Whitewater Rafting

Pocono Whitewater Dam Release

May 20th, 2019 | Whitewater Rafting | Tags: , , , ,

Whitewater Dam Release

Experience the best whitewater rafting in the Pocono area (and definitely the Tri-State)!

Where will the fun & excitement take place:

Dam Release Whitewater Rafting on the Lehigh Gorge

What you’ll experience:

You’ll be surrounded by state park protected mountains while enjoying 12 miles and 4-5 hours of Class II, III whitewater rafting and breathtaking scenery. This is a fun, thrilling, and memorable whitewater rafting adventure that everyone from ages 8 and up can enjoy – no experience necessary!

What to expect:

You’ll paddle through 17 rapids, laugh, get wet and have an amazing day outdoors. There is nothing like our whitewater dam release!

Pocono Whitewater Dam Release Dates

Below you will find the upcoming dam release dates and other activities you can take part in. For even more adventures you can also visit poconowhitewater.com & skirmish.com


Daily, natural flow whitewater releases
Plus, an extra boost from the dam on the 12th, 19th, 26th & 27th


Natural flow from the 1st thru 8th
Plus, an extra boost from the dam on the 9th, 10th, 23rd & 24th


7th & 8th, 21st & 22nd, 28th & 29th


4th & 5th, 11th & 12th, 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th


1st & 2nd


Daily, natural flow whitewater releases
Plus a MEGA Dam Release on the 6th & 7th

If these dates do not fit your schedule or you are looking for something a little less adventurous, our Family Style Whitewater Rafting Trip is an alternate option.

Whitewater Rafting on the Lehigh Gorge

Come whitewater raft the Lehigh River when the water levels are at their highest.  Water released from the Francis E. Walter Dam raises water levels and brings whitewater rafting to a whole new level.  You’ll find yourself navigating Class II & Class III rapids through the beautiful, scenic Lehigh Gorge.

Never rafted before?  No problem!  All of our whitewater raft trips are guided from beginning to end.  Safe for children ages 8 and up.  This is a fun, thrilling, and memorable whitewater rafting adventure for the whole family!

Let us show you why we’re the best whitewater rafting adventure company on the East Coast!