LOWER MIDDLE FORK / SOUTH FORK AMERICAN RIVER – 2 DAY COMBO RAFT TRIP

 

2 Day Lower Middle Fork / South Fork American River Rafting Trip

 

The Lower Middle Fork & South Fork 2 day overnight trip is a great first time American River Rafting trip for younger children. We meet after lunch (on your own) in Auburn for the 1/2 day Class 2 trip for the first day to “warm-up”. Inflatable kayaks may be available on the first day for added excitement for teens and more adventurous participants.

 

Camp at our Riverside camp on the South Fork American River where dinner and breakfast are provided. On Day 2 you can raft just Class II rafting or extend your trip for youths ages 7+ on the Class III section after lunch.

Lower Middle Fork / South Fork American River | 2-Day Trip

Trip Highlights

  • Best rafting trip for families with young kids – ages 4+
  • Close to Sacramento, Lake Tahoe and the Bay Area
  • Mellow rapids with the option for more on day 2
  • Inflatable Kayak rentals possible for day 1
  • All summer long! From Mid-May thru the end of September

Price

Monday & Thursday Family Special Departures
$249 – adult
$124.50 – youth *
$229 – senior (62+) / additional youths
* 50% off each youth (4-16) with every full paying adult

 

Saturday & Sunday
$279 – adult
$259 – youth (4-16) / senior (62+)

All prices are subject to an 8% state/county river access fee.
Discounts available for groups of 6 or more.

 

Departure Times

12:30 PM

River Rating

Class II-III (Beginner)
11 to 20 Miles long!

 

Itinerary

We meet in the afternoon for the first day, so be sure to have a good lunch before you arrive. Transportation to put-in in provided and you will receive personal flotation devices, paddles & helmets and pre-trip instruction before launching. There is a professional river guide on each raft, and if you rented a kayak they will be giving instructions to those people as well.

 

We take our time enjoying this secluded river canyon and you will be returned to the original meeting location and given directions to our camp on the South Fork American River. A delicious Dinner and Breakfast are provided at our overnight camp location.

 

Day 2 rafting does not start till late morning so you can have a mellow start to the the morning. We begin with another 4 miles of Class II than return to camp for lunch. If you have kids in your group over 7 years old or adults who want more excitement they will continue onto some Class III and III+ rapids after lunch.

Directions

Behind Raleys – 13384 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603

Travel time is approximately 45 minutes from Sacramento, 1 hour from North Lake Tahoe and 2-2.5 hours from the Bay Area.

 

From Sacramento:

  • Get on I-80 East towards Reno
  • Take exit 121 for Auburn Ravine Rd toward Foresthill
  • Turn right onto Auburn Ravine Rd
  • Use the 2nd from the left lane to turn left onto Lincoln Way
  • Turn right onto Silver Bend Way (past the Raley’s shopping center) and turn right into the rear parking area behind Raley’s, continue UP THE RAMP where you will see our vehicles. You can also access this rear lot by turning into the Raley’s parking lot and turn right, drive around the right end of the building and into the large upper lot.

 

From Truckee/Reno:

  • Get on I-80 West towards Sacramento
  • Take the Foresthill exit in Auburn
  • Turn left over I-80
  • Use the 2nd from the left lane to turn left onto Lincoln Way
  • Turn right onto Silver Bend Way (past the Raley’s shopping center) and turn right into the rear parking area behind Raley’s, continue UP THE RAMP where you will see our vehicles. You can also access this rear lot by turning into the Raley’s parking lot and turn right, drive around the right end of the building and into the large upper lot.

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We’re confident that you’ll agree with the editors of Sunset Magazine when they chose our whitewater rafting company as having one of the “Ten Best River Trips In the West”!

At the end of the trip you will have the chance to view and purchase photos of your raft running the South Fork—a wonderful reminder of your exciting day with Adventure Connection.

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ABOUT ADVENTURE CONNECTION

With over 25 years of running the highest quality rafting trips and river tours, Adventure Connection invites you to join us on one of our spectacular rafting adventures. We have whitewater rafting trips on the South Fork American, Middle Fork American, North Fork American, Tuolumne and Kaweah rivers.

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6500 State Highway 49
Lotus, CA 95651-9764
(530) 626-7385
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