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2056 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I were first time rafters and went for the 3/4 white rafting trip (monroe bridge). We had such a great time and loved the experience! The family run atmosphere of the business sets you right at ease and helped to calm our...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for joining us for some thrilling whitewater action! Class 3-4 is no joke for a first time. You were lucky to have a great guide in Dave who trained here in 1999 and has 20 seasons on the Deerfield! See you next trip with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far this was the best family trip to be taken this year. Special thanks to Arthur who sent a card thanking us & giving us a reminder of the memories made that day. THANK YOU!!More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, that is a great review: "best family trip to be taken this year". We are all about making family memories at our family rafting business, so glad it was an awesome day with your guide, Arthur. And the personal touch? - guides sending a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the class 3/4 white water rafting trip. It was so much fun. Had my 16 year old daughter, husband and another couple with us. My daughter loved it as did everyone else. The place is run like a well-oiled machine from start to finish....More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for following a great day on the river with a nice review. We will forward your thoughts to your guide, Pat. He is an All-Star on our great River Guide crew. Glad it was an awesome adventure for all 4 of you. And thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rafted on the lower Deerfield river. Our guide Charlotte was knowledgeable, calm and funny. She helped my almost 11 year old get over her fears. We went over Zoar gap (class 3 rapid) without a hitch. They serve dinner afterwards and that is great...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a fun family day on the river! Thanks for choosing Crab Apple - so glad it was a great day for your kids with Charlotte, a great river guide. Hopefully you'll be back in 2019 for some more fun on the river!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my husband for his birthday and this was his first time rafting. He has not stopped talking about how much fun he had. The guides at Crab Apple are fantastic! Especially Charlotte. Can't wait to go back next season.

Thank Christi D
Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome birthday idea! Glad it was a hit with your boyfriend. Thanks for coming and glad you had a good ride with your awesome guide, Charlotte.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are multiple locations, levels and options. Know what you are getting! We did the funyaks in MA for six people ranging age 5-65. It was perfect! We had a wonderful time. They provide a mini water bottle and granola bar but you can bring...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing Crab Apple and selecting our Funyak (inflatable kayak) trip on the Deerfield River. Such a beautiful and relaxing trip for 8 miles. Sounds like the perfect trip for your crew although as you mention we have a wide range of trips and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently enjoyed our first rafting trip, and I just had to share my experience. With three kids ranging in age from 19 down to just shy of 8, I was worried abut finding the right level to accommodate everyone. We did...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a great review! So glad this was a memorable day for your family. Crab Apple is a three generation family business and we LOVE hosting families like yours. You were lucky to enjoy the day with Charlotte, she is a wicked awesome raft...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Deerfield River - Fife brook section trip earlier this month with our family (kids ages 11, 15 and 18). Crab Apple was so organized and made it such a fun day!! (we did a float trip on the Delaware this past weekend...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for following up your trip with a great review. Very happy to hear that you had a great family experience on the Deerfield with your guide, Arthur. He is certainly a gentle giant who really cares for his rafting guests. Can't wait to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 15 year old son and I went last Thursday. It was so fun! Pat, our guide, was awesome. Everything about the trip was just great! I cannot wait to go back next year.

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Awesome! Glad it was the perfect day for you and your son - see you on the river in 2019!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic day! Frank our guide was the best! Easy to make reservations. Friendly staff. Great communication about what to bring and wear. Beautiful scenery and Frank made sure to point out little things we wouldn’t have seen otherwise. Well organized to say the least! Ended...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Another awesome day on the river! Thanks for choosing Crab Apple and we're glad it was a perfect day of rafting excitement, scenery, good food and camaraderie. See you next trip!

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bensgm11
July 12, 2017|
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Response from appleraft | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay on answering, was not informed of the question by Trip Advisor. Hmmm... Anyway - teens and adventure seekers generally want to run the Deerfield River Monroe Bridge Section of Class 3-4 rapids in western... More
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maxnsimon
June 19, 2017|
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Hello - We raft on dam controlled rivers - mainly the Deerfield River in western Massachusetts and the Kennebec River in Maine. Both have daily water flows for great rafting all summer. Check out our trips on the Crab Apple... More
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