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August Wet and Wild Rafting Discounts

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August Wet and Wild Trip DiscountsBook by August 18 to receive the August Wet and Wild Rafting Discounts.

There are ONLY 6 weeks left in this 2015 Whitewater River Rafting Season.  We are offering some nice discounts on certain weekend dates where we still have spaces available. We will accept reservations until the spaces fill up,SO HURRY!

The two most popular rivers in California, the South Fork and the Middle Fork of the American River, have WATER FLOWS WHICH CONTINUE TO BE EXCELLENT on the two most popular rivers in California  The flow is controlled by stored snow melt released from a dam.  On the South Fork of the American River the water comes from the Chili Bar dam.  On the Middle Fork of the American River the water comes from Oxbow Reservoir.

MUST BOOK BY AUGUST 18 TO RECEIVE THESE DISCOUNTS.

CALL US AT 800-462-7424 or 530-626-6049.  OR EMAIL US AT rafting@mariahrafting.com.

We look forward to talking to you and helping you plan your August Wet and Wild Adventure

Melinda Jones
Donna Hunter

Package 1: $70.20 incl. taxes | 1/2 day Chili Bar South Fork American River | Class II-III, 10.5 miles, 3 hours rafting
Every Sunday in August: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – (30% discount off regular price)
South Fork Chili Bar Whitewater Rafting Trips

Add BBQ Dinner & Wine-Tasting Saturday night: $22
Add Camping Saturday night: $15
Add Breakfast Sunday morning (when available): $13
Add BBQ lunch Sunday after your trip (when available): $9

You must book by August 18 to receive these prices.
* Arrive at the Mariah Wilderness Campground Sunday by 8:30am.
* Board our vehicles for the 25-minute ride to the top of the river and our Put-In just below Chili Bar Dam.
* After a safety talk launch your boat and raft down to the Mariah campground, arriving about 12:30pm.
* You will spend about 3 hrs rafting over 30 Class II-III rapids.

The Chili Bar section of the South Fork American River means pure rafting fun. The river starts out with some big waves and exhilarating challenges which your expert guide will lead you through. You will love being in the beautiful wilderness. Our Mariah Wilderness Expeditions camp is large and right on the banks of the river. So, if you join us for camping and/or additional meals you will be able to relax and enjoy being in the great outdoors.

Call us at 530-626-6049

Package 2: $81.00 incl. taxes | 1/2 day Gorge South Fork American River | Class II-III, 11 miles, 3.5 hours rafting
Saturdays: August 1, 22, 29 – Sundays: August 9 – (35% discount off regular price)
July 4th South Fork 1-Day Gorge Rafting Trip

Add BBQ Dinner & Wine-Tasting Saturday night: $22
Add Camping Saturday night: $15
Add Breakfast Sunday morning (when available): $13

You must book by August 18 to receive these prices.
* Arrive at the Mariah Wilderness Campground by 11:30am.
* After a safety talk launch your boat from Mariah Campground and raft downriver, arriving at our Take-Out at Salmon Falls about 3:30-4:00pm.
* You will spend about 3.5 hrs rafting over 50 Class II-III rapids.

The Gorge section of the South Fork American River is excellent for families, groups, and first time rafters. The river starts out mellow and even includes a “swimmers rapid” where you can get out of the boat and float through some mild roller coaster waves. After about 3 miles you will encounter exhilarating challenges which your expert guide will lead you through. View some images of the South Fork American River. You will love being in the beautiful wilderness. Our Mariah Wilderness Expeditions camp is large and right on the banks of the river. So, if you join us for camping and/or additional meals you will be able to relax and enjoy being in the great outdoors. .

Call us at 530-626-6049

Package 3: $106.92 incl. taxes | 1 Day Middle Fork American River Class 11-IV, 17 miles, 4.5 hours rafting
Middle Fork American River Whitewater Rafting TripSaturdays: August 1, 15, 22
Sundays: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Most Tuesdays and Fridays: $85.32
(38% discount off regular price)

You must book by August 18 to receive these discounts.
We meet you Auburn at 8:00am, a charming gold rush town that has an historic district. After registration we depart for the put-in, Oxbow Reservoir, located at the bottom of a deep river canyon in a remote area of the mountains. You will spend about 4-4.5 hrs rafting over Class II-IV rapids on the Middle Fork American River, so many we can’t count them. This is the river where the BIG, class V Tunnel Chute raid is. Yes, you get to run it!

Included is all of your river equipment plus a hearty picnic lunch on the banks of the river. We drive you back to your car in Auburn about 4-5pm. You may view online the river photos taken of you.rican River.

Call us at 530-626-6049

We have a beautiful campground located right on the banks of the South Fork American River. Come join us for a swim in our calm swimming holes, a nap in the sun, play a game of horseshoes, or just sit by the river and breath in the fresh air.

Bring your own tent or rent one from We rent a wide variety of tents from two-person dome tents, to cabin-tents on platforms most with cots and deck chairs. Each of our tents come with deluxe foam pads.

You may also sign up for additional meals for an additional fee. So, get up in the morning knowing that there is a fresh cup of coffee and breakfast waiting for you. Or, go to bed at night after an evening of wine-tasting, dinner, and dessert.