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Zoar Outdoor/Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours

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Address: 7 Main St, Charlemont, MA 01339-9711
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09:00 - 17:00
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Since 1989, Zoar Outdoor has offered the best in New England white water...

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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wonderful experience

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... read more

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Chad S
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Port Jervis, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

At first I was very scared on doing this. I am one who is not good with roller coasters or heights, and I am one of THOSE Moms who questions everything. But Rubin and Wayne where TERIFFIC with me. They where very patient and took their time with me. By the time we hit the 3 zip, I was relaxed... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I was part of a group of sixteen who ranged in age from 11 upwards. We went in November 2016 on a warm and sunny day. We were split into two groups of eight. It takes just over three hours to complete the course which consists of eleven zip lines, three rapels and two rope suspension bridges. My group was... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I cannot begin to express the level of service we received when coming back to Zoar Outdoor (again). I am a hospitality major, and I know good service when I see it. ALL of Zoar staff consistently go out of their way to accommodate you. Our first trip was in April for my boyfriend's birthday, I bought him the package... More 

Thank Nikki C
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went white water rafting on the Dry Way for my birthday on Columbus Day weekend. We had a group of eight and weren't sure about how it would be since a few in the group had never been white water rafting before. It turned out to be awesome! Our guide was Tim who was very knowledgeable, and did an... More 

Thank Nathan A
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I was a bit scared starting this, but I always felt safe, even though I am normally afraid of heights. Anytime we were not on the ground we were securely double-linked onto the equipment. The whole thing took over 3 hours: 11 progressively increasing zips, 3 rapels, and 2 suspension bridges. In a group of 8, the youngest was 16... More 

Thank eurilla
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Relax and stay at the lodge right on site after an exciting zip line adventure. I personally love the Miller room. Comfy bed. Towels provided. Cute desk and loveseat in the room. There is a small shared bathroom but it does the trick with hot water and good water pressure. We went about 10 minutes up the road the shelburn... More 

Thank Carolee V
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This was my 4th time zip lining in different locations throughout New England and Hawaii. My friend had no experience. Their course is a really good one with progressively more challenging zips. The course has a total of 11 zips, 3 rapels, and 2 suspension bridges. The guides are all about safety and education first - and, of course, fun!... More 

Thank KirstenHuggies
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Zoar personnel made this trip a safe and enjoyable adventure. Definitely reccommend this company to make your rafting trip on the Deerfield river a great experience.

Thank Jeanne C
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The 3 hour zip-line tour is terrific. They have a strong emphasis on safety. The views are terrific and the sense of speed is great without being overwhelming. This is for adults and the age ranges were well into the 60's in our group.

Thank Dale M

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