Ohiopyle Rafting, The Lower Yough
Rafting the Lower Yough in Ohiopyle is the most popular rafting activity in Ohiopyle State Park. Over 125,000 people come to Ohiopyle State Park every year to raft down the Lower Yough.
The Lower Yough is 7.5 miles of class III and IV white water in Ohiopyle State Park. The put-in is located right in Ohiopyle, next to the check-in booth. From there you will raft down to Bruner Run, unless you decide to run the Loop only. This section of river is one of the most rafted rivers east of the Mississippi, and for good reason. The Lower Yough's rapids are easy enough for beginners, yet won't bore experienced rafters. Within three hours drive from many major cities, the Lower Yough is a great white water rafting river in Ohiopyle.
When rafting the Lower Yough in Ohiopyle State Park, you have many options to choose from. There are a number of outfitters to choose from, guided or un-guided, and then decide whether you want to take a raft, an inflatable kayak or a Personal Padde Boat.
Guided Ohiopyle Rafting Trips
Guided rafting trips on the Lower Yough are offered by all of the rafting outfitters in Ohiopyle. Prices for these trips can range anywhere from $40-$80 per person depending on the day of the week and the month. The summer months and weekends tend to have higher prices. If you are looking for a bargain, try rafting in the spring or fall. Prices tend to be cheaper and the crowds are not there in mass.
Unguided Rafting in Ohiopyle
Unguided trips are simply raft rentals. You can rent a raft, an inflatable kayak or a shredder from one of the local rafting outfitters in Ohiopyle and challenge the river without the aid of a guide. For more information on unguided rental trips, please visit our raft rentals in Ohiopyle Page.
Ohiopyle Rafting Companies and Outfitters
In Ohiopyle, there are four rafting companies to choose from.
For more information on the rafting companies in Ohiopyle, please visit our Ohiopyle Rafting Companies and Outfitters Page.