Upper Yough Rafting Trips

Come find out why the Upper is one of the top 5 rivers in all of North America!

Upper Yough Rafting

Experience extreme whitewater on the Upper Yough as you thread your way between 22 continuous pulse-pounding rapids, narrow twists and turns, and heart-stopping drops. Small custom rafts and a 3:1 guest to guide ratio helps solidify your team. The challenges of one of the world's best class V rivers will exhilarate you as you drop through Western Maryland's gorgeous backdrop. Everyone is a participant, so we recommend that you be in good physical condition and have had previous whitewater experience.

One of our experienced whitewater guides will captain your raft for the entire journey. Their professional rafting skills and knowledge allow you to experience the best the river has to offer.

The Upper Yough at a Glance

  • This river is recommended for:
  • Experienced Rafters 16 & Up
  • The Upper Yough is Class:
  • This Section is Class V. What does this mean?
  • What months does it run?
  • The Upper Yough runs from April - October
  • How long is the trip?
  • The Upper Yough Trip runs for 9.5 miles. This usually takes between 3.5 and 5 hours.
  • Is lunch provided?
  • Yes, a deli style lunch will be served before you leave for the river.
  • Will there be a guide in my boat?
  • Yes, on the Upper Yough it is required that a guide be in every single raft.