What to Wear Whitewater Rafting

Everything you need to know for your next adventure


  • Swimsuit / Shorts / Shirt
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses with retainer strap (recommend inexpensive sunglasses)
  • Tennis or water shoes - **MUST BE CLOSED TOE** - NO CROCS

Spring & Fall

  • All of the above for Summer, plus:
  • Wool or synthetic shirt; hat; gloves; Synthetic thermal tops and bottoms
  • Wetsuits & Splash Jackets (may be rented w/ booties for $14)

Booties are available for rent, $5 per pair. Personal preferences will dictate the necessity for comfort wear rentals and don't forget to bring a dry change of clothes, towel, toiletries, and shoes for when you complete your river trip. Showers, changing rooms, and secure lockers are available at ASCI for your convenience. Paddling Gear: All rafters are provided with a helmet, paddle and a lifejacket (Personal Flotation Device, PFD). With a ducky rental, a full comfort package is included (wetsuit, splash jacket and booties). Rentals are available for kayaks, helmets, PFDs, skirts, or paddles.