South Fork American River – Private Riverside Camp  

Join us for a whitewater rafting and camping adventure on the American River, and more! We have trips suitable for all age including families with kids ages 4 and up! Large groups are easily accommodated including Youth Groups, Scout Groups, Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties, Corporate Groups, Retreats, Family Reunions and more! 

Private 40 acre ranch in Lotus, California – off Highway 49 between Auburn and Placerville

Riverside camping with secluded nooks is abundant

Rafting Trips for All Ages!

RV’s Welcome! (no hook-ups)

Individual Showers

Flushing Toilets


Camp is located at 6500 Highway 49 in Lotus, CA 95651.

There are large Raft California signs at the entrance with our awesome #GreenWave logo! Please follow the signs to the proper parking location.

The following rules apply:

  • Quiet hours from 10:00PM – 7:00AM (El Dorado County Ordinance)
  • No Vehicles beyond marked signs/gates
  • Please be respectful for other vehicles
  • 5MPF speed limit on our dirt road (creates a dusty environment with lots of speedy cars)