Welcome to Crab Apple Whitewater!

slideshow picture

Join us for a whitewater rafting adventure as we celebrate our 31st year of whitewater outfitting in New England. Try white water rafting in Maine, whitewater rafting or inflatable kayaking in Massachusetts, white water rafting in Vermont or play paintball in Maine.

Family owned and operated since 1983, Crab Apple Whitewater, Inc. offers a wide variety of whitewater trips on rivers in New England. A white water rafting trip with Crab Apple is a unique experience. Members of our family participate in each river trip in Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont, ensuring that we are creating a comfortable environment for an outstanding adventure experience. You may make your reservation with Sharyn or Carrie. Chuck or Rob will be guiding or coordinating your white water river trips in Maine. Jennifer and Frank will be running and guiding your whitewater rafting trips in Massachusetts and Vermont. Personal, caring attention is a guarantee at Crab Apple.

Our summer whitewater rafting trips range from mild, family rafting to WILD river adventures in New England. Family rafting trips are geared for kids ages 5 and older. Over twenty different whitewater rafting adventures give you great options for a fabulous summer white water rafting vacation.

Maine White Water Rafting Trips

Our Maine white water rafting trips run seven days a week from mid-April through mid-October. This vacation spot in Maine features world class Class III-IV whitewater on the Kennebec River and Dead River. The Kennebec River has famous rapids such as "Magic Falls" and the "Three Sisters" which will thrill even the most experienced white water enthusiasts. The Dead River offers some of the most exciting white water in the East on high water Class III-V dam releases and intermediate Class III dam releases in the summer for a great Dead River family rafting vacation. Our base in The Forks, Maine is located on the Kennebec River, offering the most convenient location for a Maine whitewater vacation. Our riverside base camp features many different lodging options such as suites with double jacuzzis, cabins sleeping 4-10, motel rooms and riverside camping. Our beautiful base lodge includes a restaurant, pub, swimming pool and hot tub. Our Maine base is also home to Rapid Shot Paintball - four great fields for half-day, full day or evening play after a whitewater raft trip - now that's cool!

Massachusetts White Water Rafting Trips

Our whitewater rafting and inflatable kayak trips in Massachusetts run daily from early April through mid-October. Set in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains, this is a great place to enjoy a day on the river! Early in spring we raft the Class II-IV Millers River on natural flows and special dam releases. Our Deerfield River trips also begin in April and run through the fall on three different dam controlled sections of river. The Fife Brook Section runs daily and is the perfect introduction to family whitewater rafting. It features fun, easy Class I-III rapids. The Monroe Bridge Section offers challenging Class III-IV whitewater on 32 dam release dates and features the biggest whitewater in southern New England. We use lower sections of the Deerfield River for mild family rafting with children as young as 5 or for seniors looking for a fun, scenic river rafting trip. We also rent "funyaks", inflatable kayaks, on this lower section of the river for a three hour trip through Class I-II rapids which ends right at our convenient base camp along the Deerfield River.

Vermont White Water Rafting Trips

Whitewater rafting in Vermont is seasonal in the Spring and Fall on the West River in southern Vermont for the perfect Vermont family vacation. The dam controlled West River features Class II-IV intermediate whitewater and spectacular scenery. Our base camp at Mount Snow Ski Resort offers fine amenities and great lodging opportunities for a fun family rafting vacation.

Our family looks forward to hosting an unforgettable white water rafting, funyaking or paintball adventure for you and your family this season.  Come see us in Maine, Massachusetts or Vermont for great family rafting and high adventure action. Please give us a call 7 days a week at 1-800-553-7238 or send us an e-mail .


The Peabody & The Mooney Families

Internet Specials

Big Choices

Trip Finder Tool

Use our online tool to find trips

Start Your Search

Reviews and Awards


Expect Adventure

  View Video View More Videos
© 2014 Crab Apple Whitewater, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Web Design & Digital Marketing Solutions provided by Rebel Interactive Group , Inc.