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The Adventures of American River Rafting

Yogeshwari Bhor Aug 20, 2019
Are you ready to raft into the gushing white water of the American River? Then quench your thirst for adventure with this rafting challenge. It guarantees a release of endorphins and will strengthen your muscles.

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Experience the exhilarating rafting adventure in splashy water.
This river consists of many headwaters and tributaries, including the North Fork American River, the Middle Fork American River, Lower Middle Fork and the South Fork American River.

North Fork American River

As you enter the river, the ride is challenging and loaded with fun. You must try rafting here, if you’re a true adventure seeker.
The turns are acute and it gives a thrilling experience. The paddling type is of Class 4/5. Spring is the best time to visit here.

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Middle Fork American River

The river runs through the Tahoe National Forest and into the Auburn State Recreation Area. The paddling type is of Class 4.

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You'll find an exciting Tunnel Chute here, which ends in a 90 ft tunnel through a solid rock ridge.

Lower Middle Fork American River

The river flows through the Auburn State Recreation Area and has beautiful surrounding. The paddling type is of Class 1/2.
This section is a perfect setting to introduce rafting to small children. It is also suitable for elderly persons.

South Fork American River

This is the best river in California for both amateur and experienced rafters.
It has nearly eight sections, ranging from class 2 to class 5. However, the most commonly run section of river is the class 3.

Safety tips

  • It is recommended to take the complete rafting guidance and follow safety precautions before you jump into the rafting fun.
  • Carry essential rafting gears which may include swim suits, dry towels, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, etc.