Rafting near Sacramento

Rafting Excitement just 40 Minutes from the State Capitol!

The closest whitewater rafting trips near Sacramento are about 40 minutes from downtown and the airport. We have other options within 2 hours of Sacramento.

Planning a rafting trip near Sacramento:

Whitewater rafting trips in the Sacramento region can be combined with many other activities to make a great getaway. California’s capitol and the surrounding areas have much to offer visitors and locals. 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.

Consider a Sacramento rafting trip for the following:

  • A Romantic weekend for a couple, with overnight options ranging from luxury hotels to cozy B&B’s, theater, wine tasting and plentiful restaurants with world class cuisine.
  • A family vacation with camping and additional activities for kids including sporting events, fun historical sites galore, and the Sacramento Zoo.
  • Active singles seeking some real adventure and culture; rafting, museums, galleries, and nightlife.
  • A quick get away from the Bay Area or Lake Tahoe for just a few hours or for a few days.

Popular areas for rafting near Sacramento:

  • Folsom
  • Citrus Heights
  • Rancho Cordova
  • Roseville
  • Fair Oaks
  • Citrus Heights
  • Elk Grove
  • Arden-Arcade
  • Carmichael
  • Downieville

River Rafting Trip Options Near Sacramento

Rafting on the South Fork American River

South Fork American River Rafting

Rafting for all ages!!
Beginner to Intermediate
$89 and up
Middle Fork American River Rafting, Tunnel Chute Rapid

Middle Fork American River Rafting

Summer Adrenaline Rush!
Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate
Starting at $139

Lower Middle Fork American River Rafting

Wilderness rafting trip for young kids!
North Fork Yuba River - Maytag Rapid - Class 5

North Fork Yuba River Rafting

Best Spring Rafting!
April - July depending on snow pack
Intermediate to Advanced
Starting at $138
Rafting the Staircase Rapid on the North Fork American River

North Fork American River Rafting

Spring Adventure Rafting!
April - June
Intermediate to Advanced
Starting at $139

Lower North Fork American River Rafting

Beautiful Spring run for Families!
Starting at $109