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North America's Largest Adventure Resort!

As implied by Travel Channel's feature on "Extreme Resorts," ACE Adventure Resort offers a completely different breed of vacation. Situated on the banks of New River Gorge and Gauley River in 1,500 acres of West Virginia wilderness, ACE is the largest outdoor resort in North America. With wide-ranging attractions like whitewater rafting, rock climbing, zip line tours, and even a mud obstacle course, see the true expansiveness of the wilderness. A perfect destination for families, friends, and colleagues, ACE Adventure Resort truly offers an thrilling getaway unlike any other. The only thing required of the visitors is a thirst for adventure!

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Enjoy a unique beach retreat in West Virginia! Offering a new way to play, ACE Adventure Lake & Park is a spring-fed mountain lake that has been equipped with all that is necessary to create the ultimate five-acre water adventure. With a 40-foot tall waterslide, water trampolines, a 15-foot climbing wall, and much more, ACE has given you the green light to go wild!
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Horseback riding at ACE Adventure Resort. With accommodations ranging from campsites to spacious lodge homes, the ACE Adventure Resort has ample options to suit most family reunion groups. Reconnect with your family as you enjoy ziplining or rushing down the New River Gorge on a canoe. Or, if you choose, simply relaxing in your spacious lodging!
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Fishing at ACE Adventure Resort. Take advantage of being on one of the best fishing rivers in the world and book a guided fishing day trip during your ACE Adventure Resort stay! During your eight to 12-hour fishing excursion, their expert guide will teach you everything you need to know about the sport, as well as the best fishing spots in the river.
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Mountain view at ACE Adventure Resort. Exploring the wilderness with an environmentally conscious approach can be done while staying at the ACE Adventure Resort. Hiking, mountain biking, and kayaking are just a few options one can undertake without compromising the ecosystem in any way.
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Imagine peering up at New River Gorge's 80 feet of sandstone as you get ready to scale it all the way to the top. Experience that rush at ACE Adventure Resort by learning (or further developing) rock and rope climbing. Once you make your first move, the only way is up!
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Ace Adventure Resort offers some charming cabins for your West Virginia vacation. These accommodations feature heat and air conditioning, cable television, hot tubs, and full kitchens or kitchenettes. Plus, you can enjoy the quiet solitude and an outdoor campfire and picnic area for unwinding after a long day!
Horseback riding at ACE Adventure Resort. This is the perfect alternative to a typical holiday get together. Take your family or group of friends to ACE Adventure Resort for a memorable Memorial Day Weekend or a Christmas you'll never forget! Go rock and rope climbing, or hiking and mountain biking! You won't regret taking a different approach to your holiday this year.
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RV camping at ACE Adventure Resort. Ace Adventure Resort offers some spacious RV sites so you can bring along your own home-away-from home. Their sites are located by the resort's main facilities so you aren't too far from the action and amenities. Each site offers water and sewer hook up, 50-amp electrical service, and a campfire and picnic area.
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With the five-acre ACE Adventure Lake & Park, the resort has conceptualized the ultimate water playground. Features range from a 40' tall Wet Willie Waterslide, a Tower Zip-Line, huge inflatable toys like the 15' Iceberg Climbing Wall, Spinning Saturn Balls, Water Trampolines, and much more!
Amenities
Open Dates
  • All Year
Property Size
  • 78 units
Nearby City
  • Minden
Nearby Water
  • N/A
General
  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Waterpark
Room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Deck
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Picnic Tables
Activities
  • Rock Climbing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kid's Activities
  • Live Entertainment
  • Paintball
  • Photography
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Team Tournaments
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Beach
  • Beach Volleyball Court(s)
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Fire Pit(s)
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Outdoor Grill(s)
  • Hiking
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Group Information

Nearest Airports

  • Raleigh County Memorial Airport (BKW) / 13.1 miles
  • Yeager Airport (CRW) / 38.5 miles
  • Mercer County Airport (BLF) / 47.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

Packages
Lower New Raft & Zip 2 Day Package

Start the day with a hot meal before rafting the New River, then spend the afternoon at the ACE lake Wonderland Waterpark before hitting the dinner buffet. On day two, soar high above the New River Gorge on the Zip Line Canopy Tour then cool down at our water park before hitting the road.

