Deerfield River Funyaking
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Commonly Asked Questions
SPRING because of higher water, bigger rapids and LOWER PRICES. Spring also brings a beautiful array of color and blooms.
SUMMER because water levels are guaranteed on our DAM CONTROLLED RIVERS and the water warms to 70 degrees and higher.
FALL because the water is still comfortable, the crowds are gone and the foliage is spectacular!
In other words, there is no "best" time to raft. All three seasons offer special features.
Please do! Our guides look forward to taking their favorite crews down the river again and again. But please remember that your favorite Crab Apple guide may already be requested or have other commitments preventing us from making any guarantees
Raft trips will not be cancelled due to weather unless Crab Apple deems that travel to the river from base camps or safety on the river will be compromised. Cancellations would be decided the morning of a trip at Crab Apple and full refunds issued.
Fun, Easy Whitewater!
On a beautiful, lower section of the Deerfield River, we offer our inflatable kayak or "funyak" trip. Funyaks are self-bailing, inflatable kayaks carrying one or two people. They are very stable and comfortable with room to stretch your back and legs on a soft surface. Even with no prior experience you can enjoy the thrills of river kayaking with us.
The Funyak trip is an eight mile afternoon adventure in fun Class I-II whitewater. A pre-trip safety and paddling lesson prepares you to conquer the river and small rapids such as "Chicle River" and "S-Turn." Giant squirt guns and a nice snack half-way through the trip are also provided.
Go at your own pace - move quickly or float for miles in the warm sun.
In the deep, calm sections you can jump out and swim or engage your friends with the squirt guns. After a beautiful paddle, you end the trip back at our riverside base camp where you can get dry, grab a snack and see pictures of yourself and your group paddling down the Deerfield.
There is nothing quite like challenging the river by yourself - try this solo adventure this season!
My daughter and I visited your facility
“on July 9th for a fun afternoon in your "Funyaks"…The gentleman who took care of us during the funyak trip was GREAT! Everyone we came in contact with treated us more like part of the extended Crab Apple family than just a customer…This was our first experience with whitewater and I haven't been able to stop talking about it. We loved it so much we will be coming back.”
Amy and Alexis
Our group from Camp...
“had a great time in your funyaks! We had never tried a whitewater trip at camp and this was perfect. The kids (and adults!) loved the squirt guns and the warm water for floating in the life vests. It was a great afternoon ... We are bringing another trip in August!”
Kathleen Zimmer, Camp
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