Whitewater River Rafting Trips near San Jose, CA

Within a three-hour drive from San Jose are nine of California's best whitewater rafting rivers.

  • 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, 178 miles from San Jose, 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.

Whitewater Rafting San Jose CA


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"Thank you All Outdoors for fantastic first experience into whitewater rafting! I had so much fun this weekend I'm already planning my next trip. I stumbled upon this company after doing a random google search for whitewater rafting. Of course, I saw the Yelp reviews and booked with this company. I loved our raft guide Erin! The lunch they provide is delicious and the guides are all extremely experienced, knowledgeable and a great time to be around. Our one day, six hour trip was more than worth then 3 hour drive from San Jose and I can't wait to go rafting again."

-Lorrie M. from San Mateo, CA

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