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About Berkshire Whitewater
We provide whitewater and scenic rafting trips to all ages and abilities on the Deerfield River as well as other local seasonal runs. The Deerfield river offers something for everybody - Mild to Wild!
Opens in 21 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Charlemont, MA
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All reviews these guys homemade cookies high energy class iii rapids the river my birthday rafting trip water shoes bison boy scout troop staff was very friendly mountain coaster nice lunch great family fun just the right amount white water rafting made us feel
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We’ve had two climactic whitewater experiences with J.d., zack and crew. These guys know what they’re doing. The dam releases were a blast to ride, and the midway stop for snacks was a perfectly timed break. I would recommend bringing non-cotton swimming suits and renting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank AliciaH904
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We had such an enjoyable time whitewater rafting with Berkshire East! The staff was very friendly and high energy. It made for an incredible bachelorette weekend. Can’t wait to come back and slay the rapids again soon!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We went with our Girl Scout troop and were able to camp right on site. The girls loved the rafting, our guides were a blast and river was great! We did the Fife Brook trip which was up to class III rapids, perfect for our...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We had so much fun with our river guide, Bison! He was expert at handling our raft, kept us laughing, and had great spirit. The river was uncrowded and gorgeous and the lunch was delicious and of excellent quality, right down to the organic bread....More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank louisesophia
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Came here with a family of four and it was a lot of fun. It was a relatively early start given the hour long drive to Charlemont but very manageable. We were given gear (life jacket, paddle etc) and closed toe booties are available for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ReeceLiang
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Had a blast with J.D. and crew. This is totally the trip to book! We did Fife Brook with a group of eight, split into two boats. During the slower parts of the river, the guides had us do some fun stuff - definitely making...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank coloaj
Reviewed 25 July 2018

very organized process. you need water shoes of some type or crocks that have a heel strap. If you do not they will give you these neoprene water "booties" that really feel gross to wear. you forget about it during the fun but next time...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank suzytravelxpert
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Great trip with Boy Scout troop. We camped onsite which was really nice. Lunch was generous with a warm cookie for dessert. Guides were friendly, informative about the river and knew how to have fun. Thanks Berkshire Whitewater rafting team!!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Thank you to Dom, Zach and especially our guide Amy. This experience was even better than expected. I would go again and again if I could. Hands down best birthday I've ever had. They are funny, make you feel safe by teaching the techniques.. Then...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Shauna D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Thank you to everyone at Berkshire Whitewater for making our trip so great. Knowledgeable guides who know how to make a good time, while always making sure we are being safe. Thank you very much, and looking forward to coming again!

Date of experience: September 2017
5  Thank 722spencerr
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15 June 2018|
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Response from BerkshireWhitewater | Property representative |
Hello jereyscouter, We get this question a lot! Yes, our PFDs will help any non-swimmer. We often take people on all of our trips that can not swim. Our Fife Brook trip is built for beginners and folks that are looking for... More
19 August 2017|
Response from BerkshireWhitewater | Property representative |
We typically do not cancel our trips due to rain or thunder or lightening. It is always dependent on the storm and the timing. However, yes, if you're not able to reschedule, we will offer a refund if we have to cancel due... More