Palmer Rapids

Nestled on the mighty Madawaska River, Palmer Rapids is three little sets of rapids, body surfing spots, pebble beaches and campsites that is perfect for a day trip or a weekend-long adventure. Visit for swimming, rent some boats for the white water, and have some fun.

Paddler Co-Op

6535 Palmer Road, Palmer Rapids

Paddler Co-op is a non-profit organization offering affordable white water instruction, programs and river guiding. Our campground is open to the public, no membership or reservations required!

Palmer Rapids Twin Music Festival on the banks of the beautiful Madawaka River, two complete festivals (country & bluegrass) each with its own stage, just a 3 minute walk apart.

Pod Camping

On the lower Madawaska 613-756-2150