Whitewater rafting trips near Chico are available April thru the end of September (rivers vary) and feature spectacular views, secluded river canyons, abundant wildlife and a unique experience for any age. The tamer rapids on the Lower Middle Fork American River are great for families with younger kids, for older kids, beginners, and many returning rafters the South Fork American River is a great ride, while adventurous first timers can enjoy the Middle Fork American and Upper Sacramento, and expert rafters can get their thrills on the Upper Klamath, North Fork American and Yuba Rivers.
Whitewater rafting trips near Chico have so much to offer and can be combined with many other activities to make a great get away for many occasions. The area information page for each of the rivers provides links to visitor information for accommodations, camping, wineries, mountain biking, hiking, restaurants and other places of interest. You can also access these area information resource pages through the site map.