Tips for proper dress Uber and Lyft do not exist here either. is owned and managed by the O.A.R.S. The South Fork American River is the most popular California whitewater rafting river in the West. Commercial whitewater rafting outfitters offer a wide variety of river experiences. Experience the entire South Fork of the American River, the best way possible, with a multi-day experience. With over 25 years of running the highest quality rafting trips and river tours, Raft California invites you to join us on one of our spectacular rafting adventures! Want to see the whole 21 miles in a day? Perfect for those with limited time and looking to get their whitewater fix. Chili Bar is a morning trip and we are usually off the river by mid-afternoon. incredibly fun, just the right challenge level for beginner family, refreshing dips in the water, and just beautiful scenery everywhere. Duration: 11.5 miles

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10% Discount code “ELDO”, All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting. [email protected], Copyright ©2018 - 2020 Mother Lode River Center. Meet time: 1:00 PM When other California rafting trips have dried up, the South Fork American River is still providing an exciting and fun time. The South Fork offers some of the best whitewater rafting with proximity to the San Francisco Bay Area. We did the South Fork Full Day (21 Mile) Adventure... and what an excellent choice (and Price) for our Group!! The American River originates from the Sierra Nevada mountains, where snow and ice melt into the river’s water, flowing into three distinctive forks: North Fork, Middle Fork and South Fork, before later merging to join the Sacramento River.

Even though Grandpa fell out twice- we ALL had a GREAT time and can't WAIT to do it again next year!

Cameron Park: 25 minutes South of the rafting location, off Highway 50 and easy for those coming from the Bay Area. Small company, Big Thrills. I suspect we benefited from one of the more experienced guides because of our young kids but Jeremy was superb. Minimum age is 8 years old.

The South Fork American River truly does offer something for everyone. South Fork American River Rafting First timers, weekend warriors, and families alike have made the South Fork of the American River one of the most popular rivers in North America. Browse through all of our South Fork rafting trips to determine which trip best fits your style of adventure. Unlike the Chili Bar Run, the Gorge Run begins with about an hour of mellow Class II rapids. I’ve little to compare it to in terms of rafting but we had a fabulous time, and it ranks as the highlight of our two-week road trip. We booked through Tributary (now teamed up with Mariah and one other to form Raft California) for the 1130-1630 south fork trip.