by Cassie Hayden
It's hard to think about whitewater rafting when we're still pulling on the winter layers, but this is the perfect time to plan your trip with us. Summer rafting is always wonderful, but did you know what a great deal you can get with an early season trip? The Millers River is an exciting local option for high water and big fun during Spring thaw in April and May. We had our second biggest season ever on the Millers this past year and hope for a similar experience with all this “white water” we’ve received this year in the form of snow.
April rafting on the Concord River is one of the best-kept secrets in Massachusetts whitewater, but we don't want it to stay that way. Only 30 minutes north of Boston, this advanced trip offers adventure-packed class III and IV whitewater amid urban scenery. The Concord is like rafting nowhere else: you'll run the river twice, getting a double dose of the three exciting rapids, and the trip concludes in an 1850s lock chamber that brings you right into downtown Lowell.