When spring warms the air each April, eager adventurers pull on river gear and jump on the whitewater rivers of Massachusetts. Long cherished by paddlers for its high water, spring is a great time for everyone to take advantage of the whitewater excitement offered only during this short season. Zoar Outdoor, a whitewater rafting outfitter in western Massachusetts, runs two unique spring rivers that capture the thrill of the season while offering great opportunities to get outdoors and experience adventure.
With winter hitting its stride, Berkshire East Ski Resort and the Hawk Mountain Lodge at Zoar Outdoor are teaming up to help skiers afford a getaway. Through the Ski and Stay program, each guest staying at Hawk Mountain Lodge, just ¼ mile from Berkshire East, gets $10 off a lift ticket at the ski resort for each night of their stay. Additionally, winter rates at Hawk Mountain Lodge represent a 20% discount over normal rates.
If you're curious about whitewater kayaking, this is the best weekend of the summer to give it a try! These playful whitewater kayaks are a blast, and we're ready to give you the foundation of skills in a comfortable and supportive learning environment. Click Here
Every year, for one day, we get to one of Vermont’s hidden gems - the West River. The West River is a perfect mix of adventure and leisure - it has a little bit more adventure than the Zoar Gap and is a little mellower than the Dryway.