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 The Great Outdoors
   Charlemont,  MA      Call us at: 413-834-2213
Shuttle Service

  Monday         closed
  Tuesday        closed
  Wednesday    call to check
  Thursday        11-4
  Friday             11-4  
  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
 Shuttle & Parking
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

Severely reduced parking sites available along river
Increase parking slots at the Great Outdoors!!
Limited parking for picnicking at Zoar Picnic 

​ALERT:construction on route 2 in Charlemont center
Expect traffic delays!!

Click here to download river waiver form

The Great Outdoors follows the guidelines set forth by the State of Massachusetts as far as mask use.

New State Regulations......
No Children under 8 allowed to tube the river!!
Tubers below age 16 must be accompanies by adult
Life jackets (PFD) must be worn by all.
No double tubes or large party tubes allowed
No alcohol or marijuana.
NO tube rentals after 4pm