It’s wild, wet and fun for all ages!

It’s a perfect river to bring together just the right level of excitement. Rating: 8 years

At a designated point on the trip, rafts pullover to relish in a gourmet riverside lunch that river staff prepares.

With three different rivers and three levels of adventure to choose from, we can give anyone from ages 6 to 106 an experience that will last a lifetime. 8:30 AM or 12:00 PM on Weekends. 7-8 years Because the South Fork is so close to many metropolitan areas, it's easy to go on a rafting trip yet still arrive back home with plenty of time to relax. Our gourmet "build-your-own" sandwich bar includes all the fixings needed to assemble the perfect sandwich to your preference. Time:

Family Rafting Specials - Bring your family to the South Fork American River on select dates and receive a special discount on both 1 and 2 day trips. 11 miles of rafting day 2

Rapids are challenging but not overwhelming. The tour doesn’t end there; rafts continue to loom through the big-hitting rapids of the gorge. Last Minute Bookings Welcome – Reserve Today and Raft Tomorrow! It is also exciting enough to lure many back year after year. Spend 2 days whitewater rafting on the South Fork American River Overnight trip and camp at our Riverside campground! The South Fork lies in the golden hillsides of the Sierra Nevada foothills, just forty miles east of Sacramento. Photos will be shown on the big screen following each trip. Where Excitement meets Ease – South Fork American River rafting is a sure way to fall in love with the sport.

By staying overnight, guests have the option to enjoy the 21-mile stretch of river over multiple days. Commercial whitewater rafting outfitters offer a wide variety of river experiences.

Oak, willow and pine trees dot the

A professional, skilled river guide is on board every raft to help steer you safely down the river, as you power the raft with your paddle. Wine Tour and American River Rafting Overnight Trip!

We had a super guide (sorry forgot the name) who made the whole trip very enjoyable.". Website Design by Laura Bowly Design. American River White Water Rafting is a terrific opportunity for families to share in an outdoor adventure. The South Fork of the American is a Class III river. Rivers with Class I flat water interspersed with occasional Class II rapids: waves 1-2 feet high. Express trips usually run the upper stretch, also called the Chili Bar Run. And all of them are followed by calm pools, which makes it easy to re-group and get prepared for the next thrill ride. The Gorge and Chili Bar Sections. What you can expect from any outfitter is to provide experienced guides and all the necessary equipment, including rafts, paddles, and life jackets. There are three major forks of the American river that span Placer County, El Dorado County, and Sacramento County. All trips include cold beverage at end.
Want to stay a while? From Chili Bar Reservoir to Folsom Lake, the South Fork American River passes areas that are rich in California Gold Rush History.

You can also look at current and historic South Fork Flows. No other discounts apply on these trips. Photos are taken beginning with the safety talk and continue until the end of your trip. We are the only rafting company with easy river access that has a privately owned resort campground with great facilities like an in ground swimming pool, stocked bass and trout pond, luxury cabins and lush grass covered campsites. Many establishments operate only in the warmer months to accommodate the influx of tourism. Bus from Sacramento, the Bay Area, South Lake Tahoe, Reno, or even Los Angeles? Class 2-3+ Off-river time can be spent relaxing in the pool or watching rafts navigate one of the rivers premiere rapid, Troublemaker, which can be seen from the campground.
530-401-0088. On 1-Day trips, our lunch begins with tortilla chips, salsa, and fresh summer fruits. All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting 144 subscribers