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Magic Falls Rafting Company

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Address: 38 Dead River Rd, West Forks, ME 04985-5051
Phone Number: +1 800-207-7238
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Maine's fun, safety-conscious, value-priced whitewater outfitter on the...

Maine's fun, safety-conscious, value-priced whitewater outfitter on the Kennebec and Dead Rivers, offering trips May 1 to Columbus Day. Magic Falls base facility offers a campground with tent sites and cabin tents, a lodge with king, queen and bunk rooms (ADA room) and a restored farmhouse sleeping 16 for family groups who wish to have all the comforts of home. The base has the area's only outdoor climbing wall along with changing rooms and showers, half court basketball, volleyball, recreation pavilion and complimentary float tubes. Magic Falls is famed for its overnight "outback adventure" that include rafting, a hike to Moxie Falls, wildlife safari, tent camping and campfire meals. Magic Falls was the first to offer a double run of the upper Kennebec Gorge for action-packed adventurers and an upper gorge 1/2 day morning trip called "Cheap Thrills"

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Awesome, Awesome!!!!

We had a family outing on the Kennebec, with our Guides JJ and Molly. A true experience of a lifetime, but one that will be repeated soon! From checking in and being assigned... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
David M
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Maine
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Portland, Maine
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

alright so I've been rafting with a different company and sadly they are out of business so i ended up here. overall it was a great time, but i have a few issues. first is the "wood" they supply at the campground. they advertise on their website that bundles are $5 but they are really $6 and what you're getting... More 

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family outing on the Kennebec, with our Guides JJ and Molly. A true experience of a lifetime, but one that will be repeated soon! From checking in and being assigned our rafting guides and a quick but thorough instruction of our "responsibilities" on the river, off to the buses and onto the Dam. Once on the river,... More 

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WFGBethel, Guest Relations Manager at Magic Falls Rafting Company, responded to this review

All of us had an awesome time with your family too! Hope to see you back on the river in the future. JJ, Molly, Abby and the crew. More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Staff is friendly and accommodating, guides are a lot of fun, lodging is clean and affordable, and the experiences you have are something you will never forget. It's almost mind boggling how little you are charged for everything. Been here twice and both times could not have enjoyed myself any more than I did. I refuse look elsewhere for my... More 

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WFGBethel, Public Relations Manager at Magic Falls Rafting Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. We've posted on our magicfalls.com website. Hope to see you and the guys taming the rapids again soon. More 

Lee, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

What an experience. I had the perfect weather for 7000cfs flow on the Dead River. It was an unbelievable trip.I can not express how satisfied I was with this trip. My guide was the absolute best. I intend on returning at a later date this rafting season to further my experiences.

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WFGBethel, Public Relations Manager at Magic Falls Rafting Company, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and we hope you bring outstanding weather on your return trip. More 

The Forks, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I have been rafting with Dave and Donna at Magic Falls since the early 90's and they run an awesome operation. They have great equipment, the guides are well trained safe and fun. The food is good and you are always treated like family. Thanks Dave and Donna for many years of great fun.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Great staff, facilities and guides. We went for an end of season family outing and had a great trip. Although a bit chilly, air temperature was only in the low 40's with water temps in high 60's, the dam release was extra high at 8250 cfm. Very fast, wet trip down the river, nice steak and seafood lunch back at... More 

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Concord, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We went to Magic Falls Rafting Company on September 12th 2015 for our first White Water Rafting Experience. It was the big water release day from the Harris Station Dam on the Kennebec River. The water flow was at 8000cfs. We had a group of 10 people that we came with and had C.J as our guide! My wife, along... More 

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WFGBethel, Guide at Magic Falls Rafting Company, responded to this review

We had a wicked awesome time with your wicked awesome group too! CJ and the Crew. More 

Orange, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The people at Magic Falls are wonderful! Safety first and let the good times begin. Rafting down the Kennebec River was so much fun. Molly was our guide and she was fantastic -- knowledgeable, extremely competent and lots of fun. Lunch was waiting for us after the rafting and it was a super afternoon. This was our first experience and... More 

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WFGBethel, Marketing mgr. at Magic Falls Rafting Company, responded to this review

And we can't wait to guide you down the river again next season-now that you're a veteran. Molly and the Crew More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Fourteen friends and family rafted two days with the best rafting company around! My raft had "Becca" guiding our raft on day one on the Kennebec River. Becca did an awesome job giving both veteran and first time rafters a great ride! Day two we had "Chris St. Laurent" guiding our raft on the Dead River. Now that we were... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We were not disappointed on our first white water rafting experience with Magic Falls Rafting Company. Everyone is very friendly and the company as a whole is safety conscious without being over the top. Beau, our guide, was a seasoned professional and made sure the entire boat, which included a family with 4 young girls, had a good time. The... More 

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