What to Wear for White Water Rafting

Are you planning a river adventure on one of our 10 California Rivers and wondering what to wear for white water rafting? Proper attire is crucial for a comfortable and enjoyable experience on the river. Whether you're embarking on a thrilling spring, summer, or fall rafting trip, or wondering if and why you need to wear a wetsuit, we've got you covered. Read on to discover our helpful tips and recommendations for the right clothes for white water rafting in California.

What to Wear for Spring Rafting

Springtime is a prime season to hit the rapids in California! During the spring months the weather and river conditions vary, so proper attire is especially important. We have compiled valuable insights into dressing for this season and will guide you on the essentials that will keep you comfortable during your spring adventure: What to Wear for Spring Rafting in California.

What to Wear for Summer Rafting

Summertime brings sunny days and warm temperatures, making it a popular time for white water rafting. We’ll help you stay cool (but not cold!) and protected with our tips on what to wear and what to leave at home while navigating the river. Discover What to Wear for Summer Rafting in California.


What to Wear for Fall Rafting

Early fall may be just as hot as any summer day. However, as the weather starts to cool down later in fall, dressing appropriately becomes even more crucial. Our list of must-have clothing items for your autumn rafting excursion will help you prepare for an unforgettable fall rafting experience. Find more about Getting “River Ready” for a Fall Rafting Trip in California.

Benefits of Wearing a Wetsuit for Rafting: When & Why

If you are wondering about the benefits of wearing a wetsuit while white water rafting, there are instances when these suits become necessary due to river conditions and weather. Wetsuits provide not only thermal insulation but also protection and added flotation. Rest assured that if wetsuits are required for your rafting trip, we will provide them at no cost. Learn more about the Benefits of Wearing a Wetsuit for Rafting and how they work to enhance your overall rafting experience.


More Questions?

We hope these insights into what to wear for white water rafting have been helpful in preparing you for your upcoming adventure. If you need other information to prepare for your rafting trip (such as meet place address, driving directions, nearby accommodations, or what to bring), you can find it all on our Trip Details page.

Contact Us if you have any further questions or need personalized recommendations. We look forward to seeing you on the river!


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