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2056 Mohawk Trail, Charlemont, MA 01339
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rafted the Monroe Bridge trip on the last day of the season in October. We were fortunate to have great weather...upper 70's! Their website provided plenty of advance information, so we felt well informed about what to expect. We arrived early and were greeted...More

Thank MilesJE
Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for rafting with us this fall and enjoying one of the last rides of the season. Thanks for the review and letting us know that you had a great day with Charlotte - she is a super awesome river rafting guide! She loves to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had so much fun! I would recommend this to *any* family, especially with older kids/teens. Our group that August 2018 day was a mom with two kids, (ages 12 and 14), and we certainly had a wide range of paddling and adventure capabilities. No...More

Thank Molly55345
Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for rafting with us and for following up with such a thorough review. We do offer many trips at our Massachusetts location and we lay them out on our website. When reading about a trip offering, simply book that trip. We get many...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had good time and fun on West river in Vermont. Waves were rolling fast and strong and standing tall! Our guide John put as on the best possible line getting all the big stuff ...but safely. I will recommend future paddlers: this stretch is...More

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

Glad you had a great run on our home away from home, the West River in Southern Vermont! Your guide, John, has been on the West since the early 2000's and really knows how to make it safe, wet and fun! Glad you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were first time rafters and went for the 3/4 white rafting trip (monroe bridge). We had such a great time and loved the experience! The family run atmosphere of the business sets you right at ease and helped to calm our...More

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

Thanks for joining us for some thrilling whitewater action! Class 3-4 is no joke for a first time. You were lucky to have a great guide in Dave who trained here in 1999 and has 20 seasons on the Deerfield! See you next trip with...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

By far this was the best family trip to be taken this year. Special thanks to Arthur who sent a card thanking us & giving us a reminder of the memories made that day. THANK YOU!!More

1  Thank Freedom589361
Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Wow, that is a great review: "best family trip to be taken this year". We are all about making family memories at our family rafting business, so glad it was an awesome day with your guide, Arthur. And the personal touch? - guides sending a...More

Reviewed 7 September 2018

Did the class 3/4 white water rafting trip. It was so much fun. Had my 16 year old daughter, husband and another couple with us. My daughter loved it as did everyone else. The place is run like a well-oiled machine from start to finish....More

1  Thank KarenErg
Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thanks for following a great day on the river with a nice review. We will forward your thoughts to your guide, Pat. He is an All-Star on our great River Guide crew. Glad it was an awesome adventure for all 4 of you. And thanks...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

We rafted on the lower Deerfield river. Our guide Charlotte was knowledgeable, calm and funny. She helped my almost 11 year old get over her fears. We went over Zoar gap (class 3 rapid) without a hitch. They serve dinner afterwards and that is great...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

What a fun family day on the river! Thanks for choosing Crab Apple - so glad it was a great day for your kids with Charlotte, a great river guide. Hopefully you'll be back in 2019 for some more fun on the river!

Reviewed 4 September 2018

Took my husband for his birthday and this was his first time rafting. He has not stopped talking about how much fun he had. The guides at Crab Apple are fantastic! Especially Charlotte. Can't wait to go back next season.

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Awesome birthday idea! Glad it was a hit with your boyfriend. Thanks for coming and glad you had a good ride with your awesome guide, Charlotte.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

There are multiple locations, levels and options. Know what you are getting! We did the funyaks in MA for six people ranging age 5-65. It was perfect! We had a wonderful time. They provide a mini water bottle and granola bar but you can bring...More

2  Thank Marika K
Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thanks for choosing Crab Apple and selecting our Funyak (inflatable kayak) trip on the Deerfield River. Such a beautiful and relaxing trip for 8 miles. Sounds like the perfect trip for your crew although as you mention we have a wide range of trips and...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

My husband and I recently enjoyed our first rafting trip, and I just had to share my experience. With three kids ranging in age from 19 down to just shy of 8, I was worried abut finding the right level to accommodate everyone. We did...More

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Frank M, Owner at Crab Apple Whitewater, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Wow, what a great review! So glad this was a memorable day for your family. Crab Apple is a three generation family business and we LOVE hosting families like yours. You were lucky to enjoy the day with Charlotte, she is a wicked awesome raft...More

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13 July 2017|
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Response from appleraft | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay on answering, was not informed of the question by Trip Advisor. Hmmm... Anyway - teens and adventure seekers generally want to run the Deerfield River Monroe Bridge Section of Class 3-4 rapids in western... More
20 June 2017|
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Response from appleraft | Property representative |
Hello - We raft on dam controlled rivers - mainly the Deerfield River in western Massachusetts and the Kennebec River in Maine. Both have daily water flows for great rafting all summer. Check out our trips on the Crab Apple... More