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Best White Water Rafting in US

Whitewater Adventures - Experience The River Like Never Before!

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Best White Water Rafting in California

Best Reviewed
Rafting Company

A leader in the whitewater rafting industry for over 45 years, we’ve made the conscious decision to focus on quality trips rather than how many people we can take down the river each day. This focus on providing the best experience for every one of our customers, whether they are coming with us on their own or as part of a group of 100 has proven to be the way to go for both our customers and our guides. Providing the highest quality trips has resulted in attracting and keeping the highest quality and experienced guides in the industry. The amazing reviews from our customers show how our quality over quantity decision makes us stand out amongst the competition. Come join us on the American River or any of our other rivers to find out for yourself why we are the best reviewed rafting company. We guarantee you will notice the difference WET River Trips makes on your next whitewater adventure!!!

River Guides end of season staff trip

Featured Trips

Eager for more splashes on the South Fork of the American River

South Fork American River Chili Bar

Our most popular day trip boasts rapids right from the start. Surf a hole at ChilI Bar Hole and enjoy favorite rapids, including Meatgrinder, Triple Threat and Trouble Maker, the river’s most challenging and exciting rapid. These rapids are followed by a relaxing float through Marshall Gold Discovery State Park in Coloma.

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Best white water rafting in US - American River Rafting

Afternoon Lower (Gorge – Class 3)

Float along the South Fork’s Class 2 section and take in scenic views of  golden rolling foothills, before the canyon narrows into a granite gorge where you will plunge through thrilling Class 3 rapids like Satan’s Cesspool, Bouncing Rock and Hospital Bar, to name a few. A customer favorite, this trip is perfect for any size and type of group.

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Starting an overnight whitewater rafting trip on the South Fork of the American River in the spring

South Fork 2 Day (Class III)

One day is just never enough to truly enjoy what rafting has to offer. Join us on this two day trip and let us take care of all the details! Two days of camping, meals, and adventure.

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Why
Raft Wet?

River Guide

These guys
are the best!

Feel safe with our awesome team. Our professional white water rafting guides average over ten years of 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. These guys love whitewater and you’ll feel the difference on a trip with us!

Delicious deli style lunch served with all full day rafting trips

The Best Places with the
Best Food!

We believe that great food and great views makes for a great trip and we will make believers out of you! Rafting on the American River is a great way to build up an appetite and we’ll make sure you don’t go hungry. All of our trips* include a deluxe deli spread prepared fresh riverside by your amazing guides. *Not included in “Express” trips.

Online booking for your rafting trip right from your phone

Outstanding Customer Support!

Our experienced reservation staff are here to answer any questions you may have. Our staff does double duty, out on the water and in the office to ensure they can guide you to the experience that is right for you! Ready to book now? Our reservations system allows you to book and pay online. Details of your trip will be sent via e-mail and we are always available via phone or e-mail for questions!

Raft group size on the South Fork of American River

Be the Hero
of your
Organization

Looking for a great team-building experience? We offer great rates for groups of 12 or more. Get your team together for an amazing day of bonding out on the water. Call today for more info or help getting that large family or corporate trip organized!

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you
on the River!

What Our Customers Have to Say

Hold on, chill! We’re not trying to sell you on our trips. Instead, here are some past rafters that do the hard work for us.

Young Kids and Families

Ages 7+
Class 3 - Beginner/Intermediate
Explore trips designed for children
and family groups
Class 3 - Beinnger/Intermediate
Get the whole crew out with these family friendly trips. Ages 7 -100+? Everyone can participate
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Step It up

Ages 14+
Class 4 - Intermediate
Trips for those who have rafted before or athletic first timers
Class 4 - Intermediate
Enjoy a high level of rapid on our class IV run. Great for experienced rafter and athletic/adventurous first timers.
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Group Trips

Ages 7+
Class III
Ready to take a break from the desk.
Give yourself, erm I mean the team a break? Check out these trips
Ages 7+
Class III
Ready to take a break from the desk.
Give your, erm I mean the team a break? Check out these trips
See the Trips

Young Kids and Families

Ages 7+
Class III
Explore Trips designed for children
and family groups
Get the whole crew out with these family friendly trips. Ages 7 -100+? Everyone can participate
See the Trips

The Big Stuff

Ages 14+
Class IV+ and V
Time to tackle the big run.
First timers need not apply.
Class IV+ and V
The biggest and baddest we have to offer. Come fully charged and ready to go because participation is required for these full on Rivers
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Group Trips

Ages 7+
Class III
Ready to take a break from the desk.
Give yourself, erm I mean the team a break? Check out these trips
Ages 7+
Class III
Ready to take a break from the desk.
Give your, erm I mean the team a break? Check out these trips
See the Trips

Things to Do and Blog Post

2021 Staff Trip Blog – Snake River

We have a tradition here at WET River Trips that I strongly recommend all businesses incorporate. At the end of every season we go on a multi-day rafting trip. Not only is it a great team building trip, it also gives us the opportunity to reconnect with each other and why we do what we d

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