California River Trips: Government Permits

Because of our long history, we have acquired an elite set of large permits on 10 rivers, giving our guests access to some of the most spectacular canyons
in the State. More permits means more rivers, more choices, more dates, and more available space.

Government Permitting Agencies: Long-Standing Relationships Built on Mutual Respect

All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting operates under the permits and approval of the U.S. Forest Service, Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Auburn State Recreation Area, Bureau of Land Management, and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.

As a commercial outfitter, All-Outdoors offers a service through these agencies to help the public enjoy California's rivers from an intimate perspective.

During our 60+ years of California river rafting, we have developed outstanding relationships with governing agencies and are proud of working together to promote education, boating safety and the protection of California rivers. This has allowed us to continue to offer a wide variety of enjoyable river trips in beautiful canyons to our guests.

Notice: Water flows on the South Fork American River result from hydroelectric facilities located upstream. Such water releases are not subject to control of El Dorado County or commercial rafting companies operating under permits from the County of El Dorado.

All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting is an "Equal Opportunity Service Provider."

"To put it succinctly, All-Outdoors is exemplary in its relationship to this agency and the manner in which it conducts river trips in our resource area."
- R. A. Silver, California Dept. Of Parks and Recreation

All-Outdoors operates river trips in California under permits from:


United States Forest

United States Forest Service, Klamath, Stanislaus, El Dorado, and Tahoe Districts.


Bureau of Land Management, Folsom, California and Klamath Falls, Oregon


Nondiscrimination statement:

In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination: write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Bldg, 1400 Independence Ave, SW, Washington D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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