The '10 California Rivers' Category Archive

South Fork American Scenery

How Did the South Fork American River Become So Popular?

It was a setup no one could see. Discover how the South Fork of the American River became known and how it has grown into the most popular whitewater rafting river in the Western US.

  Published October 10th, 2023

Fall Rafting Preview

[VIDEO] Best Fall White Water Adventures in California

Fall for fall rafting in California! The summer crowds thin out after Labor Day, but great weather and excellent white water remain! See our recommendations for rafting in September and October.

  Published September 13th, 2023

California Multi-Day Rafting Trip

The Best California Multi-Day Rafting Trip

The West is home to some of the most renowned whitewater rafting experiences in North America, and California’s most notable member of this league of legends – the treasured Tuolumne River.

  Published June 28th, 2023

[VIDEO] Top 5 Rapids on the Tuolumne River

The Wild and Scenic Tuolumne River features awe-inspiring scenery, heart-pounding Class 4+ rapids, captivating side hikes, and pristine beaches. Get ready as we unveil the top 5 rapids that make the Tuolumne an unrivaled rafting experience.

  Published June 21st, 2023

[VIDEO] South Fork American at Higher Flows – An Old Favorite, A New Experience

“Maybe you’ve rafted the South Fork before, but this year it’s different. Give it a shot!” Listen to some feedback from our guests about their rafting experience on a familiar river running at not-so-familiar flows.

  Published June 6th, 2023

[VIDEO] Top 5 Rapids on the Kaweah River

Nestled just outside of Sequoia National Park, the Kaweah River is a must-visit for all adventure seekers. With a thrilling combination of Class IV rapids and lush scenery, this river is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

  Published May 25th, 2023

[VIDEO] Top 5 Rapids on the Merced River

The Merced River is known for its big waves and continuous whitewater action. Located just outside Yosemite National Park, this Class III-IV run provides some epic rapids, all within a beautiful scenic canyon.

  Published May 9th, 2023

Spring Season Rafting at Higher River Flows

Learn about the additional considerations that need to be taken into account when planning a rafting trip during the spring “high flows” period in a year with a well above average snowpack.

  Published April 26th, 2023

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

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