Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers

Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers provides guided and non-guided whitewater rafting trips through the Lehigh River Gorge in Pennsylvania's Poconos Mountains Region

Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers

Whitewater Rafting: : Adventure Center at Lehigh Gorge

The Lehigh River Gorge in the western portion of the Poconos, near Jim Thorpe, is one of the nation's most popular destinations for whitewater rafting and Whitewater Challengers offers rafting trips for all levels of experience - and they've been doing so for decades.

Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers offers trips throughout the season through the Lehigh River Gorge, featuring easier tours for ages 5 and up, and exhilarating whitewater for ages 10 and up. Guides, gear, and shuttles to and from the river are included.

In addition to the rafting trips, Whitewater Challengers also offers kayaking and mountain biking rentals and guided trips through out the area.

Ask about dam release weekends when extra water fills the river gorge.

 

Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers

Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers serving fun on the Lehigh River

Whitewater rafting is the most popular adventure outing offered by the Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers. Rafting trips range from easy (suitable for ages 5 and up) to exhilarating (recommended for ages 10 and up). The Lehigh River in the Poconos features fun-filled rapids and spectacular wilderness scenery. Guides, gear and shuttles to and from the river are provided by the outfitter.

Camping at the Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers is a real convenience for rafters who come to enjoy the whitewater rapids of the Lehigh River. Amenities include a full service camp store, snack bar, meal service, hot showers, a recreation field including basketball and volleyball, and nearby hiking and biking trails. You are welcome to bring your own tent, or rent a bunkhouse at the Adventure Campground.

Mountain biking is another favorite activity offered by the Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers. A 25-mile, all-downhill rails-to-trails route follows the Lehigh River as it courses through a remote wilderness gorge in the Poconos. Bike rentals and shuttles to and from the trail are available April through October.

Whitewater kayaking clinics teach the basics of kayaking, and are ideal for visitors who want to take their whitewater experience to the next level. The two-day kayaking course includes all gear, instructors and shuttles to and from the water.

Adventure Center at Whitewater Challengers
PO Box 8
White Haven, Pennsylvania 18661

(800) 443-RAFT (7238)

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Camping is available right at the Adventure Center, along with rails-to-trails bike trips, kayaking clinics, disc golf and other programs and activities. See details below with links to learn more.

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