South Fork American River Area Information

South Fork American River Area Information for planning your South Fork American rafting trip! Check out where to stay, where to eat and where to play before or after your river trip!

If you are looking to spend time before or after your rafting trip on the South Fork American River, or there are non-rafters in your party, there is plenty to do. Many historic villages, antiques, museums, wineries and gold mine relics. Fishing, hiking, biking, swimming & gold panning.

We include the immediate vicinity of the river in Lotus and Coloma as well as nearby Placerville, Auburn, Georgetown and Folsom. For more recreation & sightseeing, Sacramento is 45 minutes west and South Lake Tahoe is about 1.5 hrs to the east.

South Fork American River – Trips
South Fork American River – Map & Directions