The '10 California Rivers' Category Archive

Tunnel Chute Rapid – Middle Fork of the American River

Tunnel Chute is perhaps the best known highlight of the thrilling ride that is the Middle Fork of the American River. This rapid is famous for its dramatic 80-foot chute and exhilarating six-foot drop, which ends with a victorious float […]

  Published January 1st, 2021

A Look Back at the 2020 Rafting Season

It was an unprecedented season of challenges like no other since we began in 1962. Teamwork, persistence, trust, and hope made it happen thanks to guests and AO employees…Thank you!

  Published October 28th, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Rafting in 2020!

The 2020 rafting season is here! The following are season updates regarding where we are rafting, what our trips look like, and what to expect before and during your trip.

  Published July 1st, 2020

Rafting Trip Lunch With AO In 2020

How does lunch work? We are so glad you asked. In the past we have put out our infamous lunch spread where guests come through and create a sandwich; chips, fruit and cookies are also available. 2020 is special—as we […]

  Published June 30th, 2020

Three Ways to Raft the South Fork American River

The South Fork American River has something for everyone. All-Outdoors runs trips on three separate sections on the South Fork. Each section offers its own unique experience: the Upper “Chili Bar”, the Lower “Gorge”, and the Tom Sawyer Float trip […]

  Published June 20th, 2020

Look Forward

[New Video] Look Forward

Last week we asked our newsletter subscribers for their opinion about our latest video before we shared it on social media. We enjoyed reading every reply. There were many thoughtful comments, and we received some great constructive feedback. Jack made […]

  Published April 28th, 2020

When can we go rafting again?

Planning Ahead For Your Next River Trip: When Will The Rafting Season Begin?

To our extended river family, We hope you are doing well during this challenging time. It is inspiring to see so many people taking the necessary steps to avoid spreading the COVID-19 virus. To each of you working in the […]

  Published April 14th, 2020

Video: Tuolumne River Overnight Trips

Wondering what the experience is like on a wilderness multi-day river rafting trip? Here is what you can expect: Wilderness multi-day rafting trips are available on the Tuolumne River, including the Tuolumne / Cherry Creek Combo Trips, and the Middle […]

  Published February 1st, 2020

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

2019 Fall dates announced for our annual Goodwin Canyon Double Runs! Goodwin Canyon is the closest Class IV whitewater to the Bay Area.

  Published August 20th, 2019

Merced River Team Boating

What You Need to Know About Spring Season Rafting

While most people tend to gravitate toward rafting trips during the warmer months of the California Summer, the Spring season months of April, May, and June are a favorite time of year for many of our guides and guests. Our […]

  Published May 16th, 2019

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