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U.S. Rafting

2981 US Rte 201, West Forks, ME 04985-5046
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Kennebec River

My husband and I had a great time! Our guide was super knowledgeable and frankly hilarious. We're... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rwilde88
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Biddeford, Maine
via mobile
Nice trip

Good trip. Jenna is a great Guide, very safe and knowledgeable. Meal after was good, choice of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gerald M
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Abbot Village, Maine
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Located on the National Scenic Byway, just steps from the Dead River. The West Forks is the center of outdoor recreation in western Maine and attracts visitors each season who come to enjoy the area's many activities.Rafting trips include helmet, PFD, paddle, lunch, & guide! $129 a person and bring a tip for the guide.We can help you find camping or stay at our new location, "The Outpost"!We do birthday parties, bachelor & bachelorette parties, family reunions, kid's camp, and Boy & Girl Scout groups too!We also rent canoes and kayaks and offer over night camping trips and hiking trips.
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  • Terrible1%
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“dead river” (29 reviews)
“kennebec river” (32 reviews)
“rafting trip” (44 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2981 US Rte 201, West Forks, ME 04985-5046
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I had a great time! Our guide was super knowledgeable and frankly hilarious. We're already planning another trip with U.S. Rafting!

Thank rwilde88
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usrafting2018, General Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are so excited that you had a great time!! We cant wait to have you back!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good trip. Jenna is a great Guide, very safe and knowledgeable. Meal after was good, choice of steak, chicken or veggie burger. Changing rooms need work, at least some weights on the bottom of the curtains to keep them from blowing open! We plan to...More

Thank Gerald M
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usrafting2018, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you!!!! We are so glad you had a great time!! I will have the crew work on the curtains, thank you for letting us know.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing. Highlight of my trip. Initially I was scared of our raft flipping over but when it did, it was the best thing!!

Thank Erika F
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usrafting2018, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you! We are happy you have a good time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone on 3 different trips up to US rafting and what a blast! My friends and I had never been rafting and the crew was super informative, made you feel safe, and also had fun while doing so. I recommend this to anyone...More

Thank Katie J
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usrafting2018, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Katie! We are glad you and your friend had fun!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went on a girls trip with few of my friends. We're all over 60 and while we were excited about the trip, were a little nervous. But our fears were quickly calmed by the staff at US Rafting. They were so great and reassuring...More

Thank slions17
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usrafting2018, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you! Check it off the bucket list and come back to see us again!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Words do not decribe how alwful my trip with this rafting company was. I am still shocked the day after. I took my 62 year old Mom on this trip that she has been dreaming about for over two years. This was big deal for...More

Thank Jeremy R
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USRafting, Owner at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This is Bill and I'm the owner of U.S Rafting. I had to read this a couple of times and I, too, was upset at what this world has become. Jokes about gender or our society is not what we are about here at U.S....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Son (11) and I have done rafting and kayaking trips from Alaska to Colorado and this was the best one day on the water with a guide (Oliver) we have had to date. Very friendly, efficient and educated team. Highly recommend and hope to...More

Thank York S
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USRafting, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, that's some high praise since Alaska and Colorado have some world renowned rafting! We are glad that Oliver showed you a good time and look forward to seeing you back on one of our Dead River trips. Welcome to the US Rafting Family!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with a school group and had a blast! The guides were all characters and were as much a part of the experience as the rafting itself! One of my students was nervous, having never gone before, and our guide, Ollie, was great! Ollie...More

Thank John L
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USRafting, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad to hear that Ollie kept you all safe while showing you a good time! We are looking forward to having you back! Welcome to the US Rafting Family!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

US Rafting is a company that makes you feel at home as soon as you arrive. We had a long drive and after showing us to our room at the lodge (on site) welcomed us to sit around the fire. Our room was spacious and...More

Thank michelledaigle2016
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USRafting, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you all had a great time and for staying with US! Welcome to the US Rafting Family!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

yesterday was my 7th time white water rafting with US Rafting and i've loved each time! I've gone down both the dead and the kennebec and you can't go wrong with either. I've had all different guides and they were all great. this was the...More

Thank Amanda W
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USRafting, Manager at U.S. Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Glad you had a great time! Welcome to the US Rafting Family!

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Response from amesl97 | Reviewed this property |
If you stay in the Lodge they do, but if you are just rafting you need to bring your own.
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