Directions

We have two main locations, so before hitting the road, please verify that you're coming to the correct address.

For whitewater rafting (except Concord River and West River trips), zipline, river kayaking, lodging, whitewater instruction, and outdoor leadership training:

Zoar Outdoor
7 Main St.
Charlemont, Massachusetts

For flatwater kayak and stand up paddleboard rentals and guided trips; bike rentals and guided trips; snowshoe and cross country ski rentals and guided trips:

Zoar Adventure Center
36 West Main St.
Wilmington, Vermont

For Google map directions to our 7 Main Street, Charlemont, Massachusetts location: (**Note, Google says your destination is on the left, but it's actually on the right!)

To get to 7 Main St, Charlemont, MA from Boston

  • Take Route 2 west. Where Route 2 merges with Interstate 91 in Greenfield, take 91 south, but be sure to exit again onto Route 2 west at the next exit (exit 26).
  • Zoar Outdoor is about 17 miles west of this exit. We’re based in a red colonial on the north side of the road. Look for the blue, white and green sign.
  • Driving time from downtown approximately 2 1/2 hours.

To get to 7 Main St, Charlemont, MA from New York City:

  • Take Interstate 95 north to Interstate 91 north.
  • Take exit 26 in Massachusetts and follow Route 2 west for about 17 miles. We’re based in a red colonial on the north side of the road. Look for the blue, white and green sign.
  • Driving time from Manhattan approximately 3 1/2 - 4 hours, depending upon traffic.

To get to 7 Main St, Charlemont, MA from Albany, NY:

  • Take Route 2 east through North Adams.
  • Continue past North Adams and over the mountain, about 20 miles. Our base is the red house on the north side of Route 2 on the western outskirts of the town center. Look for the blue, white and green sign.
  • Driving time approximately 1 1/2 hours.

For directions to Zoar Adventure Center at 36 West Main St, Wilmington VT

To get to 36 West Main St, Wilmington VT from New York City:

  • Take Interstate 95 north to Interstate 91 north.
  • Take 91 north into Vermont and get off at exit 2 onto Route 9 west.
  • Continue on Route 9 west for approximately 18.5 miles.  The Zoar Adventure Center will be on your left at the west end of the town of Wilmington.
  • Driving time from Manhattan approximately 3 3/4 - 4 hours, depending upon traffic.  Drive time from Hartford, Connecticut is about 1 3/4 hours

To get to 36 West Main St, Wilmington VT from Boston:

  • Take Route 2 west. Where Route 2 merges with Interstate 91 in Greenfield, merge onto 91 north.
  • Take 91 north into Vermont and get off at exit 2 onto Route 9 west.
  • Continue on Route 9 west for approximately 18.5 miles.  The Zoar Adventure Center will be on your left at the west end of the town of Wilmington.
  • Driving time from downtown approximately 2 1/2 hours.

To get to 36 West Main St, Wilmington VT From Albany, NY:

  • Take I-787 north to exit 9E where you merge onto NY 7 east toward Troy and Bennington VT.
  • Continue on VT 279 east.
  • Keep right at the fork.  Follow signs for US 7 south and merge onto US 7 south.
  • In half a mile take the VT 279 east exit on the left.  Merge onto VT 279.
  • Turn left onto Main Street.
  • Continue onto VT 9 east.
  • In about 18.5 miles, you'll see the Zoar Adventure Center on your right just as you enter the center of Wilmington.
  • Driving time approximately 1 1/4 hours.

For Concord River rafting trips:

UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center
50 Warren Street
Lowell, MA 01852
The phone number for the hotel is 978-934-6920

From Route 3 North take exit 30N to the Lowell Connector. 

From Route 3 South take exit 30A to the Lowell Connector. 

From Route 495 North/South take exit 35C to the Lowell Connector. 

At the end of the Lowell Connector, take a left onto Gorham Street.  Go through three sets of lights, take a right onto Church Street.  Take the next left onto George Street. The hotel will be in front of you.  Parking is available at the Lower Locks Garage.  We will have a suite at the hotel for check-in.

 

For West River rafting trips:

Stratton Mountain Resort - please contact our office for directions to the exact meeting place