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Address: Weatherly, PA 18255
Phone Number: +1 570-443-9532
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River is an exciting adventure through the...

Whitewater rafting on the Lehigh River is an exciting adventure through the Pocono Mountain Region of PA. Three trip options are available: Family Style Whitewater suitable for ages 5+, Our Premier Whitewater Trip for ages 9+ through Class II-III rapids, or our most challenging Whitewater Marathon that takes you through 25 miles of the Lehigh Gorge State Park. No matter your experience level, the Lehigh River offers a trip meant for you! Join us at the Lehigh River Adventure Center to combine your rafting experience with camping, biking, hiking, paintball, and more. Onsite dining services provides three meals a day for a reasonable price.

It's the most fun you'll have all year!

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Whitewater Challenge

Great Day on the Lehigh River.! The guides were amazing , the day was hot, and the fun was endless !! Must do if you are in the Poconos

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania
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Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Day on the Lehigh River.! The guides were amazing , the day was hot, and the fun was endless !! Must do if you are in the Poconos

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thank you! We agree, it's the perfect outdoor adventure if you are in the Pocono Mountain region. Fun for the whole family. More 

Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time the guides we very professional and made the day a lot of fun with plenty of time to relax and swim in the river. Can't wait to go again on a Dan release day

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Dam release whitewater on the Lehigh River is the perfect step up from one of our Family Style trips. Get ready to have fun and get soaked! More 

Newark, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Whitewater Challengers! We've been rafting the Leigh for years now. It's always a great time with friends! My very first rafting experience was with Whitewater Challengers, and it was such a great time that we never saw a reason to raft with anyone else! We stepped up our game this year and headed up to the Black River.... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Sounds awesome, I hope you get to experience all three of the rivers Whitewater Challengers rafts on. The Hudson and Black Rivers are a great next step after you have been on the Lehigh River. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for providing this great organized fun experience! They watch out for your safety but provide a fantastic party atmosphere. They run a really smooth operation so you don't worry about a thing. Just follow the simple instructions they give. The ride we did was after a dam release. I was a first timer and had a fun challenge... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us on the Lehigh River! Rafting is the perfect day trip in the Poconos, have fun, get soaked, and experience an outdoor adventure. Hope to see you on the river again soon. More 

Tuckerton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Girl Scout troop attended a "Scout Rally" weekend. Basically, there was nothing there that made this weekend different than any other weekend. We found out about this place through their brochure they sent to our council, which once we arrived and looked at their website is completely different. Most of the staff are young adults or teenagers that can... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear about your experience, we will certainly be addressing this at our campground. Keep your eyes out for our 2017 brochures with new and interesting programs in the works for next season. We hope to see you come back for another Lehigh River rafting trip with the girls. More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, this place and staff are really great! They answer any and all questions. They are professional but fun. We live in VA, but definitely will be back to this rafting company. There are plenty of signs to get you where you need to go. Stores and snack bars on site in case you forgot anything. Pros: Good price,... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! Glad to hear you'd like to come back and that it's worth the treck from VA. More 

Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend this trip to any and everyone! It's definitely a workout rafting for 4 hours but it's so beautiful. The amazing atmosphere and wildlife as well as the hustle and bustle of the rapids, working as a team to get through them. You get wet, you fall out of the boat, you get stuck on a rock, and you... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

That's the beauty of rafting vs. an amusement park ride. You get to experience nature and have a blast while doing it. The effort of working as a team and navigating the rapids is just as rewarding as the fun you have! More 

Marlboro, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very happy with the company and the trip. The water was not very high over the 4th of July weekend but we still have a great time. We use to go down the Delaware river but after being treated very poorly by an outfitter there we decided to change over to this company and the Lehigh river experience.... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We are happy to have our new shower building to offer this year. Next time try out one of our dam release weekends for slightly higher class rapids. July 4th weekend is always a non-release weekend so there isn't enough water for us to run rafts through the Lehigh Gorge State Park where the action is... More 

Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our group's 6th year camping and whitewater rafting at Whitewater Challengers Lehigh location. As always, our group had a great time. Everyone feel that Whitewater Challengers is a really organized and well-run operation. There are no complaints. Their property is very clean and well-kept and the staff is knowledgeable, helpful, and professional. This year one of our rafters... More 

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thanks for the great comments! We're glad to hear your scouts enjoy the trip year after year. We are looking forward to seeing the Troop for year number 7! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this on a whim and was not disappointed. It was our first time rafting and we had a great time. Rented one of the cabins for the night. It was clean and roomy as were all of the facilities. All of the staff, especially the river guides, were friendly and informative.

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Ken P, Manager at Whitewater Challengers, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback! Can't wait to see you on the river again. More 

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