Third Dead River White Water Rafting Release of 2018

The Dead River is a limited release white water rafting experience with only 8 days of rafting each season. Sunday May 27th is the third scheduled ate of 2018.  The May 27th release is scheduled to be 5500 cubic feet per second which is slightly less extreme than the 2 days earlier in May. 

Third Dead River White Water Rafting Release of 2018

The Dead River is New England's most continuous whitewater rafting experience. It's for adventurers seeking seriously huge whitewater. The raft trip starts just below Grand Falls and goes through 15 miles of class 3 – 5 whitewater rapids. The rafting day ends at the confluence of the Dead and Kennebec Rivers in The Forks, ME. Check the Northern Outdoors Dead River release schedule for all of the available dates in 2018.


Raft trips meet at 7:30 am. We recommend booking one of our many Maine cabin rentals the night before your raft trip. We have options to suit all group sizes and budgets. And at the end of your raft trip you can relax and enjoy one of our Maine craft beers brewed on-site at the Kennebec River Brewery.