There are several exciting whitewater river rafting trips near Yosemite National Park, California, with trip options for both beginners and experienced rafters alike.
Just outside Yosemite National Park you'll find the Merced River along route 140, and the Tuolumne & Cherry Creek (Upper Tuolumne) along Hwy 120. These rivers actually have their origin in Yosemite. Designated Wild & Scenic Rivers, they will amaze you not only with their beauty, but also with their exhilarating rapids.
For a side-by-side comparison of these three rivers go to our Yosemite Rafting page.
Or, see a map showing all 10 of our California Rivers with more information about each.