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Slideshow: Middle Fork of the American River Two Day Rafting Trips

June 9th, 2014 Malina
Middle Fork American River

The Middle Fork of the American is one of our favorite rivers.  It’s close to our home base in Lotus, but once you get in the canyon you feel like you’re a million miles away.  The steep canyon walls are home to mature native trees, wildlife a plenty, and create a beautiful backdrop for wild […]

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Middle Fork American River Rafting Video

June 5th, 2014 Malina
Middle Fork American River Video

Waffling between rivers?  Trying to decide on a one day or overnight trip?  Take a tour with us, why don’t you, and journey into the Middle Fork American River canyon…….

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2014 California River Rafting Season Update [MAP]: Eight Rivers We’re Rafting This Year

April 21st, 2014 Malina
spring rafting map

We’re getting a LOT of questions about what kind of impact the drought is having on California rafting trips in 2014.  Let’s clarify the matter:  we have plenty of water for great rafting trips this year because of upstream reservoirs.  Our handy-dandy map shows you when and where all our rivers are running this season. […]

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Last Chance for Middle Fork Rafting 2013

September 23rd, 2013 Malina

It’s been yet another epic season on the mighty Middle Fork American, but the fat lady, so to speak, is about to give her final encore, and that, my friends, is our cue to pack up and head back to HQ for the year.  This is your last chance to tremble and giggle as you […]

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Ends TODAY: 20% off any Middle Fork American Rafting Trip

September 2nd, 2013 Malina

Our Tunnel Chute Showdown Sale ends today!  Book by Labor Day (that’s today, folks) and save 20% on any Middle Fork American Rafting trip.  A one day trip–or heck, a multi-day mini vacation for you and that special someone or the whole dang family–literally every Middle Fork trip from now until the end of September qualifies.  The […]

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UPDATE: Rim Fire’s Impact on California Rafting [MAP]

August 28th, 2013 Jamie Low

UPDATE: (8/28/2013) Not only are we running trips on the South and Middle Forks of the American River, but we are also running guided rafting trips on the  Goodwin Canyon run of the lower Stanislaus River in late October.  This post and the map have been updated to reflect this.   Wondering how the American […]

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Middle Fork American Rafting: 20% off all Trips!

August 16th, 2013 Malina

A steep, dramatic canyon, clear open skies, and 18 miles of cool refreshing water that’s an easy drive from the Bay Area and Sacramento……how could the Middle Fork of the American River get any better? Well, I’ll tell you.  Because all–and by all I mean one, two, and even three day–Middle Fork American rafting trips […]

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Terror near the BBQ

July 18th, 2013 Malina

You know, the scariest (in a good way of course) part of your rafting trip really should be the moment just before you head into a long rapid like Meatgrinder on the South Fork or when you feel like you’re going to drop off the face of earth when you hear the “get down” command […]

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Four weeks left for Middle Fork American Rafting Trips

September 3rd, 2012 Malina

Being heavily regulated and legislated (and damned), the Middle Fork of the American River can basically be turned “on and off” by the Powers that Be.  And this year, those powers have decided to turn off the spigut at the end of September.  That means you have one month left to experience the remote canyon […]

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Apple Hill Opens this Weekend

August 27th, 2012 Malina

Rafters headed to the American River take note–Apple Hill opens this weekend.  Soooo….if you’re rafting on the South or Middle Fork of the American River think about maybe adding a day to your trip and spending a day on the water and a day exploring the ranches, orchards and wineries of Apple Hill, which is […]

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