Best Whitewater Rafting Near San Francisco
Escape the Bay!
Whether you are planning a heart pounding Class IV+ Adventure on the North Fork, A wet and wild good time on the Chili Bar run, or any overnight wilderness experience on the Middle Fork of the American we have got you covered.No matter the type of group your have, we have an option that will have you and your friends and colleges talking for years to come… or least till your trip next year!
All of our trips feature some of the best guides around. With an average of ten year experience, you will be in good hand. This crew has the perfect mix of knowledge, skills, training, experience and attitude! Our stunning safety record is no accident. Feel safe knowing our staff is trained in swift water rescue and first aid as well as a variety of advanced certifications include wilderness first aid, nursing, EMT, and others.
Typical drive times
-Oakland: 1 hour 50 minutes
-San Francisco: 2 hours
-San Jose: 2 hours 20 minutes
-Santa Rosa: 2 hours 20 minutes
Typical drive times
-Oakland: 1 hour 40 minutes
-San Francisco: 1 hour 50 minutes
-San Jose: 2 hours 10 minutes
-Santa Rosa: 1 hour 50 minutes
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Mild to Wild
We offer trips from Class II to Class IV+
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“This was one of the funnest days my fiends and I had. It was some peoples first time going and others they have been before. All around they said this was the best trip they have ever takes. Chris and Gorde were awesome guides, they new there historical facts which made the trip more exciting. They also got us involved in every aspect of the trip….You are all awesome thanks again.”
WET River Trips has been creating memorable whitewater adventures since 1978. With nearly 40 years of experience operating out of Lotus–approximately 30 minutes from Sacramento, California—WET’s team of whitewater rafting professionals knows how to craft an unbeatable experience on the American River for the young and the young at heart.