California Whitewater Rafting Trips near San Francisco and Lake Tahoe
Mariah Wilderness Expeditions - Coordinated by Raft California
2015 Memorial Weekend Rafting Trips

Memorial Weekend is always our “kick-off the rafting season” weekend.

Come join us on either the South Fork American River or, if you are looking for more challenging rapids, join us on the Middle Fork of the American River.

We are offering special prices for each of these trips; we want to entice you to become a whitewater fan!

These special prices are for our fans on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Book now! We are looking forward to a very good whitewater season in spite of the drought. Nothing is going to keep us from having whitewater fun.

2-Day South Fork American River Whitewater Rafting Trips

Enjoy two days of moderate, yet exciting white water rafting, delicious meals with wine-tasting during hors d’oeuvres, comfortable camping, and peaceful reflections as you gaze at a star-studded night sky

Two Day Whitewater Rafting Trips

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Departure: May 23-24, 2015
10am (sat) – 3pm (sun)
$235 adult, $125 youth plus 8%
river use fee, calculated off of full retail price.
Regular price $295 adult, $236 youth plus 8% fee

1-Day Gorge on the South Fork (lunch Included) American River

This mid-morning to mid-afternoon run is one of our popular 1-day trips. Starting at the Mariah Campground and ending at Lake Folsom, the rapids start out mellow gradually getting more exciting after our hearty picnic lunch on the river.

1 Day The Gorge Whitewater Rafting Trips

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Departure: May 23, 2015
10am – 4pm
$75 adult & youth plus
8% river use fee, calculated off of full retail price.
Regular price $130 adult, $117 youth plus 8% river use fee

1 Day Chili Bar with BBQ lunch, South Fork American River

This 1-day, early-mornng to early-afternoon trip starts out with exciting rapids culminating with Troublemaker Rapid, the biggest rapid on the river. The last 5 miles are calmer and very scenic.

Chili Bar Whitewater Rafting Trips

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Departures: May 23, May 24, 2015,
8:30am – 2:30pm
$60 adult & youth plus 8%
river use fee, calculated off of full retail price.
Regular price $125 adult, $113 youth plus 8% fee

1-Day Whole River, Chili Bar to Lake Folsom, with lunch

We combine the upper “Chili Bar” and lower “Gorge Run” sections of the River for a very full day of exciting rapids, beautiful scenery, and a hearty lunch on the river.

1 Day Chili Bar Whitewater Rafting Trips

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Departure: May 24, 2015
8:30am – 4pm
$125 adult & youth plus 8% river use fee, calculated off of full retail price.
Regular price $160 adult, $144 youth, plus 8% river use fee

1 Day Middle Fork American River, with lunch

The Middle Fork American and its famous Class IV+ Tunnel Chute rapid is perfect for active first-timers or intermediate rafters in good physical condition. The river flows through a stunning, remote canyon 2,000’ deep with tall, sheer-faced rock walls and lush pine forests.

1 Day Middle fork Whitewater Rafting Trips

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Departures: May 23, May 24, 2015
8am – 4pm
$99 adult & youth plus 8% river use fee, calculated off of full retail price.
Regular price $159 adult, $143 youth, plus 8% river use fee

Middle Fork/South Fork Combo, 2 days, 1 night, 4 meals

Spend two days whitewater rafting on two different rivers for a total of 29 river miles. Day 1 is the Middle Fork and Day 2 is the South Fork. Hors d’oeuvres, wine-tasting, dinner, and camping is at our South Fork Campground.

Middle Fork - South Fork Combo Whitewater Rafting Trips

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Departure: May 23-24, 2015
8am (sat) – 2:30pm (sun)
$275 adult, $253 youth plus 8% river use fee, calculated off of full retail price.
Regular price $305 adult, $275 youth, plus 8% river use fee