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Address: 7321 River Park Drive, Lotus, CA 95651
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The beautiful American River is the site of California's 1849 Gold rush and...

The beautiful American River is the site of California's 1849 Gold rush and now is the most popular whitewater rafting river in the Western US... let us show you why! One of the few rivers in California to have adequate water flows year round for rafting, The South Fork of the American River is a wonderfully fun guided rafting adventure for first timers, families and groups. The class 3 rapids are perfect for all types of participants, lots of action but not too intense for novices. Half, one and two day trips are available.

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US$107.00*
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Half-Day Whitewater Rafting on the South Fork American River
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US$134.00*
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Full-Day Whitewater Rafting on the South Fork American River
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US$317.00*
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Two-Day Whitewater Rafting trip on the South Fork American River

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AMAZING FIRST TIME RAFTING TRIP!

We went rafting here in June 2015 and had an amazing time! Our aunt surprised us by buying tickets for my entire family. Me and my sister, who are teenagers, have never been... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We went rafting here in June 2015 and had an amazing time! Our aunt surprised us by buying tickets for my entire family. Me and my sister, who are teenagers, have never been rafting before, but we were assured, by our wonderful guide, Chris, that this was not a difficult rafting trip. There are only a few relatively good-sized rapids,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Good for day trippers, no need experience for rafting. There are areas in the river where it gets class 3 rapids but the crew is well experienced in handling and directing us to manage the raft. It was a whole day excursion we started at 0800 for a short briefing and off until we reach our destination which is past... More 

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Quincy, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I took 13 of us from our church youth group rafting on South Fork of American River. The children LOVED it so much, they want to raft the Middle Fork next. The guides were excellent. Safe, fun and knowledgable. I would go with this outfit again. They put out a great fresh spread for lunch for us mid way along... More 

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Lincoln, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great trip! Definitely will have to go again! The trip was relaxed and fun! It was all around an awesome trip!

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Fabulous white water rafting down Southfork of American River. Our guide Wiggy was excellent and gave some historical facts about The Chile bar area in Placerville.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Such a great trip. We had a large group who stayed two nights and rafted all day Saturday. Guides were knowledgeable, hilarious, and encouraging. Facilities are great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

For some reason, I did not have high expectations for the trip and stay. Boy, was I wrong! As someone who just turned 50, I don't think I've squealed and laughed that much in ages. It is a perfect trip for family and friends and you feel great at the end of the weekend. Our river guide Chris was awesome.

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South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was very impressed with the mix of fun and professionalism that they brought. The camping was great, the rafting was amazing, and the dinner after was spectacular. We will definitely be returning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I was pretty nervous my first time white water rafting but our guide was fantastic. She made me feel perfectly at east and I discovered I not only didn't need to be nervous but that I love white water rafting! I can't wait to do it again. :-)

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Amazing guides, food and fun! Laughed, fell in the river, swam and fell back in love with nature. What more could you want?!?

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