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Huge whitewater excitement on the Dead River

Huge whitewater excitement on the Dead River

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First Dead River White Water Rafting Release of 2018


The Dead River is a limited release white water rafting experience with only 8 days of rafting each season. Saturday May 12th is the first scheduled release date of 2018. The May 12th release is scheduled to be 7000 cubic feet per second which is the highest flow rate on the Dead River all year.

The Dead River is New England's most continuous whitewater rafting experience. It's for adventurers seeking seriously huge whitewater. The raft trip starts just below Grand Falls and goes through 15 miles of class 3 – 5 whitewater rapids. The rafting day ends at the confluence of the Dead and Kennebec Rivers in The Forks, ME. Check the Northern Outdoors Dead River release schedule for all of the available dates in 2018.

Raft trips meet at 7:30 am. We recommend booking one of our many Maine cabin rentalsthe night before your raft trip. We have options to suit all group sizes and budgets. And at the end of your raft trip you can relax and enjoy one of our Maine craft beers brewed on-site at the Kennebec River Brewery.

Dead River raft trips meet at Northern Outdoors @ 7:30 am

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