The '10 California Rivers' Category Archive


The 3 “Seasons” of the California Rafting Season

The 3 “Seasons” of the California Rafting Season

The rafting season here in the Golden State stretches across spring, summer, and fall! Each season looks a bit different so let us fill you in on the best thing about each…

  Published August 17th, 2021

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 your children and your family.

  Published August 4th, 2021

Cherry Creek Is The Most Difficult Rafting Trip in The US

Why Cherry Creek Is The Most Difficult Rafting Trip in The US

When the words Cherry Creek come up in conversation with seasoned rafters, all ears are open and all emotions are heightened. Read the 4 reasons why this iconic run creates…

  Published July 21st, 2021

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 July 7th, 2021

The Wild and Scenic Tuolumne River

What is a National Wild & Scenic River?

California’s Tuolumne River is part of the exclusive group of US rivers designated by Congress as “Wild and Scenic”. But what does this special status mean and how did this river and the others reach it?

  Published July 5th, 2021

First to Raft the Tuolumne River

The Tuolumne River is a very special place and has become the best wilderness multi-day whitewater rafting trip in California. How did this all come about? The answer is an interesting story of ambitions to get rich, foolish grit, and the need we all have to replenish our souls in nature.

  Published July 2nd, 2021

Rivers 101: The Wild Middle Fork American

The Wild Middle Fork American

Less than three hours from the busy Bay Area, we’re blessed with a heck of a hideaway in the canyon of the Middle Fork of the American River. Being as gorgeous as it is accessible, it’s easy to understand why the Middle Fork is California’s most popular wilderness rafting experience.

  Published June 22nd, 2021

The Middle Fork American River

How The Middle Fork American Saved Me

How about that for our first global pandemic? Please, may it also be the last. We each had our own ways of coping with the stress and limitations throughout the whole experience, and I can confidently point to the California rivers for keeping my sanity intact.

  Published June 21st, 2021

American River Rafting

Rafting Icon…The American River

It has become the icon of California rafting, and the most popular whitewater destination west of the Mississippi River.

  Published June 7th, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Looking Ahead

People are asking us about the coming rafting season because they want to plan something to look forward to that is away from home, outside, and with family and friends. We hope the following helps answer this important question.

  Published January 12th, 2021
 
 

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