A dip of the toe or full immersion: discover whitewater rafting with us
Zoar Outdoor -- named Best Rafting Adventure by Yankee Magazine -- has all the breadth and expertise to take you and your family and friends on a whitewater rafting excursion that everyone will remember for a lifetime. Choose from easygoing floats down the Deerfield River in Massachusetts to intermediate-level trips on the West River in Vermont, to wild Class IV rapids on the Monroe Bridge Dryway or the Concord River. Zoar employs highly trained and super-professional guides who wil keep you safe and show you the best sights and swerves that whitewater rafting can serve up. Plenty of rides are clam enough for serenity-loving adults and children ages 5 and older. Improve your skills or just dip your toe in the rafting world at Zoar clinics for every experience level. Make it a full getaway by renting a room at the Hawk Mountain Lodge or one of 11 cabin tents.
Family-owned rafting business gives you a perfectly tailored adventure
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Three generations of family ownership give this outdoor adventure business the depth of experience to give your family (or group) a fantastic day on the white water. The company operates the dam controls on the Deerfield River in Massachusetts, and once a year, it opens the spigot. Rafting trips can vary from wild to mild, depending on the preferences of your group. 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 kids as young as age 5. 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. Enjoy riverside base camps with the comforts and convenience to make your rafting adventure perfect.