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Crab Apple Whitewater

3 Lake Moxie Rd, The Forks, ME 04985-3433
+1 800-553-7238
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Excellent Trip:10/10

We had a wonderful experience with Crab Apple today. For any newcomers: Crab Apple is filled with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gerald N
Great trip on the Kennebec River

We have been with Crab Apple several times. Always an excellent time with great employees and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Thomas D
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Family owned and operated since 1983, Crab Apple Whitewater, Inc. offers over twenty different whitewater rafting adventures on rivers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Our whitewater rafting trips range from mild, family rafting, geared for kids ages 5 and older, to WILD river adventures. Whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, and paintball offer great options to craft a unique and outstanding adventure experience. Comfortable overnight lodging, pub and restaurant complete the amenities at our Maine location. Join us as we celebrate over 30 years of whitewater outfitting in New England.
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“kennebec river” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
3 Lake Moxie Rd, The Forks, ME 04985-3433
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+1 800-553-7238
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"steak"
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"class trip"
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"the location is perfect"
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"heated pool"
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"paint ball"
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"family owned business"
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"an amazing trip"
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"life preservers"
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"the cottages"
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"comfortable beds"
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"great rafting"
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"the grill"
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"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful experience with Crab Apple today. For any newcomers: Crab Apple is filled with amicable staff members, great food, and an overall welcoming atmosphere that caters to an array of backgrounds from families, solo visitors, and school programs. Our experience was immensely...More

Thank Gerald N
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been with Crab Apple several times. Always an excellent time with great employees and guides. Beside the great people at Crab Apple, they are located right on the river and there is no bus ride after the River Run. Just walk across the...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for being a loyal Crab Apple rafter! We love taking old friends down the Kennebec River thru the beautiful gorge and big waves. And you can't beat our riverside location!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great whitewater, great equipment, great venue, great food and the best River Guide - Alex "Crambie". Alex gave us history, lowdown, names of the whitewater holes, took the time to teach us all to "surf" the holes. I would definitely recommend CrabApple and specifically Alex...More

Thank Shawn J
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Frank M, General Manager at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the "Amazing!!!" review. You were lucky to run the river with Alex, a veteran and local guide who knows every rock and wave on the Deerfield River.Ask for him to guide your next trip, see you then.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and two granddaughters came to visit from North Carolina, and we decided to do something a little different with them - kayak down the Deerfield River. What a hit! Crab Apple Whitewater is so friendly, efficient, and helpful in getting everything, and everyone,...More

Thank Philip W
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great idea - get outside with the grandkids for the day on the Deerfield River! You picked a great activity for everyone and we're so glad that the kids (and big kids!) had a great afternoon in our inflatable kayaks! Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from 2 nights at crabapple whitewater in the Forks. The staff is so wonderful. It is a family owned business and by the end of the trip we felt like part of the family. breakfast was included each morning plus lunch...More

Thank Jamie T
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, thanks for following your rafting vacation with such a thorough review! We really, really love what we do and we're glad it shows! Rafting is awesome in Maine and we enjoy our trip down the river every single day. Glad you felt at home...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crab Apple Our 8th trip to Crab Apple was amazing. The staff was very kind and helpful. The Whitewater rafting was so much fun the kids and adults loved it. The paintball was a blast and was a perfect day for it. Thank you to...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a great idea for a Class trip! So glad you and your classmates enjoyed the rafting experience as well as the Paintball game after rafting. Sounds like an action packed day for sure!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved my class trip to Crab Apple. The staff was very kind. The Whitewater rafting was so fun. They have plenty of courses to play on and different types of games with paint ball. I would absolutely do it again.

Thank Ethan W
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for writing a review about your class trip. We host many schools each spring and you bring lots of positive energy to Crab Apple! We love riding the Kennebec River waves with all of you!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very kind. Rafting was fun & so was paintball. It was a cool class trip to go on. I would do this again.

Thank Emma W
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for writing a review about your recent Class rafting and adventure trip. Your Class was tons of fun and seemed to really love the adventure of rafting the Kennebec River. Have a great summer!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our class went here on a trip and it was a great experience. It was my first time ever going whitewater rafting and it was amazing. We got there and ate breakfast which was so good. Then we went rafting with our guide Rob, he...More

Thank Daniel H
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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, what a full day on your Class Trip! Glad you loved it all - rafting, paintball, good food, the pool, etc.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went rafting with my 8th grade homeroom yesterday, June 10. I had a lot of fun, and I am sure my classmates did too. I would recommend this rafting company for everyone. It's a fun experience for all and if it wasn't for Rob...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing your recent Class Trip - sounds like you loved the full day of rafting and Paintball. Our family really enjoyed hosting your school and your Classmates.

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