Trip at a Glance

8
Miles
5
Min Age
I-II
Class

Pricing

TRIP DESCRIPTION

Our afternoon Guided Family Raft Trip is great for younger rafters and their families as well as adults interested in easy whitewater and a unique way to see the scenery of the Deerfield River valley. During eight miles on the river you’ll enjoy a combination of floating, splashes of whitewater, opportunities for swimming and a riverside snack. Your guide will take you on the best route to enjoy the float parallel to the historic Mohawk Trail, ending the trip behind our riverside base camp.

Our Self-Guided Raft Trip follows the same route, but puts you in charge. This is a popular option for groups of 4-6 who want to share the afternoon together. Navigate your raft through the small rapids any way you like, jump in for a swim or just float and enjoy the scenery.

At the end of a beautiful ride down the river, you float right to our riverside base camp where you can change clothes, grab a snack or a beer and see photos of yourself and your group rafting down the Deerfield.

Includes: Pre-trip safety instruction, professional guide (Guided trip only), PFD and helmet, transportation to and from river, riverside snack and drink, photo presentation of your adventure

Schedule: The Half-Day Family raft trip runs nearly every day from mid May through September thanks to daily dam releases.

Complete Your Massachusetts Crab Apple Experience

Why Choose Crab Apple For Massachusetts White Water Rafting?

“FIRST TIME RAFTING, GUIDES WERE HILARIOUS, VERY EXPERIENCED AND TAKE SAFETY SERIOUSLY.

Top of the line gear and wonderful experience and beautiful wilderness. Overall a great time and recommend tremendously!”

– Kyle Dillion

AMAZING EXPERIENCE!

“The whole day was easy and so much fun! The staff was friendly, energetic and super helpful. I recommend this for any family.”

– Lauren Michaels Korn

CRAB APPLE IS CERTAINLY THE BEST RUN OUTFIT IN THE NORTHEAST

“You have a top-notch, well-trained excellent friendly crew through your entire operation and your dedication to the Crab Apple tradition shows.”

– Denny

Deerfield River Map

Click a pin to explore more about a particular part of the river.

Interactive map of western Massachusetts showing the Deerfield River

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