Enjoy a Day of Whitewater Rafting Near Sacramento—We’re Practically In Your Backyard!
American River Recreation has been providing fun-filled days of whitewater rafting to the Sacramento Valley since 1979. California’s capital city is often overlooked by tourists and guests seeking out better known destinations in other corners of the state. Look again–Sacramento offers a range of exciting, educational and historic attractions sure to entertain all. Political buffs should head to the state Capitol, which features a park and museum on California history, or the Governor’s Mansion. Anyone with an interest in trains will enjoy the Railroad Museum’s massive collection of antique locomotives. Everyone will enjoy the restaurants and shops of historic Old Sacramento on the city’s lovely waterfront.
On top of all that is the opportunity to enjoy a day of whitewater rafting on one of our several 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.
- Middle Fork American—1:00 hours (45 miles) from Sacramento
- South Fork American—0:57 hours (47 miles) from Sacramento
- North Fork American—0:45 hours (32 miles) from Sacramento
- Merced River—2:56 hour drive (165 miles) from Sacramento
- Kaweah River—4:15 hour drive (245 miles) from Sacramento
Whitewater Rafting Trips Less than an Hour Drive from Sacramento
Sacramento, the City of Trees, isn’t just for legislators anymore. A great theatre scene, tree lined streets, and laid back restaurants define the city. Old Town Sacramento has great shopping and history, and downtown Sacramento has parks, zoos, and a fantastic night life. While you’re in Sacramento, take a day to enjoy an exciting whitewater rafting trip with American River Recreation. We offer rafting trips for people of all skills levels and supply everything you need to make your day memorable. Within 45 minutes you could be on class Class II and III whitewater rafting trips that your family can enjoy, or a Class IV whitewater rafting trip for more adventurous and experienced rafters.