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Thanks for a great 2022 rafting season!

[VIDEO] Thanks for Rafting With AO in 2022!

Let’s look back at the 2022 rafting season that was full of friends, family, and adventure on some of the most beautiful and dynamic rivers in California.

  Published November 2nd, 2022

Apple Hill and American River Rafting Pair Well

Combine your American River rafting trip with a visit to the nearby Apple Hill orchards and wineries sitting just above the river canyon. We’ll show you how.

  Published September 21st, 2022

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 September 21st, 2022

Tunnel Chute - Middle Fork American Gold Rush History

Raft Through California Gold Rush History

Did you know that rafting on California rivers immerses you directly into the rich history of the Golden State? Let’s take a field RIVER trip!

  Published August 30th, 2022

All-Outdoors…What’s in a Name?

Our guests often ask us the question, “Where did the name All-Outdoors come from?” It is a good question and one that deserves to be answered.

  Published August 15th, 2022

[VIDEO] Reversal: Experience the American River Through New Eyes

ARC is an organization that facilitates an annual multi-day rafting trip on the Middle Fork American for individuals recently released from incarceration. Seeing the river through their eyes is inspiring.

  Published August 12th, 2022

[VIDEO] Top 5 Rapids on the South Fork American River

The South Fork is easy to get to, has a long season, and a whole lot of fun whitewater which actually makes choosing the 5 best rapids difficult! Listen and watch the countdown of the top 5 drops on this iconic river.

  Published August 3rd, 2022

[VIDEO] California’s Top Two Wilderness Rafting Vacations

Leave your day to day world behind and venture into a scenic river canyon that is only a few hours away. Watch our video and read about what makes the Middle Fork of the American and the Tuolumne Rivers unique.

  Published July 6th, 2022

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Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Getaway: Hiking & Merced Rafting

Pair a visit to Yosemite National Park with rafting on the Merced River! Spend some time in the park admiring the rocky features and the waterfalls and then ride on the very same whitewater just outside of the park.

  Published May 23rd, 2022

Forecasting Rafting Flows on California Rivers

All rivers are connected to rain and/or snow. If you want to know what California rivers will be doing in the spring, summer, and fall, you need to know what happened in the Sierra during the “wet season”.

  Published January 5th, 2022

Best California Rafting Trip for Your Family

How to Choose the Best California Rafting Trip for Your Family

Read on to learn how to determine what California rafting trips are appropriate for families with children of all ages (youngsters, teenagers, as well as adults).

  Published August 4th, 2021

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

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The Reconnecting Power of Rafting and Rivers

[VIDEO] The Reconnecting Power of Rafting and Rivers

“As a mother and daughter activity…you have fun and excitement, and it’s healthy and good for your heart and soul…we plan to do it every year together!”

  Published June 17th, 2022

[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

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