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Whitewater Dam Release

August 12, 2018

Experience the best whitewater rafting in the Tri-State area.

Come whitewater raft the Lehigh River when the water levels are at their highest.  Water released from the Francis E. Walter Dam raises water levels and brings whitewater rafting to a whole new level.  You’ll find yourself navigating Class II & Class III rapids through the beautiful, scenic Lehigh Gorge.

Never rafted before?  No problem!  All of our whitewater raft trips are guided from beginning to end.  Safe for children ages 8 and up.  This is a fun, thrilling, and memorable whitewater rafting adventure for the whole family!

2018 Dam Release Rates

 

RATES INCLUDE

  • All necessary whitewater rafting equipment
  • Life jacket
  • Free parking
  • Post trip bonfire
  • Change rooms
  • Shuttle service to/from the river
  • Professional river guides

 

TRIP NOTES

  • Each raft will 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 Grille upon your arrival.
  • If you forget something you can pick it up in our 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 PoconoWhitewaterPhotos.com.

 

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2018 Dam Release Dates

April

  • Daily, natural flow whitewater releases

May

  • Daily, natural flow whitewater releases
  • Plus, an extra boost from the dam on the 12th, 19th, 26th & 27th

June

  • Natural flow from the 1st thru 8th
  • Plus, an extra boost from the dam on the 9th, 10th, 23rd & 24th

July

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

August

  • 4th & 5th, 11th & 12th, 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th

September

  • 1st & 2nd

October

  • Daily, natural flow whitewater releases
  • Plus a MEGA Dam Release on the 6th & 7th

 

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.

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