YOUR AMERICAN RIVER RAFTING ADVENTURE

When you embark on an American River rafting adventure with WET River Trips, you will:

  1. Experience powerful, world-class whitewater runs, including class III and IV rapids
  2. Enjoy amazing gourmet meals made from fresh ingredients
  3. Float through deep, natural river canyons
  4. Relax and camp on sand beaches
  5. See miracles of nature, including Bald Eagles, River Otters, and much more

Chili Bar

River: South Fork American River
Section: The Nugget - Camp Lotus
Best for: Families, Corporate Groups, Youth Groups, Everyone!
Length: 1 Day
Class: III
Min Age: 7
Skill: First Timer, Athletic First Timer, Intermediate
Departs From: Camp Lotus (MAP)
Meals: Lunch
Duration: 9:00 AM - Approximately 2:00 PM
Prices Start At: $89

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The Gorge

River: South Fork American River
Section: Camp Lotus  - Skunk Hollow
Best for: Families, Corporate Groups, Youth Groups, Everyone!
Length: 1 Day
Class: III
Min Age: 7
Skill: First Timer, Athletic First Timer, Intermediate
Departs From: Camp Lotus (MAP)
Meals: Lunch
Duration: 10:00 AM - Approximately 4:30 PM
Prices Start At: $99

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Full River - South Fork American

River: South Fork American River
Section: The Nugget - Skunk Hollow
Best for: Families, Corporate Groups, Youth Groups, Everyone!
Length: 1 Day
Class: III
Min Age: 7
Skill: First Timer, Athletic First Timer, Intermediate
Departs From: Camp Lotus (Map)
Meals: Lunch
Duration: 9:00 AM - Approximately 5:00 PM
Prices start at: $109
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The Middle Fork

River: Middle Fork of the American River
Section: Oxbow Reservoir - Ruck A Chucky Campground
Best for: Experienced Rafters, Adventurous First Timers
Length: 1 Day
Class: IV
Min. Age: 14
Skill:  Athletic First Timer, Intermediate
Departs From: Behind Raley's, 13384 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
Meals: Lunch
Duration: 8:30 AM - Approximately 4:00 PM
Prices Start At: $109

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North Fork

River: North Fork of the American River
Section: Iowa Hill Road - Ponderosa Road
Best for: Adventures, Thrill Seekers, Experienced Rafters
Length: 1 Day
Class: IV+
Min. Age: 16
Skill:  Intermediate, Experienced
Departs From: Behind Raley's, 13384 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603
Meals: Lunch
Duration: Approximately 6 hours. Start Times Vary.
Prices Start At: $129

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Our Trips Include

Professionally Trained Guides

Our team members have an average of ten years experience and are professionally trained in river running, CPR and First Aid. Our Trip Leaders are Swift Water Rescue trained and many of our staff have advanced licensing in Wilderness First Aid, EMT, EMR, and Nursing.

River Side Meals

Enjoy lunch by the river, specially-prepared by your guide.* Sign up for a multi-day trip to enjoy customer favorites, such as our Pineapple Upside-Down Cake and Dutch Oven Brownies. *Not included on "Express" trips.

Professional Equipment

Safety is our top priority. You’ll be provided with a white water specific life jacket, paddle and helmet. We require helmets on all of our trips.

Capture the Moment

We have photographers along the river there to capture some of your favorite moments! Packages available for purchase at the conclusion of your trip.

Great Group Pricing

Looking for a great team-buliding experience? (Or looking to keep your relatives busy at your upcoming reunion?) We offer great rates for groups of 12 or more. Call today for more info.

Customer Service

Our experienced administrative staff are here to answer any questions you may have. Ready to book now? Our state of the art reservations system allows you to book and pay online, fill out electronic waivers and forward trip information to your party with ease.

Will there be enough water to Raft!?
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