The 'River News, Flows, Events' Category Archive

Tuolumne River featured on CBS News

In The Press: Whitewater rafters cheer record Sierra snowmelt runoff

CBS News reporter Wilson Walker joined us recently on the Tuolumne River to document the current epic rafting conditions. Read the article and watch the video here!

  Published July 5th, 2023

The 2023 California Whitewater Rafting Season Update

2023 will be an amazing year to raft in California with great options to choose from no matter what kind of trip you are looking for. See our season forecast and our recommendations for the best time to raft.

  Published April 12th, 2023

California Snowpack and the 2023 Rafting Season

The epic California snowpack means we are looking at an exceptional whitewater rafting season ahead. It is too early for specifics, but here is what we can expect on California rivers in 2023, in broad strokes.

  Published March 15th, 2023

Poppy Hill on the South Fork American

Planning a California Spring River Rafting Trip

There are many good reasons to consider a spring whitewater rafting trip in California that apply universally, regardless of the snowpack levels in the current year. Here are just a few of them to get you inspired.

  Published February 16th, 2023

Thanks for a great 2022 rafting season!

[VIDEO] Thanks for Rafting With AO in 2022!

Let’s look back at the 2022 rafting season that was full of friends, family, and adventure on some of the most beautiful and dynamic rivers in California.

  Published November 2nd, 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

Thanks for a Great 2021 Rafting Season

[VIDEO] Thanks For Rafting With AO in 2021!

We appreciate every guest who joined us this past California rafting season. Now that it is over, we have created a video to express our gratitude and give you a chance to reminisce about your own time on the river.

  Published November 4th, 2021

COVID Update: California Rafting in 2021

COVID Update: California Rafting in 2021

Welcome to the 2021 California whitewater rafting season! We can’t wait to see you on the river again! Learn more about our current COVID-19 mitigation protocols and what we ask of our guests to help us limit the risk of spreading the virus.

  Published March 19th, 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

[VIDEO] 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

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