Whitewater rafting vacations on the American and Tuolumne Rivers near Lake Tahoe and Yosemite in California
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River Rafting in California

The land of white water opportunity

We offer a fun and exciting selection of whitewater river rafting trips on California's American , Tuolumne and Mecred Rivers.


American River Rafting - South Fork

Rafting on the South Fork of the American River Our South Fork of the American River trips are perfect for beginners, families and groups, offering great half, one and two day escapes all summer long. The meeting place is the peaceful Camp Lotus, an hour east of Sacramento and about halfway between San Francisco and South Lake Tahoe.
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American River Rafting - Middle Fork

Rafting on the Middle Fork of the American RiverThe Middle Fork of the American offers an exciting one or two day adventure with challenging rapids, unrunnable waterfalls, and even a tunnel through a mountainside. We meet in Auburn, just over an hour from Truckee and the north shore of Lake Tahoe.
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Tuolumne River Rafting

Rafting on the South Fork of the American RiverOur whitewater rafting trips on the Tuolumne River feature 18 miles of remote and scenic canyon, beautiful campsites, enchanting side streams and over 20 rapids rated Class III+ or higher, including the legendary Clavey Falls. One, two and three day trips start in Groveland about an hour from Yosemite Valley.
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Merced River Rafting

Rafting on the South Fork of the American RiverThe Merced River rafting trips are one-day springtime blasts outside Yosemite National Park with lots of rapids and laughter. The Merced is free-flowing so the river is only runnable in the Spring. We use paddle rafts and oar-paddle combination rafts ensuring you a lot of action and involvement.
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All of this, just close enough to the San Francisco Bay Area and just far enough from Southern California.