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 The Great Outdoors
   Charlemont,  MA      Call us at: 413-339-8373
Shuttle Service

  Monday         closed
  Tuesday        closed
  Wednesday    closed
  Thursday        10-4
  Friday             10-4  
  Saturday         10-4
  Sunday           10-4
Welcome to the Great Outdoors!
Conveniently located along the Deerfield River on the Mohawk Trail (Route 2) 

We do out bestt to provide all the products and services needed for an exciting, safe and affordable day of tubing or rafting on the Deerfield River. We operate on a first come first serve basis, no reservations needed.
This allows us to accommodate anyone and everyone who rolls into town looking for some fun in the sun tubing on the river.  

The phone number for the Great outdoors is also my home number (Chris Carcio) so call me with any questions or concerns you might have. I do ask that you please read through the website before calling

     To make your experience complete and safe on the river The Great Outdoors carries a variety of tubing accessories and gear .

     Make the trip and come on out, trust me you'll be happy you did.  Looking forward to seeing all our return customers and meeting new ones, This is going to be a great season!

Chris Carcio (Owner/Operator) [email protected]
The Great Outdoors 78 Main Street Charlemont, MA. 01339  

Single Tube  $25.00 per person.

Life Jacket: Rental life jacket included.
Save your life and be safe!!

Weekends $20
Weekdays $10
Paddles $10

78 Main Street  Charlemont
 Hilltown Smoke
tubes and river floats The Great Outdoors
Hours of store operation are the hours the retail store is open, tubing hours vary each day depending on the water release schedule. On days with extreme weather such as heavy rain, lightening or cold temperatures we may be closed. 
 Please check before coming out that there is a good water flow and the best time to arrive.  ​Click here to check daily schedule.    WED varies with water sched.

Tube Rentals: We offer the delux "Blue series" tubes.  Padded head rest, cup holder designed for durability and comfort .
Other styles to chose from
river tubes The Great Outdoors

Severly reduced parking sites available along river
Only "live" short term parking at Shunpike

Limited parking for picnicking at Zoar Picnic - first come

The Great Outoors strives to offer the safest experience as possible in the uncertain world of COVID 19 in accordance with state recommendations.

Each visit you will be asked
    Do you have a fever (100.4F or higher)
    Do you have a cough or breathessness or sore throat?
    Have you been exposed to anyone with Covid 19 in last 2 wks?

Masks must be worn at all times when not on the river
Hand sanitizers available at check in
DOWNLOAD TOUCHLESS waiver on line before you come.  

Strict 6 foot distancing must be maintained between individuals or groups of 6
There will be sanitizing of all equipment

Guests will have access to porta potties  equipped with hand sanitizers.