Whitewater Rafting Trips - From Family Fun to High Adventure
A.R.O. (Adirondack River Outfitters) has been New York State's leading whitewater rafting company for over thirty years. We discovered the whitewater of the Black River Gorge, and lead the successful effort to preserve the river's environment and whitewater for future generations,
ARO was the first New York outfitter on the Moose River, and a founding members of the Hudson River Professional Outfitters Association.
A.R.O. has experienced and personable guides and an impeccable safety record. Our guides and staff have a passion for outdoor adventure and for sharing that passion with our guests. A.R.O. considers rafting a team sport and they strive to make you key players on the team. Call today to plan your trip with our whitewater professionals. Combine with a vacation in Old Forge, Lake Placid, Lake George, or the 1000 Islands.
Choose Your Whitewater Adventure
Black River Whitewater Rafting has something to offer each season. Spring "Big Water" is a screaming good time. Summer is warm water thrills and youngsters laughing as they paddle and swim. Fall color adds to the rivers beauty that flows steady into October..Read More Then Book online
The Hudson River Whitewater rafting trip is a 17 mile wilderness adventure. The Hudson River Gorge, is the longest stretch of whitewater in New York and is considered the "Grand Daddy" of all N.Y. rivers. Hudson River rafting combines great whitewater and Adirondack scenery.Read More Then Book online
Our high adventure rafting season is in April when the river awakens after a long winters nap. In contrast, the summer Moose is a trip that virtually every family can enjoy. Our rafting trips can be enjoyed by children as young as 7 years old. Read More
A great family whitewater adventure; summer weather, warm water and guaranteed Class II and III rapids. The river level is controlled by dam releases so we are assured of water. Make your reservations now as these trips will fill up fast. Read More
Make Your Raft Trip Part of a Vacation
Our whitewater adventures are located near New York State's premier vacation areas, the Adirondack Mountains, and The Thousand Islands Eastern Lake Ontario region. Accommodations ranging from camping to luxury resorts allow you to make your raft trip part of an extended vacation in either region. Our Hudson River Raft trips are in the Gore Mountain Region, close to Lake George, Lake Placid, Schroon Lake, Indian Lake, and Old Forge. Our Black River Trip is a short drive from Alexandria Bay and Clayton in the 1000 Islands, Sackets Harbor and Henderson Harbor on the Eastern Shore of lake Ontario, and only an hour and twenty minutes from Old Forge, a great base for either river, as well as a range of Adirondack adventures.