About Us

Founded in 1978, W.E.T. River Trips is the Sacramento area’s premier whitewater rafting company. Our whitewater rafting trips are tailored to all skill levels, and our professional guides are ready to show groups of all ages an unforgettable rafting experience.

Featured Trips

Located just outside of downtown Sacramento is the Chili Bar run of the American River’s South Fork. Take in California’s beautiful scenery as you enjoy some of the river’s best rapids, such as the Meat Grinder, Triple Threat, the world famous “Troublemaker.” This half-day experience includes a professional guide, lunch and safety equipment.

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Groups of all skill levels and adventure-seeking will love the Gorge, a mix of relaxing and scenic Class II whitewater with the excitement of Class III rapids in a beautiful canyon, Enjoy the wave train hydraulics of Upper Haystack Canyon and make your way through famous rapids such as Fowler’s Rock, Satan’s Cesspool and Hospital Bar. This half-day experience includes a professional guide, lunch, and safety equipment.

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The Middle Fork of the American River offers an unforgettable rafting experience, with big drops and thrilling rapids. Interspersed between the numerous rapids, including the famous Tunnel Chute, are calm stretches that allow you to soak in the beauty of the wilderness canyon. This full day trip includes a professional guide, lunch, and safety equipment.

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Located just outside of downtown Auburn the North Fork American is an adrenline filled class IV+ River just 45 minutes for Sacramento. Enjoy the day on this wild and scenic river canyon with rapid such as Slaughters Sluice, Chamberlin Falls, Staircase, and Bogus Thunder.

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Ready to do it all in one day? The Full South Fork of the American River is an all day trip allowing you to experience both the Chili Bar and Gorge Runs in the same day. With approximately 26 miles of whitewater, one of the longest single day trips in California, this is one trip to experience it all.

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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 top-of-the-line 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.

Competitive Group Pricing

Looking for a great teambuliding 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. Our state of the art reservations system allows you to pay online, fill out electronic waivers and forward trip information to your party with ease.

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