Class VI River Runners, located in southern West Virginia, is the choice whitewater rafting
outfitter, offering white water rafting
experiences on the New River National River and the Gauley River National Recreation Area for ages 6 to 86! Our guide staff has logged hundreds of years of white rafting
" title="water rafting" alt="water rafting">water rafting experience and has taken more than 500,000+ guests adventuring down West Virginia's ledgenary whitewater rivers. Class VI guests enjoy a friendly atmosphere, welcoming staff; highly professional boatmen; the top of the line equipment; and the most comfortable, enjoyable basecamp facilities in the the industry! Let Class VI introduce you to, West Virginia, the Wild and Wonderful River State.
Class VI's New River Gorge 160-acre basecamp is located near Fayetteville, WV and the New River Gorge Bridge, (recently named one of "The Coolest Small Towns in the U.S.A." by Budget Travel online) and borders the 70,000 acre New River Gorge National River. Located on our adventure center campus you will find casual & fine dining restaurants, retail shopping, well-appointed rental cabins, spa-like changing areas, spectacular views and walking trails... all created to enhance your adventure vacation!
Our travel specialists can customize a vacation package for white water rafting in West Virginia based upon your individual needs and comfort level. Our "Hassle Free Packaging" option allows us to create an adventure vacation package which includes a choice of Southern West Virginia lodging, dining, and other off-river activities (kayak clinics, rock climbing, rappelling, mountain biking, horseback riding, ATV tours and more) at affordable rates! It's never been easier (or more affordable) to experience the value of an adventure vacation in West Virginia.
Most of our packages include one or two days of rafting, breakfast and dinners at Smokey's On the Gorge, and a delicious deli or hot lunch on the river. Trips usually travel 10 to 15 miles and are on the river for four to six hours. At the end of the day, enjoy a hot shower in our luxurious bath house or a hot tub at one of our cabins across the street.
Age range, type of group
We have whitewater rafting trips
for all ages. The minimum age for each river section is listed below.
Upper New River – 6
Lower New River – 12
Dueling Rivers/Fall Upper Gauley/Spring Summer Gauley – 15
Fall Gauley Double Upper/Fall Gauley Marathon – 16
Sleeping and meals
Class VI offers packages lodging packagesat our Cabins on the Gorge, The Woodcrest country home, cottages and rustic cabins or our campground and include breakfast and dinner at Smokey's On the Gorge.