California

Experience thrilling Class IV whitewater, waterfall hikes and backcountry bliss on California’s premier Wild & Scenic rafting trip just outside of Yosemite National Park

Tuolumne River Rafting Near Yosemite National Park

  • United States California National Parks Yosemite
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 1, 2 or 3 Days from $299 | Wine trips from $649
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)
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Splashy good times are guaranteed on this classic California rafting trip that offers exciting, Class III whitewater perfect for beginners, families or anyone looking to have some fun

Troublemaker Rapid on the South Fork American River

South Fork American River Rafting

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • ½ or 1 Day from $109
  • Minimum Age: Chili Bar/Gorge 8 (12 during high water) 21-Miler 12

Experience the beauty of the Sierra Nevada foothills and the thrill of Tunnel Chute Rapid as you raft through a secluded canyon on this must-do Class IV California whitewater adventure

Middle Fork American River Rafting

Middle Fork American River Rafting

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 1 Day from $159
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

Combine two fun-packed days of whitewater with riverside camping at OARS River Park Adventure Campground for the perfect weekend getaway or add-on to a family vacation in California

Two-Day South Fork American River Rafting

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 2 Days from $269
  • Minimum Age: 8 (12 during high water)

The most challenging stretch of the American River promises plenty of adrenaline-inspiring Class IV thrills and non-stop whitewater, followed by a stretch of more moderate Class II-III rapids

North Fork American River Rafting

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 1 Day from $159
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

Experience the thrill of Class IV+ Tunnel Chute Rapid as you raft through the Sierra Nevada foothills and spend a night camping in a secluded canyon on this California whitewater adventure

Middle Fork American River

Two-Day Middle Fork American River Rafting

  • California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 2 Days $449
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

Whitewater rafting on the American River through the scenic Sierra Nevada foothills combined with camping at OARS American River Outpost campground

Middle Fork | South Fork American River Chili Bar Combo

  • California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 2 Days from $309
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

Combine a South Fork American River rafting trip with a Middle Fork American trip for the ultimate 2-day rafting adventure through California’s scenic gold country

South Fork | Middle Fork American River Rafting Combo

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 2 Days from $349
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

Combine a South Fork American River rafting trip with a North Fork American trip for a more challenging 2-day early season rafting adventure through California’s scenic gold country

South Fork | North Fork American River Rafting Combo

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 2 Days from $349
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

On this short and fun rafting trip near Yosemite National Park you’ll challenge raucous rollercoaster wave trains and slick chutes friendly to rafters of all levels

Merced River Rafting Near Yosemite National Park

  • United States California National Parks Yosemite
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 1 Day from $159
  • Minimum Age: 9 (12 during high water)

For hard-working paddlers with a taste for thrills, chills and spills, rafting the North Fork Stanislaus River in Northern California is a slice of wild whitewater heaven

North Fork Stanislaus River Rafting

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 1 Day from $159
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)

Bask in the Klamath’s scenic beauty while enjoying the river’s bouncy, easy rapids and lovely swimming holes perfect for families with young kids or first-time rafters

Lower Klamath River Rafting

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 3 Days from $725
  • Minimum Age: 4

Explore Yosemite National Park backcountry by foot on this epic California hiking and rafting adventure

Yosemite Hiker

  • United States California National Parks Yosemite
  • Hiking Multi-Sport
  • 5 Days $2299
  • Minimum Age: 14

Train to be a professional river guide or elevate your boating skills as you learn the essentials of rafting on the South Fork American River

California Whitewater Guide School

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Guide School
  • 9 Days from $1599
  • Minimum Age: 18 (16 with parent/guardian also in the class)
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