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Massachusetts whitewater rafting adds zest to any vacation

Few thrills can beat the rush of whitewater rafting, and a Massachusetts vacation brings you all this excitement. Bring the family friends and your favorite group to experience relaxing mellow float trips or full-day guided tours on class 1-3 rapids and aggressive 3-4 level rapids. You’ll find friendly and trained guides, state-of-the-art equipment, great food and even riverside campsites. Kids 5 and older will love the inflatable kayak trips.

66 Thunder Mountain Road Charlemont, MA, 01339 Phone: 413-339-6617

Rafters will find white water Eden in Berkshires

When the Bear Swamp Generating Station in the foothills of the Berkshires releases its 1.7 billion gallons of water, it turns the clean, clear Deerfield River into a white water paradise. And your gateway to that paradise is the Berkshire East Mountain Resort in Charlemont. Rigorously trained rafting guides will take you, whether you are a newbie or an old pro, on a rafting tour you will never forget. Tours range from the mild – a family-friendly float down easy white water – to the wild: Class III and IV rapids known as Dragon’s Tooth and Terminator. Trips, running from April through October, include picnic lunches or barbecues, photos, and plenty of time to enjoy breathtaking scenery.

Route 2 Charlemont, MA, 01339 Phone: 800-553-7238

Awesome Rafting in the Berkshires! Family Owned Business!

This family owned business in the scenic Berkshires was opened in 1983. Today three generations work the dam Controlled Deerfield River in Massachusetts. Enjoy a variety of outings from full day rafting trips on mild Class 1-3 rapids and aggressive Class 3-4 rapids or half day trips in guided rafts or inflatable kayaks (called funyaks) for ages 5 and up. The guides are great with kids of all ages and help rafters to explore the Deerfield sharing information about local history, wildlife and hydrology along the way. You’ll enjoy great food, hospitality and service, the best equipment, and riverside base camps with the comforts and convenience to make your rafting adventure one that you and the family will never forget.

Route 2 (Mohawk Trail) Charlemont, MA, 01339 Phone: 800-532-7483

Rafting and Zip Lining in Western Mass

Connect with friends and family this season with a Whitewater Raft Trip on the Deerfield River just two hours west of Boston. Our raft trips run from April through October and range from a mellow float to a high-adventure romp and our friendly professional staff, convenient location and state-of-the-art equipment let you focus on your adventure.

Our most popular trip is Zoar Gap – a moderate full-day guided rafting trip that includes a delicious picnic-style lunch by the side of the river. If you only have a half day or are looking for something more mellow, our Family Float Trip is a great way to spend an afternoon on the water. And if adrenaline is your thing, check out the Dryway!

Make it a two-day getaway by adding our 3-hour Zip Line Canopy Tour to any raft trip and staying in our campground or our comfortable guest lodge and receive 10% off the whole package. Add third activity and receive a 15% discount. Come visit us at the Adventure Capital of New England this season!