Whitewater Rafting

The Adventure of a Lifetime

The focal point of Ohiopyle is the Youghiogheny River which offers whitewater rafting for beginners up to class V rapids for the expert. An experience awaits you no matter your age or skill level. You can find your adventure with any of the following three river sections.

Lower Yough Whitewater Rafting photo
Versatile and Challenging
Lower Yough

Intermediate Level: 7.5 miles of continuous class III–IV whitewater. The most versatile stretch of whitewater on the east coast.

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Upper Yough Whitewater Rafting photo
Adrenaline Junkies Wanted
Upper Yough

Advanced Level: 10 miles of steep, tight, and technical whitewater that will surely fulfill the most adventurous rafter's expectations.

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Middle Yough Whitewater Rafting photo
Family Fun
Middle Yough

Mild: 9 miles of pristine beauty all accessible by leisure paddling and relaxed floating with rafts, duckies, or shredders.

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Raft Rentals

The best rental equipment is available at Ohiopyle Trading Post who is committed to maintaining the highest quality self-baling inflatables in Ohiopyle. Learn more.


The high performance Ferraris of the whitewater world, these inflatable Kayaks connect you to the contours of the water and require riders to lean into waves and hydraulics.


Everything is better with friends and family. Renting one of our rafts is a great way to see the Lower or Middle Yough in the best boats in Ohiopyle. Brand new self-bailing blue boats with foot stirrups allow you to dig into the waves.


Extremely light, two-person pontoon style crafts that sit high on the water, giving a great view of upcoming river features. Shredders are all about working together to steer these fast, stable dragsters. A favorite among river runners and trout fishermen.


The Youghiogheny River is a favorite among kayakers. With sections ranging from Class I to Class V it offers something for every level of boater including kayak lessons.

Ohiopyle Trading Post

Ohiopyle's Premier Adventure Outfitter

Whitewater rafting for any skill level using the best quality equipment and safest record on the Yough.

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