California Whitewater Rafting Trips on the American River

Middle Fork of the American River

Whitewater Guide School

We have 33 years of whitewater rafting experience.
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We have excellent water five days a week

Come join us on either the South Fork or
Middle Fork of the American River .
It's just FUN!

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Family Rafting Trips

We have selected a few trips that your family will enjoy. Some offer wine-tasting. Some of the Quick Rafting Trips offer families opportunities to “just get their feet wet”. There are many different opportunities for your family to enjoy themselves in the outdoors.

Middle Fork American River Rafting Trips

If you like sparkling clear water and dramatic wilderness canyons resplendent with lush forests, then whitewater rafting on the Middle Fork of the American River is definitely for you!

Rafting and Wine Tasting

The wine tasting during hors d'oeuvres after the first day of rafting provides you with a introduction to the high quality of wines from the El Dorado County.

Mariah Guide School

Our intensive American River Whitewater Rafting Guide School is a six-day workshop designed for those wishing to gain employment as commercial river guides and private rafters wanting to gain knowledge and increase their skills of safe rafting techniques for their own use.

Group Rafting Trips

Whether you have a group of 6 or a group of 50, Mariah Wilderness Expeditions can help you plan the perfect rafting adventure. Great discounts apply!

5 Reasons to Choose Mariah

  1. SAFE-FUN-EXPERIENCED GUIDES
  2. OUTSTANDING SAFETY RECORD
  3. EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE
  4. BEAUTIFUL CAMPGROUND
  5. A COMPANY YOU CAN TRUST

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Middle Fork of the American River Rafting Trip with Mariah Wilderness Expeditions

How we run our trip! Take a look at our popular 1 day #rafting trip on the Middle Fork of the American River.