[VIDEO] Thanks For Rafting With AO in 2021!

We appreciate every guest who joined us this past California rafting season. Now that it is over, we have created a video to express our gratitude and give you a chance to reminisce about your own time on the river.

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Goodwin Canyon

[VIDEO] Tips for Rafting Goodwin Canyon’s Best Rapids

If you have your eyes set on rafting Goodwin Canyon, take notes as All-Outdoors owner Scott Armstrong gives tips on how to successfully run Goodwin’s two best and biggest rapids.

  Published October 20th, 2021

What to do when your raft flips

When Your Raft Flips – What to Do & Not Do

Flipping a raft on a rafting trip is very uncommon, yet it is always a possibility. It is important to be prepared for a flip, but you shouldn’t let it scare you. Read these tips to be ready in case it happens on your trip.

  Published October 19th, 2021

The Armstrong Brothers take on Goodwin Canyon

[VIDEO] Armstrong Brothers Take on Goodwin Canyon (1999)

AO owner Scott Armstrong tells the story of him and his brothers on an early exploratory trip on Goodwin Canyon in 1999. That trip helped place this unique river into our large repertoire of California river trips.

  Published October 18th, 2021

Goodwin Canyon Double Runs

Goodwin Canyon Double Runs: Class IV+ Rafting in October!

Every fall, river guides and whitewater enthusiasts take a short drive to the lower Stanislaus River to close the California rafting season with a Class IV+ splash.

  Published October 6th, 2021

Goodwin Canon - The Closest Class IV Whitewater to the Bay Area

My Goodness, Goodwin…

Up close and personal – this firsthand account of what it is like to raft the Goodwin Canyon lets you in on some of the surprises waiting for us on this unique river each October.

  Published October 5th, 2021

Goodwin Canon - The Closest Class IV Whitewater to the Bay Area

[VIDEO] Goodwin Canyon Rafting Highlights – Class IV+ Rapids

Take a visual tour of the Class IV+ rapids on the Goodwin Canyon section of the Lower Stanislaus River just outside of Knights Ferry, California. This unique whitewater rafting opportunity comes along every October…

  Published October 4th, 2021

What to wear for fall rafting in California

[VIDEO] Getting “River Ready” for a Fall Rafting Trip in California

Fall weather in the Sierra foothills is mostly mild, making this season a good time to go rafting. AO guide Gator explains what to wear and how to gear up for a fall rafting trip…

  Published October 3rd, 2021

Fall Rafting in California

What Makes California Rafting in the Fall Special?

The part of the rafting season that comes after Labor Day has some of the most peaceful days out on the river. After a long summer, our guides love the fall rafting season. Read on to learn what is so special about it and which rivers are available.

  Published September 22nd, 2021

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In The Press: How a 60-Year-Old Rafting Company Stays Afloat

In The Press: How a 60-Year-Old Rafting Company Stays Afloat

Steve Martarano of Comstock’s Magazine originally approached us about California rafting prospects during a drought. However, that changed once Steve started hearing the family stories.

  Published July 25th, 2021

The 2021 California Whitewater Rafting Season Update [MAP]

Check our up-to-date river flow forecast and start planning your 2021 California rafting adventure! Last updated September 27, 2021

  Published April 9th, 2021

Three Ways to Raft the South Fork American River

This river has something for everyone. We run trips on three separate sections on the South Fork. Each section offers its own unique experience. Read on to learn which may be the best fit for your group.

  Published June 20th, 2020

Rafting on dam-controlled rivers

When in Drought, There’s Still Water for Rafting!

Many people assume that droughts = no water = no rafting, but that’s not the case thanks to human intervention. Let us explain how rafting in California is still possible despite low snowpack levels.

  Published March 6th, 2015

Featured Videos

Family Founded since 1962

[VIDEO] Family Founded, Family Operated, Family Values

Listen to All-Outdoors owner Gregg Armstrong tell the story of how the family got hooked on whitewater rafting back in the 1960’s, how the family keeps growing the rafting business, and how the rafting business keeps growing the family.

  Published August 2nd, 2021

Rafting 101: How to Paddle in a Raft

[VIDEO] How To Paddle In A Raft

Hear from All-Outdoors guide Garrett about the basics of paddling your way down the river.

  Published June 18th, 2021

Recent Blog Posts from All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting

[VIDEO] What California Rivers Taught Me in 59 Years

All-Outdoors founder George Armstrong reflects on 59 years of lessons learned from California rivers.

  Published June 2nd, 2021

[VIDEO] Go Rafting on the South Fork of the American River

We are very excited to launch our latest river video showcasing the South Fork of the American River! Credits: Breakfast Unicorn Productions

  Published June 17th, 2016

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