CALIFORNIA WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIPS

CALIFORNIA WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIPS BY RIVER

– Choose your rafting trip by the specific river or by the desired length of trip below! –

Rafting Trips for all ages and abilities!

Our whitewater rafting trips can suit a wide variety of rafters from ages 4+ to some of the toughest white water in California! Our trips are great for large groups, family adventure vacations, California sightseeing tours and locals!

Choosing your California White Water Rafting Adventure

We have a lot of options for white water rafting. Please feel free to contact us if you would like assistance in choosing your rafting trip.

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  • Class 2-3+
  • 1-2 days
  • 11-21 miles
  • Ages 7+
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Closest rafting to Sacramento, San Francisco and Lake Tahoe
  • Guaranteed dam controlled river
  • Available March thru October!
  • Camping available!
  • Great for groups!
  • Class 2-4+
  • 1-2 days
  • 17-25 miles
  • Ages 13-16+
  • Swimming skills required
  • Closest Class 4 rafting to Sacramento, San Francisco and Lake Tahoe
  • Guaranteed dam controlled river
  • Available March thru October!
  • Camping available!
  • Class 2-3+
  • 1/2 day rafting trip
  • 7 miles
  • Ages 7+
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Closest  rafting to Lake Tahoe and Reno!
  • Guaranteed dam controlled river
  • Available May thru September!
  • Camping available!
  • Great for groups!

  • Class 2-2+
  • 1/2 day rafting trip
  • 7 miles
  • Ages 4+ 
  • Best rafting trip for young kids!
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Close to Lake Tahoe, Sacramento and the Bay Area!
  • Guaranteed dam controlled river
  • Available May thru September!
  • Camping available!
  • Great for groups!
  • Class 4-5
  • 1-4 day rafting trips
  • 9-42 miles
  • Ages 14-16+ (depends on river flow)
  • All participants must swim
  • Close to Sacramento, Gold Country and Lake Tahoe!
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typically available March thru mid-June, sometimes into July!
  • Camping available!
  • Great for groups!
  • Maytag Run, Moss Canyon, Rossosco, and Bullards Bar runs!
  • Class 4+
  • 1 – 2 day trips (1/2 day sometimes available)
  • 11 miles
  • Ages 14-16+ (depends on river flow)
  • All participants must swim
  • Spring run, great combo with the South Fork American or North Yuba!
  • Typically available April thru mid-June, sometimes into July!
  • Camping available!
  • Great for groups!
  • Chamberlain Falls Run – rafting near the Bay area

 

Upper Klamath River

  • Class IV
  • 1-2 days
  • 11-17 miles.
  • Ages 15+
  • Swimming Required
  • Closest rafting to Mt. Shasta
  • Rafting in Oregon
  • Available May thru September!
  • Hells Corner and Caldera rapids!

Lower Klamath River

  • Class 2-3+
  • 1-4 day rafting trips
  • 9-42 miles
  • Ages 5+ (depends on river flow)
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Close to coastal Redwoods and Oregon!
  • Great flows all summer long!
  • Great for groups!
  • Beautiful wilderness trip
  • Ukonom Falls Side hike

Trinity River
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  • Class 2-3+
  • 2 day trips (1 days sometimes available)
  • 18 miles
  • Ages 5+ 
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Great all summer long rafting
  • Great for youth groups!
  • Pigeon Point Run 
  • Class 2-2+
  • 1-2 day rafting trips
  • 21 miles
  • Ages 4-5+ 
  • Hot Springs on river!
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Close to South Lake Tahoe
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typically available in April into June!
  • Great for famlies!
  • Class 4+
  • 1-2 day rafting trips
  • 10 or 20 miles
  • Ages 14+
  • All participants must swim
  • Close to Sequoia National Park and Visalia
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typical season runs from April into June 
  • Quick access from Los Angeles and San Diego
  • Class IV
  • 1-2 days
  • 11-17 miles.
  • Ages 15+
  • Swimming Required
  • Closest rafting to Yosemite
  • Rafting in central California
  • Available May thru September!
  • Rafting near Yosemite 
  • Wild and Scenic river section

Upper Sacramento River

  • Class 4-5
  • 1-4 day rafting trips
  • 9-42 miles
  • Ages 10+ (depends on river flow)
  • All participants must swim
  • Close to Redding and Mt. Shasta
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typically available in April and May!

Burnt Ranch Gorge – Trinity River

  • Class 4/5
  • 1-2 day rafting trips
  • 10 or 20 miles
  • Ages 16+ 
  • All participants must swim
  • Previous Class 4 rafting required
  • Regulated flows – until 2019
  • Usually available from May into July

Merced River Rafting

  • Class 3 or 4
  • Half day and 1 day rafting trips
  • 11 or 16 miles
  • Ages 7-10+ (depends on the Class)
  • All participants must swim
  • Close to Yosemite and El Portal
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typical season runs from April into June 

Cal Salmon and Scott Rivers

  • Class 4/5
  • 2-3 days
  • 18-28 miles.
  • Ages 16+
  • Swimming Required
  • Previous Class 4 rafting required
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typical season runs from April into June 
ABOUT RAFT CALIFORNIA

With over 25 years of running the highest quality rafting trips and river tours, Raft California invites you to join us on one of our spectacular rafting adventures!

We have whitewater rafting trips on over 12 rivers in Northern California, Oregon, and into Nevada! Rivers include the South Fork American, Middle Fork American, North Fork American, North Yuba, Truckee, Tuolumne, Kaweah and more!.

CONTACT US!
Raft California
6500 State Highway 49
Lotus, CA 95651-9764
(530) 626-7385
info@RaftCalifornia.com
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