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Jim Thorpe River Adventures

One Adventure Lane, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
570-325-2570
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Ranked #6 of 8 Activities in Jim Thorpe
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Leesburg, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Town of Jim Thorpe is a fascinating blend of high-end works of art, Huge church steeples, historic mansions, delicious food, a fascinating history, and incredible views. The town was named for Jim Thorpe, a super athlete of his day. It is also a horrifying look at a shameful part of our history: the virtual enslavement of those who worked... More 

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Collegeville, PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We took the shortest raft trip with two inexperienced 11-year-olds and we all had a Lot of fun. First off: All the staff were friendly, energetic, and helpful. The facilities were clean and Not overcrowded (on Labor Day Weekend, no less). Even the transport buses were clean and didn’t have that funky river stink. More importantly, the buses were waiting... More 

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Ooh, i was so glad i had my first rafting adventure with them! The best part was our guide was Mike who i believe was the senior guide in the batch working that day! We were briefed before we started our journey in the river and I felt so safe and secured. Mike not only taught us technics but also... More 

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Jim Thorpe River Adventures provided a fun day of whitewater rafting while we were camping in the area. They really focus on safety here so it's suitable for beginners and families with young kids. Before you begin, life jackets are handed out and wearing them is mandatory when you're on the water. A safety orientation is also given to emphasize... More 

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Brooklyn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Before you go to rafting, make sure to call and check out what time they start. My family was there on August 24. they had two trips, one at 10am and another at 1pm. we joined the Easy Water Rafting at 10am and had blast till 3:20pm.During the trip, your raft along with others went through both calm and rapid... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This was our group's first and last rafting trip to JT Rafts in the Poconos. We were celebrating my 29th birthday and were looking to have an enjoyable and stress free day. Instead, we were treated like 3rd graders being told stop every 20 minutes, paddle in single file and listen to endless instructions. Things didn't start smoothly as the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Jerry and his guides were professional, efficient and completely organized. They were relaxed and funny, but with safety first. They made this experience just wonderful. We'll be back!!

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Canton, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

What a wonderful outing we had. The 12 of us ( 8 adults, 1 teen, 2 preteens and one 8 yr. old ) couldn't have had a better time. After donning our life jackets and photo op-ing, we gathered around our head guide AJ for safety instructions, gathered our bail buckets and headed to the bus. During our 20 minute... More 

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pa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We just did the intro to white water on June 14th we had wanted to do the Class 3 but the river wasn't up enough. I have no complaints as they fit us in on the schedule when we stopped on Friday after we knew the weather forecast. If you are expecting a tour guide in your raft there isn't... More 

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Montgomery, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The folks here are truly organized. They offer great trips and know the river well. They provide great instruction and are safety conscious

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