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South Fork American 1/2 Day PM Gorge Run

North Fork American River is a GO this Spring

50% Off Kids on Weekdays

Fall Camping Deals

American River Camping Specials!

October has proved to be beautiful in Northern California, especially at our South Fork American River Campground in Lotus, CA. Located close to Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and the Bay Area, our camp has showers, flushing toilets and lots of riverfront camping!

We also have private group sites to accommodate larger groups & 4 person Canvas tent rentals for those who don’t have or want to set up their own tent.

Our camp is one of the best on the South Fork American River, with gaming area, upgraded restrooms & outdoor showers.

American River Camping Rates from October 1-31, 2021

Camping Option Discounted Rate Regular Rate
Bring your own tent $10/person $15/person
Canvas Tent Rental
(sleeps up to 4)
$100/night $160/night
Group Campsite
(for up to 50 people)
$300/night $$500/night

Bring your own tent:

There is plenty of space at our camp to set up your own tent. Hammocks are also welcome.

4 Person Canvas Tents

We have several Canvas Tents you can rent for that Glamping feeling on the American River. Each is secured to a wood platform with private deck and includes:

  • 4 cots with 2″ thick sleeping pads
  • 4 chairs & side table on deck
  • solar lights that go on automatically at dusk

Private Group Campsite

This site can accommodate up to about 50 campers. Vehicles are not allowed within this site, but you have private shaded parking that is just a 3 minute walk away. This is perfect for large group who are cooking their own meals. There is a concrete pad kitchen area with shade structure and lots of counter space for a buffet. There is a large stainless steel sink (water is potable) for cleaning dishes.

There’s Still Rafting Trips Too!

The South Fork American River is Dam Controlled with guaranteed water on Saturdays in October. Check out our Specials for weekend deals!

Class 2 Lotus Run Class 2-3+ Gorge Run

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