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South Fork American Riverside Camping

Riverside Camping on the South Fork American River in Lotus, CA

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

Our 4 person Canvas tent rentals are offered as an add on to a rafting adventure*!

We have American River whitewater rafting trips suitable for all age including families with kids ages 4 and up! Our riverside campground is perfect for any size group!

  • Families
  • Corporate groups
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette parties
  • Scout groups
  • Birthday Parties
  • Singles / Couples

Camping is available to our rafting guests @ $15/person for each night. Our overnight trips usually include 1-2 nights camping already.

Many of our guests bring their own kitchen items to cook at camp. Please be aware that we do not provide any BBQ’s or kitchen items, you are welcome to bring your own.

Open Fires – We usually have a ban on open flames (campfires, charcoal BBQ’s etc) in the peak summer months when California is especially susceptible to fires. We do not usually allow any campfires, charcoal BBQ’s or any open flame at camp. Propane cook stoves & BBQ’s are allowed, so we suggest you plan on bringing those if you are cooking at camp.

*If you are looking to go camping on the river, but not interested in a rafting trip, please Contact Us. We do not always offer just a camping option, and if we are not, we are happy to give you information on local camping options!


our river camp is full of secluded nooks for sleeping out under the stars.


We've got spots for your campers and RV's. (Sorry, no hookups)


Do your thing in comfort with our individual showers and flush toilets!


up to 25 people (additional $20/person with 50 total max.)