OARS California Whitewater Rafting

More than four decades have passed since a whitewater rafting trip through the Grand Canyon captured the imagination of OARS president and founder, George Wendt. His journey inspired him to establish the first exclusively oar-powered rafting outfitter permitted to run the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon back in 1969.

Based in Angels Camp, the company is now the largest and most geographically diverse river outfitter in the West with destinations and unparalleled experiences on over 35 rivers and coastlines of the world. To date, OARS has positively affected the lives of over 500,000 travelers and the company is routinely recognized as a “best in class” outfitter based on education, sustainability, quality of service, spirit of adventure and references.

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Office Hours:

6am – 7pm, Monday – Friday Pacific Time
7:30am – 5:30pm, Weekends Pacific Time

Address

OARS California Rafting Headquarters
2863 CA-49
Angels Camp, CA 95222
USA

209-736-2597
800-446-7238

info@oars.com

California Rafting Trips with OARS

 

SFA1

South Fork American River

1/2, 1 or 2 Days | Class III
Daily departures

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TUO1

Tuolumne River

1, 2 or 3 Days | Class IV
March – September

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NFA1

North Fork American River

1 Day | Class IV
April – June

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MFA1

Middle Fork American River

1 Day | Class IV
Daily departures

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LKL1

Lower Klamath River

3 Days | Class II
Tuesdays & Fridays, June – August

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NFS1

North Fork Stanislaus River

1 Day | Class IV
April – June

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MER1

Merced River

1 Day | Class III-IV
Daily, April – July

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