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Whitewater River Rafting Trips near
Pleasanton, CA

Within a 3-hour drive from Pleasanton and the general San Francisco Bay Area are 9 of California's best whitewater rafting rivers. Families with kids, groups of friends and adventurous thrill-seekers will all find a river that fits the bill.

  • The South Fork American River is the most popular whitewater river in California with fun-filled rapids and beautiful scenery. A great time for kids and adults alike!
  • The Middle Fork American River flows through a remote and steep wilderness canyon but is only hours away from Pleasanton. Natural beauty and Class III-IV whitewater are the perfect combination.
  • Head toward Yosemite National Park and you will find the Wild and Scenic Merced & Tuolumne Rivers. The nearby Cherry Creek (Upper Tuolumne) is considered US' most challenging Class V whitewater.
  • Go South toward Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park and experience the Kaweah River.

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