EAST fORK CARSON RIVER – 1 DAY RAFT TRIP

EAST FORK CARSON RIVER | 1-DAY WILDERNESS TRIP WITH HOT SPRINGS

Experience the naturally free flowing 21 mile East Carson River! Boasting mellow Class 2-2+ rapids, making it family friendly and an ideal outdoor rafting and wilderness camping adventure! Join professional hosts and take advantage of the natural hot-springs (aceess from overnight camping area), scenery and wilderness surroundings.

Tributary Whitewater Tours/RaftCalifornia.com operates under permit from the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.

East Fork Carson River | 1-Day Wilderness Trip

Trip Highlights

  • Amazing spring rafting experience with majestic views!
  • Great for families with young kids – be aware its a long day!
  • Close to Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and the Bay Area
  • Mellow rapids
  • Secluded wilderness setting
  • Inflatable Kayak rentals typically available
  • Natural Hot Springs to soak in at lunch!

Price

Everyday

$149 – adult
$139 – youth (5-17) / senior (62+)

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

Discounts available for groups of 6 or more.

Departure Times

9:30 AM

River Rating

Class II-II+ (Beginner)
21 Miles long!

Itinerary

We meet you at 9:30am at the Carson River Resort in Markleville, CA
  • Trip prep and orientation @ Hangmans Bridge put-in
  • Rafting!
  • Stop for riverside lunch @ natural Hot Springs!
  • More rafting!
  • Take out at BLM Boat Ramp near Gardnerville, NV (We typically use a local shuttle service to bring our guests vehicles for the overnight East Carson river rafting trip – so they also return them to the take-out for swift return home). There may be an additional fee of $75+ per vehicle for this service. 

 

Please note times are an approximation and we may end up running ahead of, or behind schedule…we like to call it “river time”!

 

Directions

Meeting Location: Carson River Resort, Markleeville, CA

Travel time is approximately 45 minutes South of South Lake Tahoe, 2.25 hours from Sacramento, and about 4 hours from most Bay Area Locations.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

Trip Planning Info

East Fork Carson River Rafting Photos

East Carson River Rafting – Local Hotels, Motels, Bed & Breakfasts

All accommodations located in Markleeville, CA 96120 unless otherwise stated.

 

  • Carson River Resort – 2.5 miles S. of Markleeville. Cabins with showers/baths, kitchenettes. RV hookups and tent sites. Our usual meeting location for our trips. (877) 694-2229, (530) 694-2229.
  • Woodfords Inn – At junction of Hwy. 89/88 in Woodfords. (855) 694-2111, (530) 694-2111
  • Creekside Lodge 14820 California 89. Newly renovated, 12 rooms. Cable TV & phones. (530) 694-2411, (866) 802-7335.
  • Sorensen’s – 14255 Hwy. 88, Hope Valley, CA 96120. Located west of Hwy. 89/88 junction in Woodfords, 10 miles from meeting location. Cafe, sauna. 29 varied cabins, bathrooms, some kitchens & wood stoves. (530) 694-2203 or (800) 423-9949.
  • Alpine County Chamber of Commerce Lodging Category
  • South Lake Tahoe Lodging Options – about 50 minutes away
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
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