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Pocono Whitewater

1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 800-944-8392
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five hours of fun

This would be fun for all ages. The river run lasts for about 5 hours including lunch time. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alpine, California
Dam release weekend

We had fun. Facilities were clean, comprehensive and well organized. Food, beer, changing rooms... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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There’s something fun here at Pocono Whitewater for every level of adventurer! Choose from our family style rafting, our Dam Release Gorge rafting, and our multiple combination trips. Try our most popular adventure: The Big Day Out! In addition to whitewater rafting, we also specialize in Pocono Biking and Skirmish Paintball! Visit our website today and plan your trip to the Pocono Mountains!
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“dam release” (49 reviews)
“family style” (16 reviews)
“potato salad” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1519 State Route 903, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
+1 800-944-8392
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This would be fun for all ages. The river run lasts for about 5 hours including lunch time. It takes place on the Lehigh river. The weekend we went was "Dam Release weekend" which means lost of water and a fast ride. If you call...More

Thank 1baggo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had fun. Facilities were clean, comprehensive and well organized. Food, beer, changing rooms, bon fire and beer is available, along with anything else you forget to bring. Do be careful parking. They dont leave you enough room to get out easily. Saw several people...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great time my 10 year old daughter and I had with my work friends! Weekend of dam release, weather was spectacular, water was great, staff was fun! Definitely want to do again! Exhausting but a must do for a summer trip, will be...More

Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friends and I did the dam release white water rafting trip this past weekend. I was very impressed with how organized, and great this company and staff is. Our guide the "mama duck" was Brandon. He was fantastic! The only reason I am not...More

Thank Lizzielizg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the dam release whitewater rafting had a blast. The only other time I had been whitewater rafting the guide was in the raft with us this time the guides are in a kayak and you are in control. About the only thing I...More

Thank sooner4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is based on the Family Style rafting. We loved the staff at Pocono Whitewater!On arrival we were instructed where to park to conserve space and by the time we left the lot was full. There is rentals here for a wetsuit, but not...More

1  Thank Avinash J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our 2nd year in a row for this trip. We needed something that would accommodate kids aged 7 - 19, but keep all of them engaged. This was definitely it! The guides are knowledgeable and fun, the scenery is gorgeous, and the rapids...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

What an awesome trip, great guides and the staff to and from are super friendly. Thank you We also went on a twenty five mile bike ride, 100% down hill ride-wow

1  Thank Stan M
Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you, Stan! It's great to hear that you had a great weekend! Come back to visit soon!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Had an awesome first time rafting experience on the Level 2 & 3 rapids! The team of guides were amazing - very professional, focused on safety and at the same time ensured we had good fun. (Thanks Emily, Creek(?) and Andy!!). The locations are very...More

2  Thank alags
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Had done the family ride earlier (okie dokie for beginners, good start for kids). And moved on to the level 3 rapids this time. Seemed a little long and monotonous until the rapids gave us the best adventure time. Staff were helpful, very jovial and...More

1  Thank v1234v
Pocono W, Owner at Pocono Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you! We're so happy you had a great experience with us! Come back again soon!

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19 July 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
they give you a water 'proof' plastic bucket to carry your lunch in. ours was watertight. If you buy their lunches, they come.in water resistant bags.
pankaj r
6 May 2017|
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Response from cajeanpaul | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! My entire family are non-swimmers and we have a blast each year!! Just stay in your boat. There are a few times when they allow you to get in the water but that is often in spots where the water is extremely... More
6 March 2017|
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Response from Pocono W | Property representative |
Hi Maygon, Thanks for your interest! It depends on which trip you took the first time around. The Pirate Adventure is similar to our family style adventure as it is on the same section of the river. It's a fun filled day for... More