California Whitewater Rafting Trips near San Francisco and Lake Tahoe
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2 Day Middle and South Fork American River Rafting Trip

2 Day Middle and South Fork American River Rafting Trip

2 Day Middle and South Fork American River Rafting Trip

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Departures: Mid May – September

Meet Time: 8:00 am

Trip Difficulty: Beginner Class II-IV

Who Should Go: Enthusiastic beginner, intermediate & experienced, Ages 12+

Type of Raft: Paddle boat, 6 paddlers plus a professional guide

Price Range: $319-$349

  • plus 8% River Use Fee
  • Youth, Senior and group discounts available

Not Included: 8% River Use Fee, gratuities, wetsuits if needed

Available to Rent: Wet suits if needed, Tents, sleeping bags


This 2 Day Middle and South Fork American River Rafting Trip is perfect for those looking for an exciting whitewater rafting adventure on two rivers. It is perfect for those of you looking for two days on the rivers, both beginner and intermediate levels.  Located near Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, the Middle Fork of the American River is a popular destination for intermediate level rafting trips in Auburn, California.The South Fork is an hour NE of Sacramento.

If you are looking to extend your 2 Day Middle and South Fork American River Rafting Trip, please consider camping with us an extra night, either before or after your trip. If we already have a dinner or breakfast on the schedule you are welcome to join us.The additional camping and meals are for a small add-on price.

  • Trip Includes

    • 29 miles of river,
    • 2 days of whitewater rafting
    • 4 meals (Day 1 – lunch & dinner, Day 2 – breakfast & lunch)
    • 1 night of camping (night during)
    • Raft 2 rivers: Middle Fork American (18 miles) & South Fork (11 miles)
    • Hot water showers, flush toilets, ping pong, volleyball, horseshoes
    • Professional fun guides & instruction, river equipment & shuttles
    • Our Campground

      We have a beautiful campground, large and spacious. There are lots of trees which means that there are many sites that can accommodates groups of all sizes. Experience American River Glamping and reserve one of our Tent Cabins which are all built on platforms and include deluxe cots, foam pads and deck chairs. Each houses between 2-5 persons with cots, foam pads and deck chairs.

    The Evening Before Your Trip!
    Camping at the our private South Fork of the American River Campground this night is not included in the price of your trip. However, we invite you to join us for a small additional fee. If you camp with us the night prior to your trip, we request that you come anytime after 5 PM. Our Camp Host will greet you, give you any rentals you have reserved, and show you where you may camp. There are several nice restaurants nearby where you may enjoy a lovely dinner. Breakfast is typically included with additional nights camping.