April at Magic Falls

[April 3, 2016] We've had a strange winter. Lots of precipitation but too often the snow changed to rain. Unusual for Maine but at least there's plenty of water in the rivers and no flooding this year.  It will be easier opening up base camp without having  to dig out from under the snow.  The water… Read more

The Rafting Party is over.

[October 13, 2015] We finished up with our annual Pay Your Age and Halloween Costume Party on Columbus Weekend.  What a great season!  Post a comment here about your Magic Falls 2015 rafting trip.  See you next year. Read more

Kennebec Rafting Guide Tradition

[July 18, 2015] Today was a day well spent on the river. My crew was a troop of Boy Scouts and the water was raging. Their leader was the same rafting guide that took me down the river when I was 10. I fully attribute my love of the Kennebec River to him. On the way down we taught the Scouts how to read the water… Read more

Never use Your Mobile GPS in Maine

[June 2, 2015] Well, you know that the season is in full swing when our rafting guests religiously follow their mobile GPS and end up on the back side of Bigelow heading to the Canadian border.  Doubly embarrassing when they rafted with us before.  Please follow the printed travel directions on our… Read more

Sheer Bliss on the Kennebec

[May 24, 2015] Kennebec love, she started cold and the glow began and then the love light shone. Another pair of newlyweds start off on the right foot or is that paddle with a gorgeous day on the river, joined by an older couple renewing and a family bonding. I love my job!! See you and yours on the river. Senior Read more

"Thanks for an excellent day on the river, whether it's raining or sunshine it's always an amazing day. Every single employee is happy with smiles on their faces and always willing to help and do whatever it takes to make our experience incredible. We’ll be back next year!

Matt, Waterville, Maine

"Just wanted to drop a quick note to say what a great trip we had. The double run was awesome and Chris gave us an amazing ride. Can I request him for next year now? Thanks again and see you all next year if not sooner."
Chuck, Haverhill, Mass.

"It was my wife's 50th birthday and she wanted to celebrate in a special way. The trip we had was indeed special. What made it special was the way the employees and river guides catered to our group. She couldn't have celebrated her 50th any better."
Sal C., Needham Heights, MA

"Thanks for an amazing adventure. 11 Wild Women rafting! Thank goodness we got the DVD because no one would believe we really did it. We had a blast. You run a class operation. All of your guides were hospitable and respectful. The whole adventure was perfect."
Lee-Ann G., Portsmouth. NH

Maine White Water Report [Updated 5/23/2017]

Kennebec River

4900 10 am - 1 pm
6500 1 pm-11:59 pm
Chilly-cold spring rains have filled watershed

All published flows are approximate and forecasts are estimates only. Actual flows will vary and can change quickly at any time. Always be alert and wear an approved flotation device. Never go in or near the water until you know and accept the risks you are assuming by being in this area.

Dead River

5,500 May 28
5,000 June 3

Wetsuits will be mandatory. The Dead is the longest, continuous stretch of Class III-V whitewater in the East. Always use caution when recreating on or near dammed waters as water levels could change without notice.