One of the most remote and alluring sections of whitewater in North Central, West Virginia!



Located less than

3.5 hours away from Washington, DC

2 hours away from Pittsburgh, PA

45 minutes away from Morgantown, WV


With fun for all ages and experience levels!


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Welcome to Cheat River Outfitters!

Whitewater Rafting Albright WV

Located in Albright, in North Central West Virginia, the Cheat Canyon section of the Cheat River is West Virginia’s premier springtime Class V whitewater run. The Canyon boasts 13 miles of unsurpassed wilderness beauty and breathtaking whitewater adventure. Not to worry, Cheat River Outfitters also offers adventures on the Class II-III Cheat Narrows. The Narrows is one of the cleanest and beautiful runs around. Enjoy fully guided whitewater rafting as well as swimming, rock jumping, rock climbing, paintball and riverside picnicking for a perfect day on the river all summer long. Plan your river trip today in West Virginia today!

Cheat River Outfitters
2764 N Preston Hwy
Albright, WV 26519
304-329-2024 OR TEXT US AT 304-698-6371

Our Rivers

White Water Rafting Albright WV

The Cheat River

Something for Everyone! The Class V Cheat Canyon runs in the Spring and is a must for the whitewater enthusiast. The Cheat Narrows offers Class II-III rapids that satisfy beginner and experienced paddlers alike.

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Whitewater rafting albright wv

Upper Youghigheny

The Upper Yough (pronounced “Yock”) is our most extreme Class V whitewater adventure. The Upper is a must for those rafting enthusiasts who love a fast paced river with lots of shoots and drops and near continuous rapids.

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Whitewater rafting albright wv

Special Dam Releases

Join us as we take advantage of special Whitewater Recreation Dam releases on the Savage River and the North Branch of the Potomac. Don’t miss the boat on these fast paced whitewater runs. Trips are limited.

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We are located in the town of Albright. In Preston County, in the state of West Virginia, in the great United States of America, in North America, in the Northern Hemisphere, on the big third rock from the Sun.


2764 N Preston Hwy, Albright WV 26519