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West Virginia Adventure Resort Since 1979

A word to the wise – wind-in-your-hair freedom and adrenaline-charged outdoor adventure activities will plaster a smile on your face that’s ten-miles wide. And cruising the pages of this website is only recommended for those who are ready to envision the time of their lives.

So you’re still reading? You’re probably thinking you can resist the lure of West Virginia’s whitewater rafting on the New and Gauley rivers and the way these mountains energize just like the tingling fizz from an ice-cold fountain pop. You’re forgetting how much the sights and sounds of the outdoors will stand out in contrast to the hollow echo of office walls, the honking horns of gridlock and that neighbor’s yapping dog. You’re probably telling yourself you can quit anytime - that you can resist all-inclusive, super-convenient packages and a thousand different activities to please everyone on your roster.

You know what they say about denial.

Wild places and exciting times have a way of sticking with you to the point you just can’t shake it. We’ve seen it happen many times. Some abandon their families — just another “girls’ weekend out,” they say. Some quit their “real” jobs and move to West Virginia – how do you think we get our guide staff?

No intervention yet has proven successful at getting these adventure addicts to go back to their old ways. If it didn’t make them happy and healthy, we’d be really worried.

But, regardless, the Surgeon General still makes us include a word of CAUTION — The repeated use of ACE Adventure Resort for prescribed purposes of outdoor adventure vacations has been shown to be habit-forming. Even proper use of ACE may induce side effects such as uncontrollable laughter, intense happiness, family-togetherness, excited-osis and acute relaxation.

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Christmas Gift Certificate


Get a FREE $25 Gift Certificate for every $100 you purchase!!

It's Holiday time.... and that means we're dreaming of tasty food, family and friends, parties and horribly awesome Christmas sweaters. It also means you're probably asking yourself "Self. What am I going to get for _________ this year?"We've got you covered!

When you give the gift of ACE Awesomeness you're going to score 2 things.

1) An acclaimed reputation for being a straight up gift givin' ninja who realizes that the gift of adventure keeps on giving way longer than a pair of socks.

2) A FREE $25 ACE Gift Certificate for every $100 you spend. You can add to your gift givin' ninja reputation and give the additional certificate away OR keep it for yourself, because even ninja's need some Christmas love.

The fine print:   

  • This deal is so awesome the only way to purchase it is by calling 800-787-3982 and speaking to an Adventure Ninja.
  • It's not necessary to choose the dates of your adventure at the time of purchase.
  • Gift Certificates are valid for 2 years from the date of purchase.
  • Deal ends Tuesday, 12/23/2014.
  • Excludes alcohol purchases.

Now THAT is what we call. WIN / WIN. So give us a call at 800.787.3982, 'cause just like your mom said, you're a winner!

 $69 Winter Weekday Zip Line Special

Zip Line Adventures
  • Now until the end of the year - ends Dec 31, 2014
  • Available Monday - Friday
  • Cannot be combined with any other discount or special
  • Minimum numbers apply - you must have 4 or more people book this trip to get this special

$69 Per Person
Regular Rate value $89 to $109 - you save $20 or $40

Rate does not include taxes and fees.

Mountain Music Festival







June 5-6, 2015

Trail Maintenance Weekend


April 25-26, 2015

What would you do for a FREE two-night stay in an ACE Cozy Cabin? OK, free might be a stretch. We need your help and are offering a handsome reward.

Spring Fest Weekends in May






 May 2 - May 30, 2015

 Big Whitewater - Live Music & Theme Parties every weekend in May!

Get Down in the Gorge – A Music & Arts Experience







September 5th& 6th, 2015

Our 2nd Annual Labor Day weekend concert is sure to be even bigger and better than last year's with more Live Bands - Events - and much more. And yes, that really is our Mountain Top Stage... it's incredible! Check out this video form last years event! Get Down in the Gorge Video More information coming real soon...

 ACE Mountain Bike Bash


August 1, 2015

Getting Wild in the Mountains! - Races, Events, Live Music and Vendors - more information coming soon.

ACE Paintball Tournament


July 18, 2015

Trample the weak - hurtle the dead - it's Paintball Wars in the Mountains of West Virginia at ACE Adventure Resort! We don't know if you know it or not, but we are currently working on our fourth course, and it will be bigger and better than anything around here! Check back for more information.

Gritty Chix Mud Run


July 25, 2015

The 2nd Annual Gritty Chix Mud Run at ACE Adventure Resort is coming back this summer at a mud puddle, or a dozen or so, near you! Check back for more information - we added a few more surprises this year. This a fun event, but hard core folks are welcome also... check out last years video of the Gritty Chix Mud Run.

Wonderland Mountain Challenge


May 23, 2015

Join ACE for a demanding trail run through the beautiful mountains in West Virginia. This distinctive race route will take racers through the New River Gorge past scenic rock outcrops, cascading streams, and abandoned coal mines. Waiting at the finish line for racers is a burrito buffet to tame the appetite you have developed. Cash prizes and medals will be awarded to winners plus you get bragging rights for placing in the inaugural Wonderland Mountain Challenge.

ACE Haunted House


October 23rd & 24th, 30th & 31st, 2015

Spooky fun this fall in our Haunted House. The dead will rise again at our Halloween Party & Zombie Run on the 31st. Check back for more information.

ACE Zombie Prom 2015


May 30, 2015

Zombie Prom? Yep, this was a big hit last year with the guides... they never looked better! Prizes for the best costumes, live entertainment, and a great rate for those looking to challenge the big spring flows on the New River - check back for more information and get your special effects ready - we are dying to see what you come up with!

Odyssy Race 2015


May 16 & 17, 2015

More information about the Odyssy Wild, Wonderful 24 Hour Adventure Race at ACE. This a NAARS Regional Championship and USARA Regional Qualifier with points being awarded to the 3/4 person coed and single gender divisions.

ACE Fishing Tournament 2015


August 15, 2015

Fish on one of ACE's 9 private lakes for a fishing derby - a great relaxing Family Event! - no liscense required - catch and release only. Or, step it up and hit the New River for it's famous world-class small mounth bass and really challenge your skills. Check back for more information.


New River Gorgeous Trail Run







August 22, 2015

Join ACE Adventure Resort for the 14th Annual New River Gorge-ous Trail Run & Walk. There are three race options – all the courses wander through deep hardwood forests and offer spectacular views of the New River and the historic town of Thurmond. And yes, prizes are awarded. Click to see the Video of 2014 New River Gorgeous Trail Run & Walk.

Big Air Blog Competition!







Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Gather at the ACE Adventure Play Park on Saurday, July 4th, 2015 for the 6th Annual Big Air Blob Competition & NEW! Rubber Olympics! Fireworks won't be the only thing rocketing skyward on Independence Day. Teams of two will compete for the most outrageous blob of the day. Judges will score up to 10 points per blob based on form, height or just sheer craziness. Prizes for the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners! Click to see the 2014 video of the Blob Competition!

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