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Located in Harpers Ferry, only one hour from the Washington, DC and Baltimore Metro Regions, and Northern Virginia! Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour delivers the original and only Zip Line / Canopy Tour in the region on the beautiful Potomac River where Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia come together.



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Harpers Ferry hosts many exciting outdoor adventures, but nothing compares to the thrill of the Harpers Ferry Zipline Canopy Tour!River Riders Zip Line Adventures

Exhilarating, fast, and fun, this 2 1/2 to 3 hour spectacular adventure offers nature lovers and thrill seekers alike, ages 4 and up, the unique opportunity to zip through the treetops on a network of cables and adventure skybridges suspended high above the forest floor, overlooking the Harpers Ferry water gap, Potomac River, rock cliffs, wildlife, trees and plants.

When you arrive at our site, our experienced and friendly guides will give you a safety and equipment orientation before you are outfitted with your personal gear for the tour.

Then your adventure then begins! We will transport to the Potomac Riverfront site for a short scenic nature hike to the beginning of the course where short training zip from a gently slopping rock takes you the the first tower. You will complete 7 ziplines, traverse 2 adventure sky bridges, climb ladders and be lowered back to ground level from the final tower.River Riders Zip Line Adventures

While waiting between each zip you will enjoy amazing views from the observation platforms. Your guides will point out interesting highlights of the area, including native vegetation, animals, as well as local history.

For thrill-seekers and nature lovers alike, it’s the perfect adventure for families, couples seeking to escape the fast-paced city, or adults looking for something new. Designed for guests who are in reasonably good health, our zipline tour is sure to thrill first-time zippers as well as the most experienced zipline enthusiasts.

Don’t miss this unbelievable experience during your visit to Harpers Ferry!


An remember “No experience necessary” doesn’t mean no risk involved!'s Wendy Hartzler wrote a good article about River Riders and the Canopy Tour...take a look!

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During the Zip Line/Canopy Tour, you fly high above the ground along 7 various length ziplines from 200 to almost 800 feet in length. During your tour, you will also be challgened by several belayed ladder climbs and two bridges. The tour is a 3 hour experience and is geared toward those approximately 5 years of age and older and between 40 - 250lbs. Fly through the air, as you immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of our historic waterfront location.


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This tour includes 15 Adventurous Elements, including Ziplines, Tandem Ladder climbs, a plank bridge, a Burma bridge, and a 25' lower from the final platform.

River Riders Zip Line Adventures


Positions currently available for professional, friendly Zip Line Staff.
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River Riders Zip Line Adventures
Zipping from Tower 1

Zip Line Adventures
Tower 1 and the Plank Bridge connecting to Tower 2


River Riders Zip Line Adventures by Beanstalk JourneysCheck out Beanstalk Journeys
Mike Fischesser and his crew of adventure playground craftsmen design and build incredible outdoor climbing and discovery structures.