DAY 1:

- 20 big-water Class II-IV+ rapids on the New River

- Trip Length: 10.5 miles (All day)

- Half Day Wonderland Waterpark Pass

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

DAY 2:

- Zip Line Canopy tour, 9 high-flying routes along the New River Gorge

- Half Day Wonderland Waterpark Pass

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Rates:

16′ Raft (8 People) – Minimum age: 12

Adult/Youth Price: 

  • Mon-Tue=$237 / $227
  • Tue-Wed=$207 / $207
  • Wed-Thu=$207 / $207
  • Thu-Fri=$227 / $227
  • Fri-Sat=$261 / $251
  • Sat-Sun=$281 / $271
  • Sun-Mon=$257 / $247

14′ Raft (6 People) – Minimum Age: 15

Adult & Youth Price: 

  • Mon-Tue=$237
  • Tue-Wed=$217
  • Wed-Thu=$217
  • Thu-Fri=$237
  • Fri-Sat=$261
  • Sat-Sun=$281
  • Sun-Mon=$257

Season: April-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
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Lower New Rafting One Day Package

We’ve combined our most popular New River rafting trip with a half day Wonderland Waterpark Pass, plus three hot meals for an absolute blast in a single day.

Details:

- 20 big-water Class II-IV+ rapids and calm pools in between for lounging and swimming

- Wild coal town history and gorgeous views

- Trip Length: 10.5 miles (All day)

- Half day Wonderland Waterpark Pass

- Meals: Breakfast, Riverside lunch and Dinner Buffet

Season: April-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
More Info
Upper New Rafting One Day Package

Perfect for families, young adventurers, and those who want mild rapids – this single day rafting trip includes three hot meals and a half day at Wonderland Waterpark for all kinds of fun in the sun.

Boat Options: 16′ Raft (8+ PEOPLE) or Individual Duckies, depending on water level

Details:

- Class I-III+ Rapids

- Trip Length: 10.5 miles (All day)

- Half Day Wonderland Waterpark Pass

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

- Minimum Age: 6

 

Season: April-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Terms and Conditions

*2017 Peak Days: Saturdays May 18 – Oct 22, May 28-29, Sept 3-4

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starting at $207 Upper New Raft & Zip 2 Day Package

Start the day with a hot meal before rafting the New River, then spend the afternoon at the ACE lake Wonderland Waterpark before hitting the dinner buffet. On day two, soar high above the New River Gorge on the Zip Line Canopy Tour then cool down at our water park before hitting the road.

DAY 1:

- Class I-III+ Rapids

- Trip Length: 10.5 miles (All day)

- Half Day Wonderland Waterpark Pass

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

DAY 2:

- Zip Line Canopy tour, 9 high-flying routes along the New River Gorge

           - Minimum age 8

           - Weight Limit: 70-250 pounds

- Half Day Wonderland Waterpark Pass

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

 

Rates:

Adult/Youth Price: 

- Mon-Tue=$237 / $187

- Tue-Wed=$207 / $187

- Wed-Thu=$207 / $187

- Thu-Fri=$227 / $207

- Fri-Sat=$261 / $211

- Sat-Sun=$271 / $221

- Sun-Mon=$257 / $207

Season: April-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
More Info
Fall Upper Gauley One Day Package

The absolute most popular way to raft the Gauley is this hearty combo. Spend the day in a 14′ or 16′ raft then we throw in three hot meals to make sure your day is extra tasty.

Details:

- Trip Length: 12 miles

- Meals: Breakfast at ACE, riverside lunch at Sweet’s Falls, dinner at ACE 

- Min Age: 15 

- Min Height: 60 inches

Season: September-October 

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • September 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017
More Info
Triple Play Whitewater Fall 3 Day Package

Details:

- Day 1: Lower New – Full Day – 16′ Raft

- Day 2: Lower Gauley – Full Day – 16′ Raft

- Day 3: Upper Gauley – Full Day – 16′ Raft

- 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches & 2 Dinners

- 3 Nights Camping

Price per person: $399
*Add $30 for Upgrade to 14′ Raft

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
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Fall Lower Gauley One Day Package

The absolute most popular way to raft the Gauley is this hearty combo. Spend the day in a 14' or 16' raft then we throw in three hot meals to make sure your day is extra tasty.

