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Tributary Whitewater Day Tours - Middle Fork American River Rafting

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Address: 13384 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
Phone Number: +1 800-672-3846
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Rafting on the Middle Fork American River offers some of the most reliable...

Rafting on the Middle Fork American River offers some of the most reliable Class 4 all season California whitewater rafting trips. It is a suitable raft trip for the active, fit and adventurous first-timer or a great choice for those seeking a step-up from the milder South Fork American River. It is set in a beautiful, rugged wilderness canyon in the Gold Country foothills. Though you can take a 1 day 17 mile trip, the 2-3 day Middle Fork American River rafting trips are some of our guides’ favorite summer rafting trips.

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Wonderful White Water Adventure

As a grandmother who loves kayaking on lakes, river rafting with my kids and younger siblings sounded fun but a little scary. Our day-long rafting trip with Tributary on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
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Ojai, California
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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

As a grandmother who loves kayaking on lakes, river rafting with my kids and younger siblings sounded fun but a little scary. Our day-long rafting trip with Tributary on the middle fork of the American River near Sacramento, CA was a wonderful experience. Our guides did a great job preparing us for the challenges with safety gear and simple instructions.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had a great 1 day tour. Massive Thanks to our guide Chris who went the extra mile with cliff jumps etc etc. The perfect mix of professionalism, safety and humour.

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Flossmoor, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The raft trip down the Middle Fork of the America river was an experience that I will go back for again and again. The guide was knowledgeable, skilled, and fun. The company keeps safety in mind as you raft through raging and calm waters. Our guide was Stefanie and she made us work for our rafting! She also was full... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Our family of 6 ranging from 13-44 years old had THE BEST EXPERIENCE with this group!! It's so well run from the pick-up, the instructors to the amazing lunch spread, and most of all for the PERFECT adventure!! We highly recommend this company...and never highly recommend anything! WE LOVED LEE!! He was Fun yet attentive and made our trip fantastic!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great rafting guide down the middle fork - full on, fun & adventurous class III/IV Rapids. Stayed at their camp ground near Auburn - as suggested when we booked - easy to find & nice camp ground with free hot shower facilities! Highly recommend for an exhilarating day on the river!

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Overnight 2 day rafting down the middle fork of the American river. Tributary was great. Marge, Lee and Chris were terrific. Great guides. Great food. Dads with 6 teenage girls had a wonderful weekend. Some spills and thrills in the class 4's. And great camping and meals and fun. Thank you, Tributary.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

My son and I rafted the Middle Fork of the American with Tributary. Our guide,Jess, was very professional and fun to have guiding or boat. I thought the boat handled better than some I've been in on other rivers, and Jess said that it was because Tributary invests in a superior designed boat that has a flatter front and some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

you will be exhausted afterward...but well worth it. You need to be in reasonable shape to do the day trip...but it was a great way to spend the day with family.

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Auburn, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The seasons around the corner and you'll need to make your plans. This is the best rafting company around. They cater to the needs of the group. First time or repeat rafters will love them!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

We did a I/2 day whitewater rafting trip in Aug with tributary, it was a fantastic experience, Joel, our guide helped us have a fun and safe experience. We were a family of five ranging in age from 60 to 16, our three kids, 16, 21 and 23 were not sure about it when we were planning our trip and... More 

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