Group Beginner Whitewater Rafting Trip Through Mather Gorge

Overview

Our four-hour group whitewater rafting trip down Mather Gorge takes place just 20 minutes from downtown DC and introduces you to one of the most ecologically unique natural treasures in America. Mather Gorge, located just below Great Falls on the Potomac, features a unique landscape with towering cliffs and a rich riparian habitat. This section of the mighty Potomac features action-packed Class II / III rapids interspersed with flat sections for laying back and taking it all in. Equipment is included in our special weekday rate for groups of 20-30 individuals. Connect with the historic Old Angler's Inn for lunch or dinner and also a wooded conference and lodging event center at Bolger Center for your event needs. This trip is for paddlers between 90–275 lbs. Here is what is included:

  1. Raft, paddle, and personal flotation device
  2. Professional raft guide
  3. Raft safety orientation
  4. Interpretive tour

Trips are limited to reduce our impact on the area. Sign up early!


Group Beginner Whitewater Rafting Trip Through Mather Gorge

Our four-hour group whitewater rafting trip down Mather Gorge takes place just minutes from DC and introduces you to one of the most ecologically unique natural treasures in America. Located just minutes from Washington DC and literally across the street from a historic inn for lunch or dinner and a short drive from a full-service conference and event center for your event needs, this trip offers your group of 20-30 people to experience mild whitewater and learn about the flora, fauna, geology, and history of Mather Gorge section of the Potomac River in Potomac, MD.

2017 Dates (Choose any weekday):

  • May: Monday - Friday (Starting May 15)
  • June: Monday - Friday
  • July: Monday - Friday
  • August: Monday - Friday
  • September: Monday - Friday
  • October: Monday - Friday

Includes : Raft, paddle, pfd, and charismatic guide!

Location (link) : Carderock Recreation Area, Potomac, MD

Time : 9:00 AM or 2:00 PM

Duration : 4 hours

Cost / Payment : $95 per person. Pay balance via check within 5 days of reservation deposit and save 10%.

Conference Center and Lodging : Bolger Center

Lunch and Dinner Venue : Old Angler's Inn

Additional Considerations : For paddlers between 90–275 lbs.. Participants will be required to walk over rocky, uneven surfaces and carry equipment. Subject to river level.

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