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White water rafting is a rip-roaring adventure in Maine

White water rafting in Maine

Rafting on white water with equipment and direction from an experienced guide is a fabulous adventure during your trip to the beautiful lakes and mountains of western Maine. The epicenter of this sport is The Forks, where professional rafting companies are ready to guide you through the spash and roar of white water.

Whitewater Rafting on Magalloway River 500x250 - ELC Outdoor Adventure Outpost - Errol, NH
ELC Outdoors

49 Schoolhouse Brook Road Caratunk, ME, 04925 Phone: 603-215-0002

Time-tested outdoor guides get you onto the white water

Multiple rivers and river locations are among the choices for a whitewater rafting adventure with these master guides, Opt for the heart-pounding white water runs on Maine’s Kennebec, Magalloway (Class III) and Rapid (Class IV) Rivers. Or, alternately, set out on a calmer floating trip with the kids on New Hampshire’s Androscoggin River. In addition to the excitement on the water, brace yourself for fabulous scenery and curious wildlife, from moose to bald eagles and osprey. Lodging in yurts and wall tentsis available. Some trips include snacks or lunch, some are perfect for young children, some have relaxing swimming breaks. They all feature the top-notch training and attention to details of a superior outdoor guide company.
Whitewater Trip 500x250 - Crab Apple Whitewater - The Forks, ME
Crab Apple Whitewater (ME)

3 Lake Moxie Road The Forks, ME, 04985 Phone: 800-553-7238

Family business takes you on a water adventure tailored to you tastes

A family-run business in operation since 1983, Crab Apple Whitewater gears up and guides guests on safe and affordable rafting trips that offer enough thrills for adventure junkies and easy water fun for kids and families. For big water action on the Kennebec, you can plunge through heart-pounding drops like “Three Sisters.” Even more thrilling is the Class IV-V “Poplar Hill Falls” on the Dead River. At the other end of the spectrum, enjoy a half-day of family rafting along six miles of easy whitewater with time out for swimming and floating. Enjoy wilderness views and stop, if you like, for a cookout. Then head back to the base camp to stay overnight and enjoy the pool, pub, restaurant and night-time paintball excursions.