Posted in News | April 5, 2016
Whitewater rafting is a popular activity for outdoor enthusiasts to test their skills and tackle the rapids, thanks to Mother Nature. New England offers many scenic settings for rafting surrounded by mountains, vast forests and exceptional white water rivers. White water rafters in New England can enjoy mild river rafting on some of the less challenging rivers here in the Northeast or step it up to push their skills on high energy, big fun, adventurous whitewater rapids. There are rivers ranging from easy Class II to challenging Class V in New England, so you are sure to find the right whitewater rafting experience that is a perfect fit for your group.
The Best White water Rafting in New England is in the Maine Highlands, home to Moosehead Lake, the head waters to the Kennebec River and Penobscot Rafting Adventures launch daily at Northeast Whitewater Rafting. When looking for whitewater rafting action in Maine take a trip with Northeast Whitewater, founded in 2006 on the principles of providing small, personalized trips to exceed guests expectations. Our whitewater rafting trips are led by experienced guides who provide groups with skilled instruction in rafting practices and whitewater river safety. We are also the only Maine rafting company that trains all of our whitewater rafting guides in a secondary training program, called Swiftwater Rescue, after our guides have completed their state of Maine required training to guide rafts. So, you are guaranteed the best whitewater rafting in New England with Northeast Whitewater and the best and safest whitewater experience for your family and friends.
Whitewater Rafting trips in New England are offered daily from May – September on the Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers in Maine. The Kennebec river is ideal for families and inexperienced whitewater paddlers. The Kennebec river provides thrilling waves, high volume whitewater rapids, like Big Mama and her Three Sisters and the big class IV Magic Falls rapid. The 14 miles of whitewater also includes a lower river where thrill seekers can swim in the river, experience Northeast Whitewater’s inflatable kayaks, better know as ducky’s, or relax and enjoy the beauty of the river, and its surrounding landscape.
Step it up a notch to tackle Maine’s Penobscot River, which is Maine’s longest, steepest whitewater rafting river and the most thrilling and technical whitewater rafting in the eastern United States. The Penobscot river is suitable for more experienced rafters and those seeking a high adrenaline whitewater rafting trip. All of Northeast Whitewater’s rafting trips include transportation to and from the river, all necessary whitewater safety equipment, the best Registered Maine raft guides and our famous grilled BBQ served up hot and delicious, riverside.
You’ll find New England rafting at its best when you head to Maine for whitewater rafting adventures with Northeast Whitewater. Our Maine-based whitewater rafting adventure guide service offers whitewater rafting day trips, guided overnight rafting adventures and Yurts! Look no further than Northeast Whitewater when seeking the best white water rafting in New England. Give us a call today 207-695-0151 or book your trip now with our convenient online reservations for Kennebec River and Penobscot River Rafting. We hope to see you on the river this summer, right here in New England, at Northeast Whitewater.