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Tuolumne River

2-Day Tuolumne River Trips

Two days in a beautiful 2000'-deep National Wild & Scenic River canyon.
Very few people, remote beach camping and exploratory side hikes.

Class Class III & Class IV+ both days
18 miles
Lunch, dinner, breakfast, lunch

$479

Monday-Thursday


$499

Friday, Sunday


$519

Saturday

Sample Itinerary

DAY ONE

  • Meet in the morning, outside Groveland
  • Sign-in, pack personal gear
  • Shuttle, load gear rafts, instruction
  • Class IV+ rapids
  • Riverside lunch
  • Class IV rapids
  • Set up camp
  • Optional side hike and/or relax
  • Dinner, campfire (fire season permitting), dessert, revelry!
  • Fall asleep under the stars

DAY TWO

  • Coffee, breakfast, relax
  • Break camp, load gear rafts
  • Class IV+ Clavey Rapid
  • Class II-III rapids
  • Riverside lunch
  • Class IV rapids
  • Take-out at Lake Don Pedro, shuttle
  • Trip ends late afternoon

Beginning with the Class IV boulder slalom of Rock Garden Rapid, you'll find that the whitewater on your first day hardly lets up. You'll speed through complex, demanding rapids until we stop for lunch. Back on the water, you'll careen through more Class IV whitewater before we reach our camp for the evening. While your guides prepare dinner, you can relax in the shade, fish, go for a hike, or take a nap—whatever suits your mood. After an enjoyable meal, you'll spend the night nestled in the beauty of the Tuolumne Canyon.

The next morning, you'll awaken to freshly brewed coffee and a hearty meal. Another day of whitewater brings more challenges and thrills. You'll experience the intensity of Class IV+ Clavey Falls before floating through a quieter Class II-III section of the river. But it's not long before the Class IV action returns with rapids like Grey's Grindstone, Cabin, and Hell's Kitchen. We take out on the quiet waters of Lake Don Pedro.

The itinerary above may be altered due to a range of variables, including river flow levels, water release schedules, time of year, and other factors. Contact us if you have any questions.

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Awesome Experience~

"Was one of the best family vacations we had been on and the staff could not have been more professional, knowledgeable and engaging. We have been telling all of our friends and family (the ones that can handle themselves) that we are going to do this again next year. Was just a fantastic experience~"

Sheri M from Palos Verdes, California

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