Take a boat tour on Lake Wallenpaupack, the third largest man-made lake located entirely in Pennsylvania. The adventurous can take to the rivers and ride the waves while whitewater rafting or kayaking. Families will have fun in the beautiful outdoors tubing, canoeing, or kayaking. Whatever your pleasure, indulge in a memorable day of sun and fun on Pocono lakes, streams and rivers. 

Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports specializes in canoe, kayak and rafting trips on the Delaware River through the spectacular Delaware Water Gap National Park. Several different trips varying in distance that can last from two hours to multi-day camping trips are offered. Only Old Town Canoes and Kayaks as well as Hyside Rafts are used. Rates include life jackets, paddles, shuttle transportation, river map, trip planning, orientation and of course the canoe, kayak or raft. 

11.4 MILES

Chamberlain Canoes

Chamberlain Canoes offers canoe, kayak, raft and tube rental trips. Enjoy a fun-filled day floating through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Different length trips for the experienced or novice paddler are offered. Transportation to and from the Delaware River is included.


Edge of the Woods Outfitters

Specializing in Delaware River trips, bike rentals, pedal and paddle tours, camping, bike n' brew tours, guided hikes and high-quality outdoor adventure gear. Providing guests of all ability levels with outdoor adventures they will remember forever. River trips on the Delaware take place on the calmest, and what could be considered the most scenic, part of the Delaware River in the National Park. Canoe, kayak or raft down the river and find out that drifting is the ultimate way to relax.


Jim Thorpe River Adventures

Head out on the Lehigh with Jim Thorpe River Adventures and enjoy hours of exciting whitewater rafting. No matter your experience level, the experts at Jim Thorpe River Adventures will get pumped and paddling on an unforgettable outing. Whether you choose a calmer, family-style trip or a full-force dam release whitewater ride, you'll remember your adventure for years to come. Groups welcome!


Pine Crest Marina

Explore beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack in a kayak from Pine Crest Marina! Pine Crest rents kayaks by the hour on a first-come, first-served basis.

27.6 MILES

Pocono Whitewater Adventures

The Lehigh River is the best whitewater in the Tri-State area! Pocono Whitewater offers mild whitewater for families and children and crazy whitewater for the adrenaline seekers! If you've never been rafting before, that's okay! There's no experience necessary at Pocono Whitewater. They'll get you ready for the water and personally accompany you on the Lehigh River! 

21.8 MILES

Promised Land State Park

Located off of PA 390, south of the Day Use Area, the boat concession at Promised Land State Park offers rentals by the hour or daily. Types of boats include rowboats, canoes, one and two-person kayaks, and paddleboats. Electric motors are available for rent. Boats are also available at Pickerel Point and Lower Lake, and can be rented through the boat concession at the beach. The boat concession operates daily from the Saturday before Memorial Day through Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sunday, and holidays. The concession also operates the two weekends before Memorial Day and the two weekends after Labor Day.

27.5 MILES

Shawnee River Trips

Paddle down the serene Delaware River on an excursion with Shawnee River Trips. With the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the historic Delaware River just on the edge of Shawnee's property, Shawnee River Trips holds the key to outdoor adventure. Select a sit-in kayak and explore the park at your own pace, or opt to share a canoe for two. Canoes require two people and can accommodate up to three. Equipment and transportation provided.

11.3 MILES

Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tours

Sit back and relax on a patio boat and enjoy a 50-minute cruise on picturesque Lake Wallenpaupack as the captain describes the area and the lake's history. Weather permitting, tours run daily from mid-June to Labor Day, and on weekends in the spring and fall. Looking for a more private excursion for your group? Enjoy two hours or an afternoon on the Harris Sunliner Pontoon Boat! Swim, tour, have a picnic and enjoy! Excursions include a captain, tax and gas. Reservations are required.

35.7 MILES

Whitewater Challengers

Whitewater Challengers offers several exciting rafting options on the Lehigh River. The Premier Whitewater Rafting trip features active Class I, II, & III rapids for ages 9+. For milder rapids and more opportunities for swimming and splashing, try the Family-Style Whitewater for ages 5+. New for 2017 is the Premier Plus and Inflatable Kayaking (Ducky) Trips that feature a smaller, personal trip option. Open April through mid-October.

25.3 MILES

Whitewater Rafting Adventures

Whitewater Rafting Adventures is a family owned and operated business that has been offering outdoor adventures for nearly 40 years. Choose from an exhilarating Class III Whitewater rafting, EZ Whitewater, or summer rafting trip. Also available is a 900' zip line on site, over 40 acres of paintball fields, and rails to trails biking in the Lehigh Gorge State Park. Whitewater Rafting Adventures will provide you with a memorable outdoor experience in addition to the personal service you deserve. Discounts are available for military, first responders, groups, students, children under 14, and loyal customers.


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