Enjoy a Day of Whitewater Rafting Near Fresno—We’re Not Far and Worth The Drive!
Fresno is often overlooked by tourists and guests seeking out better known destinations in other corners of the state. Home to over a million people and the fifth largest city in the state of California, Fresno has a lot to offer in the way of attractions and activities. Home to thirteen colleges, Grizzlies Stadium, and increasingly rare twentieth century architecture, anyone with a love for classic architecture will have a lot to view.
Fresno is also home to the Children’s Musical Theatreworks, Fresno Grand Opera, Fresno Philharmonic, eight historic theatres, and three semi professional sport teams. Fresno also has a diverse offering of nightlife and restaurants.
On top of all that is the opportunity to enjoy a day of whitewater rafting on one of several nearby Sierra Nevada rivers. We offer a number of whitewater rafting trips for people of all ages and skill levels. We offer Class II and III whitewater rafting trips that your family can enjoy, and for those of you looking to boost your adrenaline we offer great Class IV whitewater rafting experiences. American River Recreation has been providing fun-filled days of whitewater rafting to the Fresno since 1979.
- Kaweah River—1:20 hour drive (72 miles) from Fresno
- Merced River—1:37 hour drive (76) from Fresno
- Middle Fork American—3:30 hours (204 miles) from Fresno
- South Fork American—3:40 hours (202) from Fresno
- North Fork American—3:40 hours (202 miles) from Fresno
Take a Break From Fremont & Go Whitewater Rafting With Us
Fremont is a short twenty minutes to San Jose which gives it access to great sports teams, shopping, museums, parks, and an international airport. If you prefer to stay local, Fremont itself has endless activities. You can take a trip on the historic Niles Canyon Railway, visit Coyote Hills Regional Park, or take a trip back in time with a visit to the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum. Along with smaller neighborhood parks, shops, and hotels, there is endless choices for dining out in Fremont, with access to fantastic food from every culture you can dream of.
To get your whitewater rafting fix, take a short two to four hour drive north and visit the beautiful rivers of Northern California’s Gold Country. American River Recreation will gladly take care of all your whitewater rafting needs.