The 'Off the Water' Category Archive

Beyond the Merced

Discover the Merced River Beyond the Rapids

Have you ever wondered what lies above and/or below the whitewater section of the river you raft on? Are there other recreation opportunities besides rafting? Let’s take a look at the Merced River watershed.

  Published April 25th, 2024

The Kaweah River - Southern Sierra

Explore Sequoia National Park and the Kaweah River Area

After an action-packed day of Class 4+ whitewater on the Kaweah River, take some time to explore the surrounding towns and National Parks for the perfect way to extend your adventure. Check out our recommendations!

  Published April 5th, 2024

Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Explore Stanislaus National Forest and Beyond After Rafting the North Stan

A rafting trip on the North Stan is a guide and guest favorite every spring. If you get the chance to raft this hidden gem be sure to explore the areas well! Here are some of our local favorites.

  Published March 27th, 2024

Hiking Trails near Auburn, CA

Hiking near the Middle Fork and North Fork American

There is much more adventure to be had along the American River than rafting. Whether you rafted the North Fork or Middle Fork of the American River, take a look at these awesome local hiking trails.

  Published August 30th, 2023

Family Fun Near the South Fork American River

Planning a family vacation can be stressful, but you’re off to a great start by booking a whitewater rafting trip with us. Let us help even more with these family friendly tips of what to do before or after the rapids.

  Published July 27th, 2023

Hiking near the South Fork American River

Hiking near the South Fork of the American River

The South Fork of the American River valley has more to offer besides whitewater rafting: it is full of hiking trails, swimming holes, and amazing views. Check out a few of our favorite trails to explore before or after your trip.

  Published June 20th, 2023

After the Rapids – Hiking near Yosemite

There is no shortage of opportunities to play after your rafting trip on the Tuolumne or Merced rivers. As an alternative to visiting the nearby Yosemite National Park proper, check out our suggestions of hiking trails located just outside of the park.

  Published June 5th, 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

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

Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Getaway: Hiking & Merced Rafting

Pair a visit to Yosemite National Park with rafting on the Merced River! Spend some time in the park admiring the rocky features and the waterfalls and then ride on the very same whitewater just outside of the park.

  Published May 23rd, 2022

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