Maine Rafting Adventures
A True Whitewater Rafting Adventure!
Whitewater rafting in Maine is some of the best rafting in the United States (and the World!). At Three Rivers you can choose from three major rivers: The Kennebec, The Dead and The Penobscot as well as Canada Falls and Seboomook. These whitewater rivers are all in pristine wilderness settings and are dam controlled for guaranteed high water releases throughout the rafting season.
The Kennebec River is Maine’s most popular river for whitewater rafting! The Kennebec caters to a wide variety of groups with awesome class III and class IV rapids on the upper river and more leisurely class II rapids on the lower river. The Kennebec runs at high flows 7 days a week making for some of the most consistent whitewater in the country. Our one day whitewater rafting trip on the Kennebec is a world class, 12 mile wilderness experience that includes a homemade BBQ lunch. The minimum age for Kennebec rafting is 10 years old, however, arrangements for younger participants can be made so that they can join the trip on the lower river. During your Kennebec rafting adventure you’ll be able to enjoy amenities at The Forks Outdoor Fun Resort. We also offer 2-day rafting trips, guide training and inflatable kayak and tube rentals.
The Dead River boasts the most continuous whitewater anywhere in the east with numerous class III and IV rapids featured on this 16 mile trip. Dead River Whitewater Rafting trips only has high water releases on specific dates during the rafting season. These releases are always special events and provide us with some of highlights of our summer! Maine’s world renowned foliage season also makes rafting the Dead River an awesome fall experience. The Dead River can also be enjoyed by families during our Dead River Recreational Releases where you can conquer the Dead in inflatable kayaks. The suggested minimum age to raft the Dead is 12. When rafting the Dead you’ll be able to make use of everything The Forks Fun Resort has to offer.
Rafting on the Penobscot River is one of the most thrilling experiences that you can have in Maine! The Penobscot is Maine’s true Class V river and we run rafting trips 7 days per week – all summer long! The Penobscot features thrilling rapids like Exterminator, The Cribworks, and Nesowadnehunk Falls. This 13 mile trip has a minimum age of 14 years old. The Penobscot rafting adventure is full of incredible views of Mount Katahdin, the highest peak in Maine, and Baxter State Park. It’s not uncommon for us to see a variety of wildlife during these trips; including moose, deer, bald eagles, beaver, otters, loons, ducks and much more. This river is also the only place in the United States where you can combine a Class V rafting adventure with the ultimate thrill of Skydiving through our partners at Jump and Raft! When rafting The Penobscot River or skydiving with Jump and Raft you will be enjoying the amenities at The Penobscot Outpost.
Jump and Raft
Maine skydiving and Penobscot River rafting – The Ultimate Thrill Ride. Of the two days, the day with the clearest skies will be reserved for jumping 11,000ft out of an airplane right next to Mount Katahdin! The other day will be spent drenching yourself with fun and excitement on the Class V Penobscot River with Three Rivers Whitewater. All rafting will be rain or shine. Should rain or wind prevent us from jumping on either of the two days you will be issued a rain check valid for two years. During your adventure you will be utilizing the facilities at The Penobscot Outpost.
Maine Rafting Adventures run from mid-April to mid-October.
All of these Maine rivers have special trips and dam releases throughout the summer.
Three Rivers Whitewater runs 1 and 2 day trips on the Dead, Kennebec or Penobscot Rivers Daily. We use state of the art equipment and put the most time and money into training professional guide staff of any outfitter in Maine. All of our trips include home made meals that are second to none. But most importantly, our staff is here to make your trip fun. They are exceedingly friendly and take the time to make your trip what you want it to be. No request is too difficult to accomplish. If it is possible, we will do it to show you a good time. So look at the different trips we have to offer, gather your friends or family and join us for some serious fun!