california rafting trips & vacations

South Fork American 1/2 Day PM Gorge Run

North Fork American River is a GO this Spring

50% Off Kids on Weekdays

Camp #1 – Exclusive South Fork American River Group Camping

South Fork American River – Exclusive Riverside Group Campsite  

Join us for a whitewater rafting and camping adventure on the American River, and more!

We have American River Rafting trips suitable for all ages, 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!

  • Located within our private 40 acre camp in Lotus, California – off Highway 49 between Auburn and Placerville
  • Can accommodate 50+ people
  • Exclusive kitchen area just for your group
  • $500/night for up to 25 people (additional $20/person with 50 total max.)

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

Riverside camping with secluded nooks are abundant.


*Weekends require a 2 night min. when booking

*Please note when booking online you will only be able to reserve for the first 25 people. Please contact us if you have more than 25 and we will add them on our back end. Thanks for your cooperation.

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)