Tuolumne River: Premier Class IV Rafting In California

White Water Rafting – MODESTO – California – I just returned from my Class IV white water rafting adventure on the Tuolumne River, and I can safely say it is one of the best California rafting trips for experienced rafters. Whether you’re a veteran or an eager intermediate rafter, this awesome remote river, which is not accessible by road, offers a thrilling wilderness adventure among some of the most beautiful scenery in California.

Top Notch Rafting On The Tuolumne River

The Tuolumne River (pronounced “too-all-o-me”) near Modesto, California is hands down one of the best California white water rafting destinations. This 18 mile run boasts impressive Class IV rapids and plenty of wide, sandy beaches for camping along the Tuolumne River. Because it is not accessible by road, participants must bring all the necessary gear with them. Let Adventure Connection, a great rafting outfitter recommended by the California Rafting Alliance, take care of the rest. The Tuolumne River’s most famous rapids include Rams Head, Cabin, Steamboat, Rock Garden, Hells Kitchen and the big kahuna, Clavey Falls.

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Rafting on the Tuolumne River offers an unforgettable outdoor experience for serious rafters. According to expert rafting guide Ted Bilton of the World Rafting Alliance, “The Tuolumne River combines the beauty of Yosemite National Park with the thrills of class IV whitewater rafting.” Fishing and hiking along the Tuolumne offer a much needed break to the constant adrenaline rush of this California rafting trip. Plus the surrounding nature and scenery is truly breathtaking.

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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