President of River Expeditions. “Not only can our guests celebrate Halloween early at the Red Dog River Saloon, they can also take advantage of our other family-friendly options such as volleyball, paintball, hiking and our outdoor hot tub.”
River Expeditions Adventure Resort features several different tent camping options. It offers spacious wooded, festive, alcohol-free and quiet camping areas each complete with picnic tables and fire rings. Within the campground, guests are within easy walking distance to the shower house and restrooms, dining area, pool and hot tub, Fire Creek Lodge and Conference Center, Outfitters Store, and Welcome Center.
The New River is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities – like whitewater rafting, scenic float trips, kayaking, fishing and more. Two distinct sections of the river create adventures suitable for everyone including first-time paddlers and seasoned whitewater veterans. The Upper New River is a playful introduction to rafting for families of all sizes and children age 6 and up. This trip offers gentle waves, tranquil pools with a few mild rapids and a glorious glimpse of nature at its best. The Lower New River Gorge is commonly referred to as "The Grand Canyon of the East." This trip blends classic whitewater excitement with the elements of history and natural beauty to create a truly amazing adventure. Weather temperatures average 53 degrees in October.
The Gauley River is the home of one of the most intense and beautiful rafting trips in the East. This river is a dam-controlled watershed that has scheduled fall release dates that ensures optimum flows for rafting, creating a world class rafting experience. The Gauley River is known to rafters as one of the most intense courses and is ranked seventh best white water courses in the world! Not only is the Gauley River a place to catch thrills, but a place to explore the scenic West Virginia riversides and surroundings. A rafting experience on the Gauley River provides insight to the real wild life of West Virginia. The Gauley River has variety of rafting choices from summer rafting to fall rafting as well as lower, upper and double upper river rafting. Rafting on the Gauley River gives rafters a chance to experience Adventure and World Class trips, a chance to catch maximum thrills and to see breathtaking scenic views.
About River Expeditions
River Expeditions outfits whitewater rafting trips on the New River and the Gauley River in the heart of southern West Virginia's New River Gorge National Park. They offer the area’s finest adventures and amenities hosted by outstanding people. Endless attention to detail, diverse offerings and the value of their white water rafting trips distinguish River Expeditions from other outfitters. River Expeditions offers rafting trips on the New River daily from April to October.
River Expeditions offers a variety of onsite lodging options from rustic to luxury and everything in between. If you like "glamping" (glamorous camping) then you’ll love their new, five-bedroom vacation rentals with full kitchen two full baths, hot tub, wi-fi, gas grill and more. Or guests can choose one of their cozy, Leisure or Deluxe Cabins which sleep up to 11 people. River Expeditions also features spacious wooded tent sites, an RV Park, tents on platforms and rustic cabins.
About the New River in West Virginia
The New River in West Virginia is the oldest river on the continent, flowing northward through deep canyons to form what is commonly referred to as ‘The Grand Canyon of the East’. Two distinct sections of the river create adventures suitable for everyone including first-time paddlers and seasoned whitewater veterans.
About the Gauley River in West Virginia
The Gauley River is a dam-controlled watershed and the scheduled fall release dates ensure optimum flows for rafting. This is truly a world class rafting experience and River Expeditions recommends a two-day adventure on the Gauley River for maximum enjoyment of the most premier stretch of whitewater in the country.
For more information please visit our website: www.raftinginfo.com