2-Day North Fork/Middle Fork Combo | American River Rafting

A new offering since 2004. Here is the chance to get an intermediate and advanced river in this rocking combo! Available only in May, and possibly early June, depending on water levels.

This combo gives you the opportunity to get in a lot of river miles while experiencing great intermediate and advanced level rapids. Meet us at our  South Fork American campsite the morning of your trip where we will be camping that night. We raft both the North Fork and the Middle Fork of the American, enjoying the area’s most challenging rapids on this two-day extravaganza!

Book Now

Price

Times

Rating

Directions

Itinerary

Waiver

2-Day North Fork/Middle Fork Combo | American River Rafting At Its Finest

Trip Highlights

  • Combine two great California Rivers
  • The perfect trip for experienced paddlers
  • Two days rafting (covering 22 miles), one night camping, and 4 great meals
  • Camp both nights at our South Fork American riverside camp where we enjoy volleyball, horseshoes, camp store, campfire circle, hot showers and flush toilets
  • Great guides: skilled and ready to provide a safe and fun outdoor adventure
  • Two full days of fun, relaxation and excitement in two beautiful river canyons
Book Now

Price

Monday-Friday
$309 (4 meals)

 

Saturday & Sunday
$339 (4 meals)

 

All prices are subject to an 8% state/county river access fee.

Departure Times

9 AM the morning of your trip

River Rating

Class IV (Intermediate To Advanced)
26 Miles of Rafting!

Directions

6500 Hwy 49, Coloma, approximately 1 hour east of Sacramento on Hwy 49, about 3 hours from the Bay Area.

 

Take Hwy I-80 or Hwy I-5 to Sacramento, then Hwy 50 east towards Placerville/So Lake Tahoe. In about 30 miles take the Ponderosa Road exit in Shingle Springs. Turn left over the freeway, then make an immediate right at the light onto North Shingle Road. That automatically becomes Lotus Road at mile 4.5. At mile 11.3 turn left at the stop sign onto Hwy. 49, and follow 2 miles to the Adventure Connection sign at 6500 Hwy 49. Turn left into gate and follow signs to our meeting area.

Itinerary

Get ready for 2 great days on the river! After your arrival we’ll gather together, talk about our day and then head to the South Fork. En route your guides will present orientation and safety information. At the launch site you will receive your paddle, your life jacket, and a helmet. We warm up practicing paddling skills with our guides before heading for the rapids.

We stop mid-day for a delicious BBQ lunch along the river and then run more rapids such as Satan’s Cesspool, Bouncing Rock and Hospital Bar before we return to camp tired and happy with time to relax over dinner (including soda, beer, and wine) and campfire.

The next day, after breakfast, we shuttle to the North Fork ready for lots more fun and exciting rapids like Slaughter Sluice and Chamberlain Falls! We will enjoy lunch along the wilderness banks of the river and then run more rapids including the infamous Staircase!

We head home with fond farewells around 4:00 p.m., relaxed and filled with memories of a great river trip experience!

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Trip Planning & Lodging Info

Book Your American River Rafting Adventure Today!

We’re confident that you’ll agree with the editors of Sunset Magazine when they chose our whitewater rafting company as having one of the “Ten Best River Trips In the West”!

 

At the end of the trip you will have the chance to view and purchase photos of your raft running the South Fork—a wonderful reminder of your exciting day with Adventure Connection.

Book Now

Most Popular American River Rafting Trips

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.
American River Rafting, California White Water Rafting

This is the best California river rafting trip for first-time rafters as well as experienced paddlers, families with kids, groups of friends, and company team building outings. Whilst we truly believe that the more time you spend on a river the happier you’ll be…this trip is a gem!

California White Water Rafting Trips, Corporate Rafting Trips

This is our most popular American River rafting trip, and for good reason! It’s a wonderful day of rafting, excitement, fun and relaxation in a beautiful river canyon with lunch along the riverbank. Family-friendly and great for group outings!

White Water Rafting California, Red Wine and Rafting

This trip is two days of excitement, fun and relaxation in a beautiful river canyon.  1-Day Wine tasting, 1-Day rafting, one night camping & 11 miles of rafting. Enjoy 4 great meals prepared by your guides, and many other camping activities.

Contact Us

Fields marked (*) are required.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Subject

Your Message