Dead River Release Event - Sunday, September 3rd: (Labor Day Weekend): 5500 cfs
The BEST whitewater of the year is on the Dead River - Labor Day Weekend -Sept 2nd with a release of 5500+ cfs! Only 8 releases a season varying at 3500cfs to 7000cfs. More continuous whitewater than any other river in the East - limited space - book early and go BIG. Class III, IV, and V whitewater from below Grand Falls to the confluence of the Kennebec and Dead Rivers.
2018 DEAD RIVER RELEASE SCHEDULE SPRING RELEASES: May and June Saturday, May 12th, 7000 + cfs Saturday, May 19th 7000 + cfs Sunday , May 27th (Memorial Weekend): 5500+ cfs - Spring Raft 'n Brews Weekend Saturday, June 2nd: 5000 cfs Saturday, June 9th: 3500 cfs - Summer Flow Trip (Standard: High Adventure Sport Rafts) *Potential for HUGE Water with additional spring runoff SUMMER & FALL RELEASES: August, September, October Releases: Sunday, September 2nd: (Labor Day Weekend): 5500 cfs Saturday, September 15th: 3500 cfs Summer Flow Trip (Standard: High Adventure Sport Rafts) Saturday, October 6th*: 6000 cfs Octoberfest Fall Raft 'n Brews Weekend Cfs = cubic feet per second, a measure of release volume