Where to stay before or after the trip
Large grassy tent camping site with adjacent parking located along the American River just a short walk from the South Fork meeting point. Site has a fire ring along with picnic tables. All campers have access to two separate bathroom and shower facilities with flush toilets and hot water. Dome tents are included upon request and meals may be added for an additional cost.
Dome Tent Dimensions: 3-Person Tent 7′ x 7′, 4-Person Tent 8′ x 8′ and 6-Person Tent 11′ x 9′ (Sleeping pads, sleeping bags, pillows and toiletries not included)
Price: Sunday through Thursday – $11 Per Person/Per Night
Friday or Saturday – $14 Per Person/Per Night
**Reservations must be made in advance.
Camp Lotus has grassy, irrigated tent camping sites with adjacent parking, RV sites with full hook-ups and cozy cabins located along the South Fork of the American River. All camp sites have fire rings (with a fire grate) along with picnic tables. All campers have access to two separate bathroom and shower facilities with flush toilets and hot water.
**Tent camping (in the WET campsite located within Camp Lotus) can be reserved with your whitewater rafting trip. Dome tents are included with your tent camping stay. See tent sizing above. Camping and tent rentals must be made in advance.
Coloma Resort provides nearly one mile of river front camping along the South Fork of the American River. Every tent camping and RV site is level and has its own picnic table, campfire ring and water/electricity hook-ups. There are also 5 different cabin types to choose from.
**Shuttles can be arranged for your whitewater rafting trip.
Choose from seven stylish and tranquil accommodations that offer luxury amenities, you’ll find that each room is lovingly decorated with comfortable furnishings and décor throughout. Each guest room has its own private bathroom that features plush bathrobes, luxury shower, and towels. A gourmet breakfast is also included in your stay that is served in our dining area. All our accommodations include an in-room fireplace and either a private patio or deck that offers views of our gardens, pond, or views of local the Gold Country foothills. Make your stay with us even more special by booking one of our guest rooms that feature a private soaking tub on your patio.
The Historic Cary House Hotel is a calm and quiet sanctuary among the Sierra foothills. Our historic, smoke-free location, with spectacular period pieces and antiques dating back to 1857, is matched by exceptional service, dedication to detail and a friendly, comfortable environment with free wi-fi and free parking. Relax in our individually designed, uniquely appointed guest rooms featuring cable television, antique and vintage furnishings, free wireless Internet access, complimentary local calls and old west history.
Imagine a relaxing vacation in the heart of Northern California’s Gold Country, secluded on your own 120 acre winery estate. Stay comfortably with your family in our 3,600 sqft custom home with 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 fireplaces, large custom kitchen with granite counter tops.
**Up to 12 Guests
Almost like waking up in a secret garden, Enchanted April Inn offers guests a charming oasis for rest and relaxation complete with private sitting room and fireplace. Listen carefully and you will hear the wind in the willows while gazing from the high windows above the delightful spring-fed pond hosting a family of sprightly wood ducks. Guests delight at the view of the expansive pastures dotted with peacefully grazing horses.
Bella Vista offers unique panoramic views and countless waterscapes. Ponds, streams, waterfalls, and private beach with lagoon. Interior graced with columns, antiques, and artwork. Amenities include robes, flat screen t.v., microwave, refrigerator and free WiFi.
The magic of a yurt without any of the drawbacks of canvas construction. This beautiful 440 square foot beauty has every comfort of home 400 feet from the South Fork of the American. Set on the high point of our 5 acres with views across the river to golden hills.
Our cottage is a one bedroom, one bathroom small home, with a stocked kitchen & bathroom with towels, shampoo, soap, blow dryer, first aid kit, etc.. The bedroom has a freshly made queen sized bed and there is a futon in the living room. There is also a TV & VCR with family movies, board games, books and Weber charcoal BBQ for your own private use.
Our retreat has 2 Large Bedrooms: All rooms are complete with premium hotel sheets, duvets, comforters, pillows and Smart TV. The living room offers a full size sleeper sofa. Smart TV with Netflix, Direct TV, Premium Channels & DVD player. There are 3 separate entrances, affording additional privacy for all in your group. There’s one large bathroom with a spacious shower w/sitting bench, and separate water closet. Fully stocked with almost everything you may need. Blow dryer, vanity mirror, toothpaste, shampoo, lotions & much more.
Newly remodeled, spacious home on 4.5 acres, with 300 feet of waterfront on the South Fork American River. 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, updated kitchen, large wrap-around deck, 1 formal living room and 2 dens, 4 wood stoves. Beds include 1 king, 4 queens, and 1 twin (in downstairs den area).
This cozy, mid-century style home is on a quiet stretch of the river just below Marshall Gold Discovery Park. Walk down the stairs from the deck and splash in the river! The 1,000sq ft. deck offers space to enjoy the outdoors. Comfy furnishings make up this 900 sq.ft. home.
This studio is unique and fun! There is a new outhouse just outside with flushing toilet. There is also a full bath-house about 200 feet away with an additional toilet, shower & sink. We provide linens, towels, coffee, shampoo, soap, bug spray & sunscreen. The studio does also have a full size kitchen stocked with all of the basic essentials.
Riverhaus at the Coloma Cottages is a lovely & small 2 bedroom cottage on the South Fork of the American River! Riverhaus has new flooring, updated décor, brand new Sealy beds and a fully stocked kitchen. There is also a grassy front yard, private back patio, family games and movies.
This charming 1940’s cabin on the South Fork of the American River overlooks the river and the surrounding hills from its large covered deck, with direct access to a private sandy beach with tree shade and plenty of chairs. The cabin is clean and comfortable, and is newly refurbished including a large and fully equipped kitchen, a great room upstairs and a game room downstairs, organic beds and cotton, organic or non-allergenic bedding.