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.

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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 20th, 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

What to Wear for Summer Rafting in California

[VIDEO] What to Wear for Summer Rafting in California

Summer rafting in California is always awesome and usually warm and sunny. Listen to Trey, the grandson of founder George Armstrong, as he provides tips on what to wear and how to gear up for a summer rafting trip.

  Published July 5th, 2022

Tuolumne River - Gateway to Yosemite

Yosemite Getaway: Hiking & Tuolumne Rafting

With Tuolumne River’s close proximity to Yosemite National Park, it is a no-brainer to take advantage of these two natural wonders and combine rafting & hiking into one amazing Yosemite getaway. We’ll show you how.

  Published July 4th, 2022

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The 2022 California Whitewater Rafting Season Update

Check our up-to-date river flow forecast and start planning your 2022 California rafting adventure! Updated September 22, 2022.

  Published April 9th, 2022

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

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

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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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

[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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