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Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours

7 Main St, Charlemont, MA 01339-9711
+1 800-532-7483
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Exceeded our expectations

My two kids and I took the Gap White water rafting experience and it was the first time trying... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Henrik L
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White water Rafting Amazing Adventure!

We took our 2 boys and two of their friends white water rafting and it was one of the best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jpease04
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Since 1989, Zoar Outdoor has offered the best in New England white water rafting trips, zip line canopy tours, kayaking clinics, canoeing instruction, rock climbing classes and bike rentals for adventurers of all abilities, from beginners to experts. Based out of our convenient location in the Berkshires in western Massachusetts, Zoar Outdoor river trips, canopy tours and instructional clinics are only 2 hours from Boston and New Haven and just 3 hours from Providence and New York City.
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7 Main St, Charlemont, MA 01339-9711
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+1 800-532-7483
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My two kids and I took the Gap White water rafting experience and it was the first time trying this....we were thrilled. We had a raft all by ourselves and the guide Aiden and that was cool he made the trip funny when we had...More

Thank Henrik L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our 2 boys and two of their friends white water rafting and it was one of the best adventures we have had as a family! This was a first time for all of us and we were not sure what to expect. The...More

Thank jpease04
Reviewed 1 week ago

They were as professional and accommodating as possible. Extremely focused on safety, but fun and truly nice people. We were about 40% through the zip lining when a storm approached, and they took us down off the mountain for safety and gave a complete refund...More

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Bruce L, Owner at Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and I'm glad you had a fun time on the part of the course you were able to do. Sorry you weren't able to finish that day, but I hope we'll see you back another time to experience the whole canopy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a white water canoeing lesson at Zoar. Jim,was a terrific instructor, very patient and genuinely concerned about improving our skills. Moreover, the tone of the whole establishment was considerate and helpful; I'm guessing that some of that comes from the...More

Thank Loren K
Reviewed 16 June 2017

My girlfriend and I went and had a great time. Our guides were Wayne and Jen, a great team. They were both fun and kept us 100% safe. You are never in the course without being clipped to at least one line or anchor. After...More

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Bruce L, Owner at Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed your trip with Wayne and Jen. I will pass your compliments along to them. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

My friends and I decided to go zip lining to celebrate my friend's birthday and it was an amazing experience. We had a group of 6 and it was our first time zip lining. It was very easy to make reservations. The staff were very...More

Thank iesharamos22
Bruce L, Owner at Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Great to hear that your friend had a zip line birthday party! I'll pass your feedback along to Amanda and Wayne. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

My daughter and I took the solo novice canoe lessons for two days in May.We took novice kayak lessons last year. We had an absolutely great time. Steve our instructor was enthusiastic and a great teacher. You will have a great time and white water...More

Thank Southpeak
Bruce L, Owner at Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thanks for your feedback and I'm glad you had a great time with Steve. We see lots of families who learn to canoe or kayak and are able to enjoy the sport together for years. Hope to see you on the river soon!

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Besides my sister and I there was on other couple making it a very intimate group. My sister and I were nervous but the instructors were amazing. HB and Alysia were always focused on the group's safety and we're able to ease the fears of...More

Thank jaebear
Bruce L, Owner at Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

It's great to hear that you had a fun day with HB and Alysia and I'm glad that you appreciated the interpretive piece of the tour. I'll pass your feedback along to them. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 June 2017

We spent a two day kayak clinic (level II) at Zoar with two very skilled instructors, Dylan and Sean. They emphasized safety throughout and supplied any items we needed. They went carefully through their teaching plan on the river with much practice and critique, keeping...More

Thank FARYL W
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I live in Boston and didn't even know that we had nearby zip lining until looking on TripAdvisor. Zoar was awesome! Easy registration, great instructors, and a fun, almost three hour course. We had an awesome time and I can't wait to go back!

Thank Chad S
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Angela F
20 July 2017|
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Response from Bruce L | Property representative |
Yes, there are showers available for after the trip. They are coin operated (a quarter is about 4 minutes) in order to conserve water. Hope to see you soon!
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672erico
1 September 2016|
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Response from Maus10Wardsboro | Reviewed this property |
We did the easier trip with our 7 year old no problem
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Love-to-hike-anywhr
18 August 2016|
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Response from laurapall | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely Zoar is the one in the woods and Berkshire east is open air on the ski slope.
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