The Summer Whitewater Rafting Season has arrived here in California, and now is the best possible time to book your trip. Here’s why:
Now: Save 15% on any American River Trip This Season!
For a limited time, take advantage of our 15% American River Rafting Sale when you book a rafting trip on the South Fork or the Middle fork of the American River this season. We offer a wide range of trip options to choose from, including 1-Day rafting trips, “Express” trip options and multi-day trip options where you can car camp or spend the night in a remote wilderness river canyon. Trip difficulty varies from mild Class I-II rapids on the Tom Sawyer Float Trip on the easy section of the South Fork, all the way to exciting Class III and IV rapids on the Middle Fork.
To qualify for the 15% American River Rafting Sale, make your reservation on any available South Fork or Middle Fork American itinerary by Friday, July 15th, 2016 at 5pm and go rafting during the regular 2016 rafting season. [Learn more.]
Go Rafting This Summer (June, July, August & early September):
Between now and early September we will offer daily departures (7 Days a Week!) on both the South Fork of the American & Middle Fork of the American River, as well as most days on the Tuolumne River. The Class V+ Cherry Creek (Upper Tuolumne) season will begin July 1st; please contact us for details about trip availability on specific dates.
Bonus: Additionally, the Merced River is expected to continue run through early July. Don’t miss your chance to check this one off of your list of rivers to explore!
The Fall Rafting Season (September & October):
Rafting trips will continue to be available with surprisingly great flows. Upstream reservoirs provide a few select rivers with reliable flows for boating during California’s “extended summer” months with the following schedule:
- South Fork of the American River
Until September 5th: 7 Days a Week
September 6th – 30th: Thursday – Sunday
October: Friday – Monday
- Middle Fork of the American River
Until September 25th: 7 Days a Week
- Goodwin Canyon (Lower Stanislaus River)
October: Dates TBA
Note: The following rivers are no longer running during the 2016 season:
The above map shows our current forecast for the coming rafting season; we will post updates both here and on the All-Outdoors Facebook page as new information is released. For a more detailed description of the season forecast for each river, be sure to read our updated flow predictions for 2016: