[VIDEO] California’s Best Springtime Rafting Rivers

Posted April 1, 2024 by Jack Armstrong: grandson of founder George Armstrong

Spring is a prime time for whitewater rafting in California. Thrilling rapids fueled by snowmelt and stunning lush scenery create the perfect combination. Plus, the rivers are less busy compared to summer, so you’ll get a more intimate and serene experience on the water. Take a look at our recommendations for the best springtime rafting rivers in California.

These scenic California rivers are perfect for an unforgettable spring river rafting experience:

Author Bio

Jack Armstrong

Jack grew up 35 minutes from AO headquarters, and is the grandson of our founder, George. His education includes a film degree and art studies from Biola University, as well as lots of experience breaking camera gear outside. After graduating college, he started an outdoors/action sports focused production company and is largely responsible for our video, photo, and social media content. Jack’s favorite trip is the Cal-Salmon, because of the river’s awe-inspiring beauty and the sweet rapids. When he’s not rafting or playing with cameras, Jack can be found skiing, surfing, visiting art galleries, or eating tacos.


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