Join us white water rafting on the South, Middle or North Fork of the American River. These three stretches offer a variety of whitewater rapids ranging from beginner skill level to very experienced and technical. Come and see what California’s best American River rafting is all about.
As one of the first California rafting companies to offer a special series of family rafting experiences, these trips are designed to bring the whole family together on the river! These trips feature time together in the outdoors, sharing the thrills of the river, meals, campfires, and sleeping out under the stars.
Whitewater rafting trips are the perfect medium for building teamwork and camaraderie for you and your group. Working with our team of highly trained guides, or even in conjunction with your own facilitator, we can help you develop a trip custom tailored to fit your needs, while rafting the best rapids in California.
El Dorado County is home to some of the finest wineries in California. These wine makers have earned a national reputation for numerous varieties, and it is this quality that has inspired us to be the only professional outfitter in California to offer a Red Wine -Whitewater American River Rafting trip. Truly a luxurious multi day rafting trip.
COLOMA, CALIFORNIA: AMERICAN RIVER RAFTING —
Coloma river rafting on California’s best whitewater rivers. With over 25 years of running the highest quality rafting trips and river tours, Adventure Connection invites you to join us on one of our spectacular rafting adventures. We have California white water rafting trips on the South Fork American, Middle Fork American, North Fork American, Tuolumne and Kaweah rivers. Come experience the best white water rafting in California!
Our spacious, private base camp in Coloma, CA is situated right on the banks of the South Fork of the American River. With hot showers, flush toilets and exquisite tent sites, It offers all our American River rafting guests a comfortable, fun camping experience. Just a short drive from San Francisco or Los Angeles, many of our guests combine their rafting vacation with tours of nearby wineries and the historic 49er gold rush towns. Rafting near Sacramento has never been easier, you’re just an hour away from the best white water rafting in California!
Highly recommended. Our family of five including three teen and pre-teens loved this adventure. We did the full day on the South Fork of the American River. All kids were first timers and the adults had only been once before so we wanted something that would suit everyone- excitement but not too extreme!
“Wine Tasting + Whitewater Rafting = A Great Weekend!” My husband and I went on the two-day red wine tasting/whitewater rafting weekend adventure, and loved every minute! Highly recommend this as a great weekend getaway from San Francisco, Sacramento, or anywhere in the state!
We had the best time on the South Fork American River. The guides were just fabulous in taking good care of us, sharing their knowledge of the river environment and just having fun!
This 17-mile trip is a Middle Fork extravaganza for those of you wanting a lot of excitement in one, very full day. We’ll be on the river early, running the Tunnel Chute and lots of other exciting rapids as well as floating and paddling the calmer stretches of the river. This trip highlights the best white water rafting in California
This is our most popular American River rafting trip, and for good reason! South Fork American River rafting leads to a day of excitement, fun, and relaxation in a beautiful river canyon with lunch along the riverbank. Great for group outings and perfect for a California white water rafting family trip!
Experience 2 luxurious days of California white water rafting and camping, delicious wine and relaxation all in a stunning river canyon. This unique trip features 1-day of Wine tasting, 11 miles of rafting, 1 night of camping, and amazing company. Enjoy 4 great meals prepared by your guides and other camping activities!
Try out the best multi day white water rafting California has to offer. This California rafting trip mixes the adventure of rafting with the beauty of sleeping under the stars. You experience rafting the American river, the canyon, the people, the food, and waking up in the morning to fresh coffee, fruit and an awesome breakfast!