Family Rafting Trips

Family White Water Rafting

1/2 day, 1 day, and overnight vacations with riverside camping & meals included

Our white water rafting adventures are suitable for even the youngest rafters starting at ages 4+.

Class 2
Ages 4+
Beginner Rafting Trips for Families

  • Class 2-2+
  • 1/2 day & overnight trips
  • 7 miles
  • Ages 4+
  • Close to Lake Tahoe, Sacramento and the Bay Area!
  • Guaranteed all summer!
  • Camping available!
  • Class 2-2+
  • 1-2 day rafting trips
  • 21 miles
  • Ages 4-5+
  • Hot Springs on river!
  • Close to South Lake Tahoe
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Class 2-3+
  • 1 day & 2 day trips
  • 18 miles
  • Ages 5+
  • Non-swimmers welcome
  • Great all summer long rafting
  • Great for youth groups!
  • Pigeon Point Run

Lower Klamath River

  • Class 2-3+
  • 2 – 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!
  • True wilderness trip

Class 3-3+
Ages 7-8+
Beginner/Intermediate Rafting Trips for Families

These rafting trips are ideal for non-swimmers who want some fun and exciting rapids! Overnight trips with camping and meals are available on most rivers making them a great option for youth groups looking for an outdoor experience!

  • 1-2 days
  • 11-21 miles
  • Ages 7+
  • Close to Sacramento, San Francisco and Lake Tahoe
  • April – October!
  • Camping available!
  • 1/2 day rafting trip
  • 7 miles
  • Ages 7+
  • Closest rafting to Lake Tahoe and Reno!
  • Available May thru September!
  • Great for groups!
  • 1 day trips June – August
  • 18 miles
  • Ages 5+
  • Great all summer long rafting
  • Pigeon Point Run

Lower Klamath River

  • 2 – 4 day rafting trips
  • 9 – 42 miles
  • Ages 5+
  • Close to coastal Redwoods and Oregon!
  • Great flows all summer long!
  • True wilderness trip

Class 4
Ages 14+
Intermediate/Advanced Rafting Trips for Families

These are our most popular trips, please visit our Class 4 Rafting Trip page for more options.

  • Class 2-4+
  • 1-2 days
  • 17-25 miles
  • Ages 14-16+
  • Swimming skills required
  • Closest Class 4 rafting to Sacramento, San Francisco and Lake Tahoe
  • Guaranteed dam controlled river
  • Available May thru October!
  • Camping available!
  • Class 4-5
  • 1-4 day rafting trips
  • 9-42 miles
  • Ages 14-16+ (depends on river flow)
  • All participants must swim
  • Spring run – availability depends on snowpack run-off.
  • Typically available March thru mid-June, sometimes into July!
  • Class 4+
  • 1 – 2 day trips
  • 11 miles
  • Ages 14-16+ (depends on river flow)
  • All participants must swim
  • Typically available April thru mid-June, sometimes into July!
  • Camping available!
  • 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!

Class 5
Ages 16+
Advanced Rafting Trips for Adrenaline Driven Families –

Please visit our Class 5 Rafting Trip page for these options.