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Whitewater Rafting on the American River

Conquer the Rapids of the American River

There are many options when it comes to white water rafting on the American River including runs on the South Fork American, Lower Middle Fork American, Middle Fork American and North Fork American. Each section provides a different experience tailored to ability level, experience, and age. Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge navigating every mile of the American River, ensuring that your group experiences a fun and safe river rafting adventure.

A Class II and Class III Rapids Provide Perfect Family Bonding Experiences

Whitewater rafting on the American River offers an excellent opportunity for families to connect on a whole new level.  It’s a chance to strengthen family bonds, foster trust, and create shared memories that will be cherished for years to come. The river boasts a variety of rapids, from mild Class II sections perfect for beginners and younger children, to exciting Class III rapids that will thrill older kids and adults. No matter the age or skill level, each member of the family can find their own level of excitement and challenge.

Safety is of utmost importance when it comes to whitewater rafting with the family. Rest assured, professional guides will accompany us on this adventure, ensuring that we have the necessary equipment, knowledge, and guidance to navigate the river safely. They will provide instructions, teach us proper paddling techniques, and be there to assist every step of the way.

Big Water of Class IV on the American River 

Class IV rapids on the American River are renowned for their raw power and unpredictability. Working as a team, and following your guide’s instruction, you will navigate through waves, maneuver around boulders, and tackle drops. Middle Fork and North Fork American river trips are suitable for the active, fit and adventurous first-time rafters, or a great choice for those seeking a step-up. On the Middle Fork American River you will splash thru numerous Class 4 rapids including Tunnel Chute, Kanaka, Bus Crash, Cleavage and more! This trip is action-packed right after put in.

Whitewater rafting on the American River is a fantastic journey for family fun and adventure seekers which takes you from exhilarating rapids to stunning landscapes. Embark on an unforgettable whitewater rafting experience on the magnificent American River!