Welcome to Cheat River Outfitters!

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

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Our Rivers

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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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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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