Class VI

Class VI River Runners has created the ultimate outdoor adventure experience in one of the world’s foremost whitewater rafting arenas.  Southern West Virginia is home to the New River Gorge National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area, both managed by the National Park Service.  These parks are home to a wealth of recreational activities, scenic vistas, and historical sites.  It is also home of America’s Best Whitewater® and Class VI’s canyon-rim basecamp facilities.

Our base camp facility is nestled on the rim of the New River Gorge. Our investment in land and amenities ensures you have access to the most breathtaking views, the best equipment, and more launch sites and facilities loaded with creature comforts including Wi-Fi.

All buildings were designed to compliment the natural surroundings including the Adventure Center with Chetty’s Pub, Outfitter’s Store, our premier restaurant, and Smokey’s on the Gorge®. Also, you will love our luxurious bath house with heated floors, personal lockers, hair dryers, and even sturdy plastic bags to hold your wet gear.

A variety of recreational experiences and services are available including one, two, and three-day family float trips on the New River or  wild whitewater rafting trips the Lower New and Gauley River, world class rock climbing and rappelling in the New River Gorge, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, ATV tours, camping, cabins, resorts and much more. A West Virginia vacation with Class VI River Runners is one you won’t forget! Best of all, One call does it all.

More than 500,000 guests have journeyed with us in the 30 years we’ve been in business.  We have a fanatical obsession with making sure you have a fabulous vacation, whether you’re here for a day or a week long package.  If you’re not happy with something, we do everything we can to make it right.  Over the last 10 years, we’ve earned a satisfaction rating of 99.8%.   It’s another reason why we believe you won’t find a better rafting outfitter.  We welcome you to experience the Class VI difference.