The 'South Fork American' Category Archive


South Fork River Clean Up August 21st

The South Fork American River Clean Up The last time you rafted the South Fork did you think “this is great but I would also love to diddle daddle in the calm sections, explore the rocky shore and investigate around […]

  Published August 19th, 2013

Local Produce featured on South Fork American River Trips

Not only is AO Rafting based in the Golden State–the heart of fruit and vegetable production in the United States–but we our main operations is in El Dorado County, which is rich in All Things Agricultural. So, it occurred to us, why are we not […]

  Published August 9th, 2013

Do you want some Fritos with your Chili Baker rapid?

One of my favorite summer memories is when someone came into our River Office asking about where to find pictures from the best rapid of the day, the famous “Chili Baker” on the South Fork of the American.  Oh man.  […]

  Published July 25th, 2013

Terror near the BBQ

You know, the scariest (in a good way of course) part of your rafting trip really should be the moment just before you head into a long rapid like Meatgrinder on the South Fork or when you feel like you’re […]

  Published July 18th, 2013

American River Music Festival 2013

 Oh Miley Cyrus–yes, it’s your party and you can do what you want to, but I just can’t stop wanting to hear some real old-fashioned music.  You know, with people who can sing (sans Auto Tune) and people who can play […]

  Published July 16th, 2013

South Fork Farm!

We here in our Lotus River Operations office (ie HQ for AO Rafting) have a new neighbor just up the road!  South Fork Farm at Wakamatsu.  This organic 10 acre farm is located on the historic site of the 19th […]

  Published July 3rd, 2013

After Rafting Hang Out in Lotus-Coloma

The bus rattles to a stop back at the All-Outdoors parking lot along the South Fork American River. Taking a deep yawn you stretch your limbs and climb out of the bus into the bright sunlight. You say a last […]

  Published August 29th, 2012

Apple Hill Opens this Weekend

Rafters headed to the American River take note–Apple Hill opens this weekend.  Soooo….if you’re rafting on the South or Middle Fork of the American River think about maybe adding a day to your trip and spending a day on the […]

  Published August 27th, 2012

Rafting Amongst Family and Friends

Trips with family and friends are fun. There’s a boat (or maybe two) of you floating down the river, splashing around, laughing through rapids. But what happens when you get the whole clan together? This past weekend a group of […]

  Published August 22nd, 2012

Got to the South Fork Too Early? Not a Problem

You’ve done all the planning just right. You booked your rafting trip on the South Fork American River. You printed directions and packed up the car the night before. You even left yourself an extra 45 minutes of drive time […]

  Published August 20th, 2012
 
 

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