Classic 16', 8 Person Raft 
Minimum Age: 12 years 
Starting at $199/person 

UPGRADE! 
Sporty 14', 6 Person Raft 
Minimum Age: 15 years 
Only $10 more per person

Details:

- Trip Length: 12 miles

- Meals: Breakfast at ACE, riverside lunch, dinner at ACE

- Minimum Height: 60 inches

Season: September-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • September 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017
More Info
Lower New River Overnight – 2 Days

Often called “The Grand Canyon of the East”, an overnight rafting trip through the New River Gorge is spectacular. With duckies (inflatable kayaks) or rafts on Day one and rafts on Day two, plus delicious meals and camp fires at night… this is a true adventure to remember.

Classic 16', 8 Person Raft 
Minimum Age: 12 years 
Starting at $279/person 

UPGRADE! 
Sporty 14', 6 Person Raft 
Minimum Age: 15 years 
Only $10 more per person 

The Ultimate Raft! 
Extreme 12', 4 Person Raft 
Minimum Age: 18 years 
Starting at $359/person 

Details:

- Class III-IV Rapids

- Trip Length: 15 miles, 2 Full Days, 5-6 hours rafting each day

- Meals: Riverside lunches both days, plus a tasty dinner with hot melted s’mores for dessert on Day 1 and a yummy breakfast on Day 2 

- Minimum Age: 12 years and a minimum height of 56″

- Tents and sleeping pads provided

Season: April-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Terms and Conditions

2017 Peak Days: Saturdays May 18 – Oct 22, July 4th, May 28-29, Sept 3-4/3, & 9/4

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Upper New River Overnight – 2 Days

This New River rafting trip is perfect for the kid or the big kid-at-heart. Two days full of floating, swimming and fun times on your family adventure vacation. Best of all, you camp out along the banks of the river and let the sound of crickets and whitewater sing you to sleep.

 

Classic 16', 8 Person Raft or Duckie

Minimum Age: 6 (10 to solo paddle)

Starting at 249/person 

Details:

- Class I-III+ Rapids

- Swimming (plenty of it), river games, ghost stories and a possibly hike to the nearby ghost town of Thurmond

- Trip Length: 2 Days, 5-6 hours rafting each day

- Meals: Kid-approved riverside lunches both days, plus a tasty dinner with hot melted s’mores for dessert on Day 1 and a yummy breakfast on Day 2 

- Minimum Age: 6 years (24-inch chest size)

- Minimum Age to paddle a ducky solo: 10 years and must be a minimum height of 56″

- Choice of inflatable duckie (must be 10 to paddle solo) or 16′ raft

Season: May-October

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • June 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Terms and Conditions

2017 Peak Days: Saturdays May 18 – Oct 22, July 4, May 28-29, Sept 3-4

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Winter Zip Line Special

Tour the treetops of West Virginia with a bird’s eye view of the New River Gorge. Zip trips run year-round and around the clock day or night, so don’t miss out! 

Details:

- 9 Zips and 2 Sky Bridges (see photos for full descriptions)

- Trip Length: Half Day (2-3 hours)

- Minimum Age: 8 years

- Minimum weight: 70 pounds – Maximum weight: 250 pounds

Rates starting at $69/person
*Must book in multiples of 4 people.

Deal good from Nov 1 – April 30

Call to book and mention promo code: WINTZIP

Deal Expires

April 23, 2018

Travel Dates
  • November 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018
Promo Code

WINTZIP

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Lazy Daze of Autumn

Come enjoy the fall foliage in the New Rive Gorge and enjoy a cabin with a hot tub at half price! Buy one night, get the second night free starts September 6th on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays through October 30th.  Sit back. Relax. and take in the crisp fall air at ACE Adventure Resort.

Half Price Cabins on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays!

September 6th – October 30th

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • September 6, 2017 to October 30, 2017
More Info
$59 Rapid Run – Fall

The weather may be a bit cooler in the fall so we want to offer those brave rafters a last chance before the snow flies to get down the lower New River.  This speedy, yet enjoyable trip will be sure to take your breath away. 

Classic 16', 8 Person Raft:
Rates starting at $59/person 


UPGRADE! Sporty 14', 
6 Person Raft: Only $10 more 

Deal Expires

October 23, 2017

Travel Dates
  • September 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Terms and Conditions

- Offer valid weekdays only in September & October - Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers - Minimum Numbers apply

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