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Wenatchee River Whitewater Rafting Trip

(Some text/pictures copied from Blue Sky Outfitters Website)


Departure TimeWenatchee River Full Day Trip

Departure Time from Cashmere Riverside Park
6/1/2013 1:30 PM

Expected Return Time
6/1/2013 6:30 PM

The activity will depart at/from  
Wenatchee River, Cashmere Riverside Park
399 Riverside Dr
Cashmere WA USA

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River Meetup Location

The meeting place for our Wenatchee River trips is Riverside Park in the city of Cashmere. Meet us in the large dirt parking lot at the east end of the park – you’ll see our van just before the meet time. Riverside Park Cashmere, WA 98815 Located off of Hwy 2 in Cashmere, WA, about 12 miles east of Leavenworth and 12 miles west of Wenatchee. From Highway 2, turn into Cashmere on Aplets Way and cross the bridge over the Wenatchee River. Turn left onto Pleasant Ave. Follow into Riverside Park.




For those desiring to CARPOOL, the Meetup location is at the SR 512 Park and Ride, behind McDonalds, at the concrete picnic tables. McDonalds address is 10417 S. Tacoma Way, Lakewood WA 98499. Departure time is at 10:30. We are providing an extra half hour to the trip for gas, snack, bathroom breaks etc. Carpoolers are asked to provide $15.00 gas money to their drivers.



Wenatchee River White Water Rafting: Full-Day Trips

  • Class 3 to 3+ Wenatchee River Express, Washington whitewater, Leavenworth rafting
  • Beginner to Intermediate
  • Great Family Fun, & Corporate Team Building
  • Minimum age: 8
  • Saturday JUNE 1st 1:30 p.m.
  • About 2.25 hours East of Seattle, Washington


Blue Sky Outfitter's Owner told me that the First Week in June has the highest waves of the year!  This is when the river is a class 3+ due to the melting snow from the Cascades.

Now is the time to get the wildest ride and largest waves of the year on the Wenatchee.

DO NOT sign up on the website. CALL Blue Sky Outfitter at [masked] or[masked]-RAFT to make your reservation. Tell them you are with the "Meetup Group" and you will get a 10% discount. Signing up on the meetup group page does not give you a reservation. Reservations are made only when you CALL Blue Sky Outfitters at the number above.

Reservation Notes: Special rate for meet up group is $80.00 including tax


Rated in The Top 10 Best Rivers

You'll begin your adventure in the majestic Leavenworth Valley, where the picturesque Icicle Creek calmly joins the Wenatchee River. From here, we'll float past the beautiful and authentically recreated Bavarian town of Leavenworth, Washington. Surrounded by dramatic mountains, the Leavenworth Valley truly looks like your in the middle of the German Alps. Once through town, the Wenatchee River accelerates into the rollercoaster and fun-fulled waves of Chumstick Canyon, followed directly by the powerful and technical Boulder Garden.*

Then you'll have time to relax, enjoy the beautiful scenery, play games, and have fun waterfighting. Next comes the rumbling of Rock'n'Roll, with its legendary Satans' Eyeball. Great fun for everyone! Just downstream we'll coast to the banks by Dryden Dam and portage the rafts.

Drunkards Drop on the Wenatchee River

Here we'll take a short break before hitting the Wenatchee's best whitewater of the day! The excitement begins immediately as you launch directly into Upper Gorilla and Sharkstooth, filled with lots of exciting waves. A few rapids later is Rodeo Hole, where you’ll see colorful kayakers showing off their best moves. Soon you’ll be upon the haystack waves of Drunkards Drop. The finale is the dramatic sandstone ledges of Snowblind, where your guide will show off their cool moves through this big water technical maze, followed by the huge waves of Grannys & the Suffacator.

*When the water levels are lower, we begin our trips just below Leavenworth. Also, by mid-summer the weather is HOT so be sure to bring your sunscreen, hats, and bottles of water.

Blue Sky Outfitters' Famous Top Sirloin Steak
The Best Food

Our trip ends at Riverside Park, where you’ll change back into your dry clothes, load up your plate at our Top Sirloin Steak BBQ -- with corn on the cob, potato salad, french bread, and lemonade. Relive your river rafting trip viewing photos from the day. There’s plenty of time and open space for Frisbee, soccer, flying kites, and anything else you can think of doing in an open, grassy park.
Check out our new Steak BBQ Photo Album on Facebook!HE WAVES





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  • Eilene

    It was A-Mazing!!! Great day! Super fun people. (David, Neil and Joe, and newbies Tom and Eilene)

    June 3, 2013

  • David T.

    Great,people, waves, food, weather.

    1 · June 2, 2013

  • David T.

    What You Need To Bring For Your Wenatchee Trip

    Here's some suggestions for what to bring along:

    May 30, 2013

  • David T.

    * Swimsuit or shorts* to wear under your wetsuit
    * Windbreaker or rain jacket (optional when it's more than 80 degrees out)
    * Fleece jacket/sweater (optional when it's more than 80 degrees out)
    * Sunscreen
    * Change of clothes (to be left in your car for after the trip)
    * Water bottle
    * Any medications you may need

    *Note: Please do not wear any cotton clothing (sweatshirts, jeans, etc.). Unlike wool and polypropylene, cotton will not keep you warm when it gets wet.


    * Waterproof camera
    * Hat to shield your face from the sun
    * Cheap sunglasses
    * Chapstick with sunscreen
    * Guide Gratuity

    Blue Sky Outfitters Provides:

    * Farmer John style wetsuits (full body without sleeves)
    * Neoprene booties
    * Water resistant drybags on each raft (for extra sweaters, hats, etc.)
    * Coast Guard Approved life jackets

    May 30, 2013

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