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Crab Apple Whitewater

2056 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 01339
+1 800-553-7238
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Amazing experience!

Our experience on the Deerfield River did not disappoint! The 1/2 day river tour was perfect for... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sandckey
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Boston
Fun day GREAT guide!

Just got back from our 1st rafting trip, what a great time we had! Our guide. Paula was the best... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mary Ellen S
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New Haven, Connecticut
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2056 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 01339
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"deerfield river"
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"monroe bridge section"
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"white water rafting"
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"rafting trip"
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"brownie"
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"fife brook"
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"river guide"
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"slide show"
in 21 reviews
"water fight"
in 10 reviews
"next year"
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"salmon"
in 8 reviews
"family members"
in 7 reviews
"awesome guide"
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"bigger rapids"
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"parking lot"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our experience on the Deerfield River did not disappoint! The 1/2 day river tour was perfect for our family with small kids, ages 5 and 8. Samson was an awesome guide. Super personable and fun to be. The kids really loved how he encouraged them...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just got back from our 1st rafting trip, what a great time we had! Our guide. Paula was the best very informative she really made our 1st experience. We are now talking about going to a more advance trip, of course we will request Paula!...More

Thank Mary Ellen S
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you had a great time on the river with Paula. She is a great guide and awesome with the kids. We take many first timers and so many finish the trip and are already planning their next trip with Crab Apple - that...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Sawyer was the bomb!!! A family run business that has rafting down to a tee. Great time especially the water fight mid river. Wonderful opportunity to meet and make new friends. I would highly recommend to everyone.

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

Awesome! Glad you had a great time rafting with an excellent guide, Sawyer - just one of many of our fantastic river runners. Our family rafting business is thrilled to make and meet new friends every day! Thanks for coming and sharing your experience.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As their bus driver I was invited to join a small group of middle school students for their rafting experience. We arrived around noon didn't leave til 7:30. The staff was welcoming, friendly and helpful from beginning to end. Too many great moments to mention...More

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

Thank you for the thoughtful review. We take many youth organizations down the river on raft trips and it is our goal to gain the confidence of each student or child and help them enjoy a new piece of their world. We love the felling...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great day - far exceeded my expectations. The staff was so friendly, organized, and was devoted to making sure we had a safe and fun day. The funyaks were so comfortable and not difficult to paddle or navigate. The river is gorgeous....More

Thank Carla S
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for this great review of the Deerfield River Funyak (inflatable kayak) trip. The individual kayaks are very appealing to teens and tweens who love the independence of controlling their own boat through the small rapids on this beautiful stretch of river. Glad you enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

First rafting trip for two in my family. Everything about the organization showed they care. Our guide was Ryan and we did the Deerfield Fife rapids - calm with a few nice rapids and one Class III. Ryan was awesome and you could just tell...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for rafting with us and sharing your experience on Trip Advisor! We really do enjoy our "job" at Crab Apple and showing people a great time every day. We love the river, love meeting new people every day. We look forward to seeing you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We made the whitewater ride with crab apple. Perfect organisation. We had about 6 hours of fun. Our guide Noah is one of the talentest and friendliest guys we met in the US. The ride down the river was wonderful. Don't be afraid about safty....More

Thank Matthias Q
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We enjoyed hosting your family on holiday from Germany! Thanks for rafting with us and following with a review. We had a fun day on the river and we're glad you enjoyed spending the day with your guide, Noah - he is a talented and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous time! The staff, every single human, was amazingly friendly abd welcoming. The inflatable kayaks (funyaks) were super stable and easy to control. The trip down the river was peaceful and fun, and definitely manageable for anyone wanting to try it. Everyone had...More

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

Great! Thanks for leaving a review of our inflatable kayak, "funyak" trip on the Deerfield River. It is a really beautiful stretch of river, perfect for an afternoon paddle. Glad you had a great time on the river and had great interactions with our friendly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Monroe Bridge trip and I can't say enough positive comments about our experience. Our guide Frank was not only extremely knowledgeable and experienced but also hilarious, which made an already exhilarating day absolutely perfect. The rafting conditions were awesome, scenery beautiful...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Monroe Bridge trip and had a blast. The rafting was challenging and the rapids were exhilarating and wild with nice breaks in between. I loved it! Our guide Ryan was outstanding and really made sure we all had a fun day....More

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

Thanks for taking the time to leave a nice review of your rafting trip with Crab Apple. We love the upper, Monroe Bridge Section of the Deerfield River - great action all the way! Glad you enjoyed your trip with Ryan and appreciated that we...More

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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
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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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