Hang onto your hats! The Kaweah River provides the ultimate challenge in California white water rafting. Reserved for only the most experienced—and bravest—rafters the trip departs near the Sequoia National Park. The Kaweah is one of America’s steepest rivers, boasting an average gradient drop of 70’ per mile. The white water is described as “torrential,” and it is bound to get your adrenaline going as you fly along this scenic waterway.
California White Water Rafting on the Tuolumne River
Okay, time for a breather. Once you’ve survived the California white water rafting challenge on the Kaweah River, take a step back and enjoy the slightly less hair-raising experience of rafting on the Tuolumne River. Located west of Yosemite, the Tuolumne River is an intermediate, medium to high intensity white water experience. This rafting trip takes you through one of the most breathtaking granite canyons in the Sierra. As one exciting rapid flows into another, you won’t want to be anywhere else in the world.