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Use our Adventure Ratings to find the best trip for your group
VERY MILD – Class I and flat water
WILD – Class IV lines, hold on when needed, intense surfing
WICKED WILD – Class V lines, aggressive surfing, paddling, chance of involuntary swimming

UPPER Penobscot River (Class II-v)

Rafting with PA


  • Adventure Rating – Wicked Wild
  • Class II-V Rapids
  • Check In – 8:00 am
  • Age 15+
  • Full Day, Full River Trip
  • Trips Operate Six Days a Week
  • Cookout Lunch
  • Photos & Video Available for Purchase
  • Starting at $119/pp


  • Adventure Rating – Wicked Wild
  • Class IV-V Rapids
  • Check In – 8:00 am
  • Age 15+
  • Full Day – Two Runs of the Class V Section
  • Trips offered Sundays only in the early season, and Thursdays + Sundays in July and August
  • Cookout Lunch
  • Photos & Video Available for Purchase
  • Starting at $149/pp

Lower Penobscot River (Class II-iv)

Adventure on the class 2-4 rapids on the Lower Penobscot River!
Lower River Penobscot Trips are a bit milder, but still a great way to experience the river. 
We highly suggest these trips for first time rafters and families.


  • Adventure Rating – Wild
  • Class I-IV Rapids
  • Check In – 8:00 am
  • Ages 10+ to raft the falls, 9 Yrs and Younger Get in After the Falls
  • Half Day Trip
  • Trips Operate Five Days a Week 
  • Cookout Lunch
  • Photos Available for Purchase – Video is Taken from the Falls Only
  • Starting at $119/pp


  • Adventure Rating – Mild
  • Class I-IV Rapids
  • Check In – 8:00 am
  • Ages 6+ to raft below the falls
  • Half Day Trip – (No Lunch) – Takeout at Abol Store to get Complimentary Ice Cream! 
  • Trips Offered Five Days a Week
  • Photos Available for Purchase – No Video Available 
  • Starting at $94/Adult – $79/Youth

Penobscot Adventures (PA) is part of the New England Outdoor Center (NEOC) family of companies, we run trips through both PA and NEOC. 

Confidently plan your rafting experience with us by “Booking Now” or by calling us at 877-356-9386.

Need a place to stay?  Check out our lodging options.

What’s Included in Every Raft Trip?

  • An awesome bus ride up and down the Golden Road
  • Hot and delicious river lunch – with the exception of the Family Float Trip
  • The best Guides who live, eat, and breathe the Penobscot River
  • Post-trip photo & video presentation (can purchase images on-site or online)
  • What’s Not Included?
  • Taxes and River Access Fees
  • Gratuity for Guides, Bus Drivers, Video Boater/Photographer
  • The sweet NEOC branded gear you get to wear all day long

Photo Opportunities: Purchase your Rafting Photos 

Share the best of the best with family and friends! At Penobscot Adventures / New England Outdoor Center you can purchase photos of your whitewater adventure. Our digital photos are high resolution JPEG images. For more information call us at 1-800-766-7238, or click here!

  • One Photo: $20.00 USD
  • Up to Two Photos: $30.00 USD
  • Entire Album: $50.00 USD
  • Video: $35.00 USD
  • Entire Photo Album & Video Combo: $75.00 USD
  • Prices do not include tax



Additional Information:

  • You Go Free! If you organize a group of 11 mid-week or a group of 16 on a weekend, you go FREE!
  • Private Raft: Available – Please call 207-723-5438 to book.


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