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Big Day Out

Bike, Hike & Raft the Lehigh Gorge In one day!

If you’re ready for a BIG adventure…a day you’ll brag about with your friends and family…then our BIG DAY OUT is for you!

You’ll begin the day with a hearty breakfast to charge you up for the day ahead.  Following breakfast, your excursion will begin via Trek bike as you cruise between the 1000 foot walls of the Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail to the famous Glen Onoko in Jim Thorpe where you will relax by the river and enjoy your tasty lunch.

After lunch, your BIG DAY OUT continues with a scenic hike to an abandoned railroad tunnel with beautiful overlooks of the Lehigh River.  You will descend back to the Lehigh River where rafts and equipment will be ready for your arrival as you begin whitewater rafting on the final leg of your adventure! The Lehigh rolls and bends as you navigate rapids past the ruins of 18th century dams, locks, and dwellings. Our friendly, well-trained guides will accompany you every step of the way.

BUT WAIT…your Big Day Out doesn’t end yet…

A delicious dinner and roaring bonfire at our Whitewater Rafting Adventure Center await your return. Your first victory drink (beer or soda) will be on us! Finally, your day is complete and you can hang out around the bonfire and brag that you survived Pocono Whitewater’s BIG DAY OUT!

2020 Big Day Out Dates

April

  • 25th

May

  • 16th

June

  • 6th & 20th

July

  • 3rd, 12th, 18th, 26th, & 31st

August

  • 2nd, 16th, & 30th

September

  • 7th & 26th

October

  • 3rd & 17th

Private Big Day Out adventures are available to groups of 10 or more people, mid-week. Just give us a call at 1-800-WHITEWATER (1-800-944-8392) to arrange your private trip.

2020 Big Day Out Rates

  • Individual – $114.99 (ages 13 & up)

RATE INCLUDES

  • Rail Trail bike ride
  • Trek bicycle rental
  • Bike helmet
  • Guided hike to overlooks of the river
  • Class I, II, and touch of class III whitewater rafting trip
  • All necessary rafting equipment, life jacket, full wet suit and splash jacket if needed
  • Change rooms
  • Free parking
  • Trip shuttles
  • Professional guides
  • Breakfast (egg sandwich, tater tots, beverage),
  • Lunch (sub, Chex mix, cookies, water)
  • Dinner (stuffed shells, salad, garlic bread, mixed veggies, beer/beverage)
  • One Free Beer

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TRIP NOTES

  • Check in at Pocono Whitewater Rafting, Jim Thorpe.
  • Each raft will accommodate 4 to 6 people.
  • Vegetarian meal options are available, please give us a call for details.
  • If you forget something you can pick it up in our retail shop.
  • Your photo is taken on the river and available for purchase in our store or online at PoconoWhitewaterPhotos.com.

If you would prefer to participate in just one activity, we also offer biking and whitewater rafting trips.  For biking only adventures, visit our Pocono Biking Trail Options Page.  For whitewater rafting trips only, please visit PoconoWhitewater.com

Update as of 07/01/2020

We Are OPEN 7 Days A Week!

Bike rentals &  shuttle services are available to all sections of the trail!

Note: 

  • Our Jim Thorpe trail head location (7 Hazard Square) is OPEN daily.
  • Our White Haven trail head location (501 Main St.) will be open on weekends in June and daily starting July 1st.

 

CLICK HERE FOR OUR COVID GUIDELINES OR view them under the “Plan Your Trip” section of our navigation.

 

RESERVATION/OFFICE HOUR INFORMATION

Our reservation office is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm and on Sunday’s from 8am to 7pm.  Don’t forget, you can book online 24 hours a day, live chat with us via the website OR send an email to: info@PoconoBiking.com

 

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