A Day of Fun... A Lifetime of Memories


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Hudson River (Adirondacks, NY) - Black River (1,000 Islands, NY)

Whitewater Rafting Trips - From Family Fun to High Adventure


ARO's Adirondack Adventure Center

ARO's Hudson River Base now includes a hillside Adirondack Adventure Center with a challenging aerial ropes course, canoe rentals, and paintball.

    • Located on the upper Hudson River

    • Gore Mountain Region.

    • Near North Creek,Indian Lake, and Lake George.

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Put together a multi-day adventure package


    • Raft one day,

    • Challenge your self on the ropes course  another day,

    • Rent canoes and paddle on beautiful 13th Lake.

    • Hike nearby Mts. or to the Adirondacks Highest Waterfall

    • Call to Find out where to camp nearby

    • Adirondack Riverbeds a Hostel Style Lodge is adjacent to our center


Aerial Zipline Course at the Hudson River


Aerial Zipline and Ropes Course at the Hudson River Adventure Center

Extend your group or individual adventure by challenging ARO's aerial ropes course.  Our Aerial Zipline Course is a guided ropes course experience with a series of aerial obstacles including a zipline. The excitement builds as you harness up and climb to the “launching pad.” Then it’s into the air, soaring like an eagle, for a zippy, tree-top view. You’ll go from zipline rides to climbing, swinging, and jumping through the aerial obstacles. Make this adrenaline-pumping aerial zipline course a must-do adventure for you, your family and friends. Our staff will help you along the way. No experience needed.

Great Family Adventure!

Minimum age: 9
Available April – October

Aerial Zipline Course = $29.00/person

*Subject to  $2 per person insurance.

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Take the next step, Join our guide traing program

Give a Gift that provides a lifelong memory!

Large Riverside base, allows groups to distance.

No Bus ride necessary after trip!

Earn a Free Trip: Organize a group of eight or more and you earn a trip.

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ARO is the highest rated rafting company in two categories of the "'Adirondacks Best of 2020."

Guest Reviews

  • My very first rafting experience
    and it was beyond anything I could have asked for!! We were lucky to have great weather and warm waters…
  • Black River Riot
    My husband and I were visiting the Thousand Islands for a quick getaway. I wanted to do something exciting and…
  • Professionals
    We had such a great time. I felt so safe as this was our first rafting trip. The staff are…

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