• Location

    Blackwater Outdoor Adventures is located within the 900,000 acres of Monongahela National Forest. Our River Outpost and General Store in the historic town of St. George, WV will equip you with all of your camping, whitewater, and canoeing needs. BOA rafting and canoe trips depart from this location.

  • Access

    Blackwater Outdoor Adventures has access to over 375 miles of the Cheat River, biking and hiking trails, groomed cross-country ski trails and back country wilderness areas. We are the closest outfitter to Canaan Valley and Blackwater Falls State Park.

  • Family Owned and Operated

    Blackwater Outdoor Adventures is a family-owned and operated business with over 35 years experience. We specialize in offering families and groups a safe and quality experience.

  • Quality

    As a result of our professionalism and distinctive commitment to quality, you will leave with a deep sense of satisfaction and good memories about your awesome experience with us.



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Our Goal

At Blackwater Outdoor Adventures (BOA), our goal is to provide you, your friends, and your family with a fun AND safe experience. Our staff and guides are highly trained with many years of experience in their respective fields. We ask that our clients use them as the valuable resource they are and also listen to their instructions during your event.


For your convenience, BOA provides permission and waiver forms in PDF format below. Please bring completed forms with you on the day of your scheduled event.
BOA Release Form
BOA Youth Permission Form


Risks and dangers may arise from foreseeable or unforeseeable causes including, but not limited to, selection of trail or river route, water level, weather conditions, risks of falling out of a raft, kayak, or canoe, and such other risks, hazards and dangers that are integral to recreational activities that take place in a wilderness, outdoor or recreational environment; and the participant and/or guardian hereby accepts and assumes these risks and dangers.

Please call or email if you have any questions about our waiver policy.