Whitewater River Rafting Trips
in Northern California

Within Northern California are 10 of the best whitewater rafting rivers. For example:

  • The South Fork American River is the most popular whitewater river in California with great rapids and beautiful scenery. Fun for everyone.
  • The Middle Fork American River, just 50 miles from Sacramento, flows through a 2000-foot deep wilderness canyon and has a taste of Class IV (intermediate) rafting.
  • Head toward Yosemite National Park and you'll find the Merced & Tuolumne Rivers.
  • Go South toward Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park and experience the Kaweah River.
  • The California Salmon River, 6 hours north of Sacramento, thrills experienced rafters.

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"All-Outdoors is a great rafting company. They're large enough to raft most of the major Northern California rivers, but they are also family-owned and small enough that every trip (I've now done 4) feels like a special outing. The guides are a lot of fun and always professional and safe."

-David from San Mateo, CA

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