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Tubing in Harpers Ferry

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Harpers Ferry, WV
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Aug 17 2008  9:30 am  (Carpool Departure: N/A   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Thu, Jul 31 2008 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 14 2008 12:59 pm
Event Duration:~7 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Organizer(s):
Stacy Murphy
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Member Cost:$20.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:10
Number Registered So Far: 13 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

We are go tubing near Harpers Ferry on the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers with Butts Tubes Outfitters

We will be joined by our friends from the Charm City Social Club

The location is only 1/4 mile from the river. Your tubing pass is good all day here for as many runs as you desire. Our shuttles run continuously all day, every day, so our guests can enjoy more river time.
Trips run un til 4:00pm

*Shuttle leaves approximately every half hour

Float the water in an inner tube - the most personal contact you can have with the river. Our most popular river activity, tubing is the perfect way to soak up the sun, laugh with your MOC friends, and cool off on a hot, summer day.

They provide the tube, life jacket, and shuttle to and from the river. The river provides the fun! Bring a cooler or rent one from us and share a picnic on the water. Your tube ticket is valid all day and allows you to run as many tube trips as you want within our scheduled hours of operation.

Age restrictions apply to both flatwater and whitewater tube trips and are dependent upon river conditions. All tubing participants must know how to swim!

Bring your own cooler and rent a cooler tube to float your drinks at your side. BTI has coolers available for purchase in our retail shop. We also have a limited number of floating coolers available for rent.

Have your own tube? We provide shuttle service and life jacket rental (required by the Division of Natural Resources).

If you prefer a lazy river float or have smaller children in your group, choose our Flatwater Tube trip. The slow-moving current of the Potomac gently nudges you through the mountain landscape without the noise and commotion of the rapids.

Required Items to Bring:
Water shoes
swim suit
dry clothes
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Directions:
BTI is located at the northern tip of Loudoun County, 15 miles northwest of Purcellville, Virginia.
We are 4 miles from the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park in West Virginia, and less than a mile from the Potomac River.

From Washington, D.C.: (1 hour)
Take I-270 North to Frederick, MD.
Merge with I-70 at Frederick for about mile.
Take Exit 52-Route 340 West towards Charles Town, WV.
Follow 340 about 16 miles.
Cross the Potomac River Bridge, and then turn left onto Route 671/Harpers Ferry Road at the first stoplight.
We are located mile on the right-hand side, to the left of the Little Country Store.

From Baltimore, MD Area: (1 hour)
Take I-70 West to Frederick, MD.
Take Exit 52 onto Route 340 West towards Charles Town, WV.
Follow 340 about 16 miles.
Cross the Potomac River Bridge, and then turn left onto Route 671/Harpers Ferry Road at the first stoplight.
We are located mile on the right-hand side, to the left of the Little Country Store.

From Northern Virginia Area: (1 hour)
Take I-495 towards Leesburg.
Take Route 7/Leesburg Pike West past Leesburg.
Take the Exit for Route 9 West towards Hillsboro and Charles Town.
After you pass through the town of Hillsboro, turn right onto Route 671/Harpers Ferry Road at the stoplight.
Proceed 6 miles and you will see us on the left, next to the Little Country Store.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: N/A
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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$20.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$20.00/Person
Cost Includes:prices vary depending on tube rental
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the MOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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