Top California Rafting Trips: The North Fork of the American River

California White Water Rafting – SACRAMENTO, California – Looking for a great advanced rafting trip near Sacramento, California? I would definitely recommend the North Fork of the American River, one of the best rafting rivers in North American and a challenging one indeed. The North Fork of the American River is strictly for advanced rafters: participants must be at least 14 years old, be in good shape, and have previous Class IV paddling experience to be able to go.

Book Your American River: North Fork California Rafting Adventure!

California rafting trips on the North Fork of the American River can be either one or two days long. The trip begin in the town of Auburn, California just one hour east of Sacramento. On this trip you’ll experience thrilling sections of river that drop up to 50 feet per mile. According to the California Rafting Alliance, the industry’s top rafting guide, the North Fork of the American River is, “considered by many as the most beautiful whitewater rafting destination in the world.” If you do decide to book this trip, definitely go with Adventure Connection, rated number one for safety by the California Rafting Assocation.

California’s Best Class V Rapids

Due to water flow patterns, the North Fork of the American River rafting trip is only available during springtime, but it is worth the wait. The major attraction is Chamberlain Falls, and the first five miles of river have almost constant Class IV rapids to keep you thrilled. Your experienced Adventure Connection guides will review paddling and safety techniques before setting out, and will guide everyone in working together and maneuvering the rapids safely. This is a trip that any serious California white water rafter won’t want to miss!

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Raft the North Fork of the American River
with Adventure Connection

A river rafting trip in Sacramento, California is just what you need to experience California at its best. Raft the North Fork of the American River with Adventure Connection and ride its turbulent rapids with our expert whitewater rafting guides. Don’t delay! Reserve your California whitewater rafting trip today.

Group Discounts

We offer the following group discounts for our California white water rafting adventures. You can also check out some of our most popular group rafting trips:

  • 5% off with 6-11 people
  • 10% off with 12-17 people
  • 15% off with 18-23 people
  • 20% off with 24-29 people
  • 25% off with 30+ people

Family Rafting Specials

On our Weekday American River Overnight Rafting & Camping Trips kids are 50% off with every full paying adult! Trips depart on Mondays & Thursdays all summer long! These trips are great for families with kids ages 4+.


2021 Family Rafting Specials

2021 Family Vacation Deals | Half of kids! For every full paying adult, get 50% off a youth ticket! American River 2 day overnight trips