Bold Whitewater Rafting in the Bay Area

A whitewater rafting tour is the perfect excursion for anyone who enjoys an outdoor adventure. Whether you’re looking for a corporate outing or a family trip, we have an adventure for you. We’re also extremely proud to offer special discounted trips for military and emergency responder groups! If you’re looking for river rafting near the Bay Area, consider a whitewater rafting tour on the American River. The American Whitewater Expeditions team of rafting guides is passionate and knowledgeable, and we love to help you and your friends create memories that will last a lifetime.

People who are looking for longer weekend trips will be excited to hear that we also offer several overnight adventure excursions. As we provide whitewater rafting trips at every skill level from beginner to expert, American Whitewater has something for everyone, just a few hours drive from the Bay Area.

Our Guides Want You to Join the Fun

rafters hoist a flag as they hit the rapidsAt American Whitewater, we like the boast that “we turn flat water into fun!” Our staff is known for their diverse backgrounds and upbeat, unique personalities. They love to add a personal touch to their rafting trips, making every experience memorable.

Even if you have been rafting many times before, with American Whitewater Expeditions, each trip is sure to be different. As your guide safely navigates the river, you’ll get to enjoy the experience of guiding your raft through the rapids, while our staff take photos and videos to document the fun.

An Experience You’ll Always Remember

Whitewater rafting trips are a memorable experience for all. They are the perfect chance to take a break from the hectic pace of daily life and soak up some natural wonder. Whether you are a brand new rafter or a seasoned expert who longs for the foam in your eyes, you’re guaranteed to have a stellar outing with American Whitewater. You’ll be working hard with your mates during your rafting excursion, but you’ll also be having a lot of fun, which makes for some of the best team bonding imaginable.

Make It An Overnighter

American Whitewater’s amenities include an on-site campground for tent camping that even features in-ground pools and indoor restrooms. We also offer other lodging options including luxury cabins and spaces designated for RVs and motorhomes. You can play volleyball, enjoy a campfire, and sleep out under the stars.

We’re located next to the historical James Marshall Gold Discovery Park, the ground zero of the Gold Rush. What will you discover? Take advantage of this opportunity to get a break for the weekend and surround yourself with natural beauty of northern California. There are a number of overnight packages available with something for every group.

American Whitewater Expeditions has been offering top-notch river rafting trips since the 1970s. If your looking for a rafting in the Bay Area, we’re just a few short hours away. Get away from it all with one of our thrilling trips on the glorious American River – the only world-class whitewater rafting river in California. Try one of our weekend adventure trips, get out on the river, or even try your hand at paragliding. Remember, we have the best rafting guides that the Bay Area has to offer. Contact us today to and let us find the perfect whitewater rafting trip, just for you!

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