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 $269 | Gourmet trips from $674
  • 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: 8 (12 during high water)
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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

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 1 Day from $149
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 at high water)
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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

South Fork American River Rafting Near Sacramento

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • 2 Days from $269
  • Minimum Age: 8 (12 during high water)
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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 $149
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 at high water)
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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 $329
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)
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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 $321
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 during high water)
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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 $149
  • Minimum Age: 9 (14 at high water)
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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 $149
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 at high water)
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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 $699
  • Minimum Age: 4
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Take a ride down the action-packed Wild & Scenic Tuolumne River and then explore Yosemite’s backcountry by foot on this epic California hiking and rafting adventure

Yosemite & Tuolumne Hiker

  • United States California National Parks Yosemite
  • Hiking
  • 6 Days $2499
  • Minimum Age: 14 (16 at high water)
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Train to be a professional river guide or elevate your boating skills as you learn the essentials of rafting on several of California’s renowned whitewater rivers

California Whitewater Guide School

  • United States California
  • Whitewater Guide School
  • 7 or 13 Days from $1195
  • Minimum Age: 16
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