The North Fork American River provides a fun yet challenging white water rafting. These trips are available in the spring when the free flowing river is getting ideal flows from the snowpack in the Sierra’s. They are not for first time rafters and swimming skills are required.
We meet in Auburn, California in the morning and depart to the put in near Colfax. The shuttles are off-road so we have top notch vans to get you there safely. Upon arrival you will see what makes this river so special, the water is emerald green and there are amazing rocks lining the banks of the river. The water is typically cold (it is snowmelt) so depending on water levels and air temperature, wet suits may be mandatory.
The rapids are close together, and action packed with big drops and large boulders in the river to avoid. The Chamberlain Falls run has many Class 4-4+ rapids and is a must do for any adventure seeker!
This trip can also be combined with the South Fork American River for a 2 day Camping & Rafting vacation, due to it’s spring availability and adventurous aspect it is a popular trip for Bachelor Party Groups as well.