The Zip Line Canopy Tour has 15 Adventure Events including 8 zip lines from 200 to 800 feet in length, 5 belayed ladder climbs, 3 sky bridges, 8 65-foot tree towers, and a 25 foot rappel from the final platform. The entire course is along the Potomac River with spectacular views of the Harpers Ferry Gap and Maryland Heights.
River Riders is consistently ranked as the #1 Outdoor Activity in Harpers Ferry on Trip Advisor for the last 10 years. Come see why!
What to wear and bring
Closed toe shoes, comfortable clothes. For the Spring/Fall we suggest a jacket or coat, and thin knit hat. Layers are good becuase you can remove or add them as the weather changes.
Approximately 5 years old and older
Must be between 40 to 250 lbs.
Guests under 120lbs will tandem on several zips during the tour and will solo on the rest.
Trips are run in a pod format with up to 8 guests and 2 guides per group. Larger groups will be staggered on 15 minute intervals.
Please allow 2-3 hours for the Zipline tour, with a half hour added before and after to get to the site in our River Riders Shuttle. These are only estimated times.
Book Your Tour Now
Reservations may be made in advance online, or by phone.
Please call 304-535-2663 between 9 AM and 5 PM. Reservations must be confirmed with full payment at the time of reservation. (Group 30 days) by credit card, check, or money order. If space is available, reservations can be held on a credit card with less than 7 days notice.
Refunds & Cancellations
Due to the cost of processing reservations, $15 plus tax per person is non-refundable. You may receive a refund for the balance of your payment upon notification made at least 7 days prior to your trip date. (Group reservations 30 days.) NO REFUNDS on cancellations or no shows with less than 7 days notice (groups 30 days notice).
The Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour operates rain or shine. Should thunder, lightning, or high winds cause a delay or removal from the tour, we encourage our guests to continue once the weather passes.If we are unable to continue, a voucher will be issued for a full tour to be completed at a later date. NO REFUNDS are issued for weather.
Below is the link to fill out your waivers. You will want to do this before you arrive at River Riders to speed up your check in process. You will need to have your reservation booking ID ready to complete this process.
Click here to fill out your waivers
Many organizations are exempt from sales tax. Outdoor recreation activities in West Virginia are taxable. If your organization is tax exempt, you can receive an exception from paying sales tax. Form WV/CST-280 (Adobe Acrobat)* must be properly completed and submitted to us ahead of time along with a valid Business Registration Certificate. (Any applicable user fees still apply regardless of exemption status.)