For people living in the Eastern United States, Pennsylvania whitewater rafting trips are available on the Youghiogheny River. This river is an easy drive from many of the larger metropolitan areas of the Eastern seaboard. Driving time from Washington DC is just over 3 hours.
Youghiogheny River Rafting Trips (Class III-IV):
Every summer, thousands of people enjoy the spectacular scenery, and exciting Class III and IV rapids of the Youghiogheny Gorge. Controlled water releases by the Army Corp of Engineers means great flows throughout the summer.
The 3 sections of the “Yough” provide something for everyone. The mile Middle Yough features superb scenery while paddling Class II rapids through Pennsylvania’s deepest gorge. The Class III Lower Yough is continuous whitewater challenging enough for the experts but not overwhelming for the beginners. Finally, the Upper Yough is an awesome, steep, boulder-strewn class V adventure.
Go Rafting with A Commercial Outfitter in Pennsylvania
Whitewater Adventurers has operated river trips in Pennsylvania for over 40 years. Their commitment to quality on and off the water, keeps their guests returning year after year.
Visit their website for more information about Pennsylvania Whitewater Rafting.
More About Rafting in Pennsylvania
The most popular rivers in Pennsylvania are the 3 sections of the Youghiogheny. These rivers cut their way through some of the most rugged mountain terrain in Maryland and Pennsylvania providing amazing scenery and exciting whitewater.