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Mega Dam Release Weekend

October 09, 2021

Peak Fall Foliage & A Mega Dam Release Rafting Trip!

Visit Jim Thorpe in the Pocono Mountains and experience the vibrant autumn hues, high water, and a day of whitewater rafting.  The foliage will be peaking and The Francis E. Walter Dam will be releasing more than three times the amount of water than normal.

All of our whitewater raft trips are guided from beginning to end.  Children ages 8 and up are welcome.  This is a fun, thrilling, and memorable whitewater rafting adventure for the whole family!


2021 Whitewater Dam Release Dates


  • Daily, natural flow whitewater releases


  • Daily, natural flow whitewater releases
  • Plus, an extra boost from the dam on the 15th, 22nd, 29th & 30th


  • Natural flow from the 1st thru 6th,
  • Plus, an extra boost from the dam on the 12th, 13th, 26th & 27th


  • 10th & 11th, 24th & 25th, 31st


  • 1st, 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th, 21st & 22nd, 28th & 29th


  • 4th & 5th


  • Daily, natural flow whitewater releases
  • Plus a MEGA Dam Release on the 9th & 10th


If these dates do not fit your schedule or you are looking for something a little less adventurous, our Family Style Whitewater Rafting Trip is an alternate option.

2021 Whitewater Dam Release Rates

  • Individual – $69.99 (ages 8 & up)
  • One person will raft for FREE when you bring a group 10 rafters, two raft for FREE when you bring 20 rafters, and so on.  For details, check out all of our FREE Whitewater Rafting Group Leader Benefits!


Whitewater Rafting Rates Include

  • All necessary whitewater rafting equipment
  • Life jacket
  • 5 gallon bucket with lid to store your lunch
  • Free parking
  • Post-trip bonfire
  • Change rooms
  • Shuttle service to/from the river
  • Professional river guides


Rafting Trip Notes

  • Most of our rafts accommodate 4 to 6 people.
  • You will stop for lunch mid-way.  Lunch is not provided, however, sub lunches can be purchased from our Broken Paddle Bar and Grill upon your arrival.
  • If you forget something you can pick it up in our whitewater rafting retail shop.
  • Your photo is taken on the river and available for purchase in our store at the end of your day or online at
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