Moving Deep Yoga & Whitewater Rafting - 2 Day Specialty Trip, Sept 20

Lotus, CA /


Yoga + Whitewater Rafting on the American River

Booking for Sept 20 – Sept 22, 2024 

Moving Deep Yoga and Tributary Whitewater are excited to host this amazing wellness retreat for the fall of 2023. Spend 2 days camping, doing yoga and rafting on the American River with the weekend’s basecamp at the Tributary campground in Lotus, CA. Two package options are available, a multi-day raft and yoga retreat or participate in a full-day yoga retreat with Moving Deep Yoga.

Trip Information

Multi-Day Raft + Yoga Retreat: Click Here to Book

  • 2 nights of riverside camping (with canvas tent upgrade available)
  • 5 meals (starting with breakfast on Saturday morning)
  • Wellness and yoga immersion experiences starting on Friday night through Saturday (full schedule below)
  • Rafting the Chili Bar Run on the South Fork American River on Sunday
  • Bring your own tent, or rent one of the canvas tents (only 10 available!)


Single-Day Yoga Retreat with Moving Deep Yoga: Click Here to Book

  • Saturday Yoga Retreat at Tributary’s American River Outpost (does not include whitewater rafting or camping)
  • Includes Saturday itinerary below, between 8:00 am-7:30 pm
  • Does not include whitewater rafting or camping
  • 3 meals included

Arrive the night prior to the first day at our South Fork American River Campground. Our Canvas Tent rentals are the perfect way to enjoy our 2-day rafting trip. You are welcome to arrive between 2pm-4pm. Dinner is not included, but there are several local places or you can cook your own meal.

Day 1

  • 2:00-4:00 pm – Check into our South Fork American River campground to get camp set up (Dinner is not included)


Day 2

  • Awake to sound of the river
  • 7:00 am Coffee, tea and drinks are available in the kitchen
  • 8:00 am Breakfast 
  • 9:00 am
  • 11:00 am
  • 12:30 pm Lunch 
  • 2:30 pm
  • 5:00 pm
  • 6:30pm Dinner
  • 8:00 pm TBA


Day 3 

  • 7:00 am Coffee, tea and drinks are available in the kitchen
  • 8:00 am Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Load shuttle to put in for the Chili Bar Run. Safety talk at put in and start rafting!
  • Rafting the Chili Bar section of the South Fork American River
  • 1:00 pm lunch back at camp

Rafting on Day 2 is on the Upper Chili Bar Section, where we raft from the Nugget put in down to our Campgroup (mid-river).

  • ages 18 and up
  • non-swimmers
  • great for groups

Included for the rafting:

  • PFD (Personal floatation device / aka life jacket)
  • Paddle
  • Helmet
  • Professional raft guide for each raft
  • Shuttles to/from camp


Included with this overnight vacation package:

For Rafting

Required Items:

  • Re-usable 20oz or more water bottle
  • shoes (no flip flops)


Suggested Items:

  • sunglasses (with a strap)
  • baseball hat



  • Cell Phones
  • Wallets
  • Expensive jewelry


For Camping

  • sleeping bag
  • sleeping pad
  • tent
  • pillow
  • flashlight/headlamp
  • change of clothes
  • towel
  • camp chair

For Yoga

  • water bottle & teacup
  • yoga mat
  • blocks/bolsters/props/pillow (not required but if you have them, bring them!)
  • journal & pen
  • spf
  • bug repellant


Meeting & Camping Location:

Tributary Whitewater – American River Outpost
6500 Highway 49
Lotus, CA 95651