Just outside Yosemite National Park you'll find the Merced River along route 140, and the Tuolumne & Cherry Creek (Upper Tuolumne) along Hwy 120. These rivers actually have their origin in Yosemite. Designated Wild & Scenic Rivers, they will amaze you not only with their beauty, but also with their exhilarating rapids.
For a side-by-side comparison of these three rivers go to our Yosemite Rafting page.
See a map showing all 10 of our California Rivers with more information about each:
"I wanted to break up my hikes in Yosemite, so I decided to go white water rafting in between the days I was hiking. Such a great choice and an even better choice of rafting companies. Our guide Joe couldn't have been nicer and more knowledgeable. He showed us a great time. I've been rafting a few times in Colorado and although the rapids might have been a little bigger, this was by far and away a better trip. Thanks again Joe & All-Outdoors. Looking forward to the next rafting trip."