You’ve come to the right place for fun, especially this year! After enduring one of the wettest winters on record, there’s plenty of water in the North, Middle, and South Forks of the American River, which means that the rafting and kayaking are outstanding.
The North Fork of the American River offers challenging, splash-in-your-face fun in a wild and scenic canyon.
The Middle Fork of the American River delivers thrilling whitewater, wildlife, history and wilderness camping.
Fun for Everyone
The South Fork of the American River has action-packed rapids that are fun for families and thrill-seekers alike.
Paddle the River
Whitewater outfitters offer options for quiet floats with children, wild action for gung-ho paddlers, and everything in-between. And private boaters will find runs from Class I to V. Learn more about:
Hit the Trails
All three forks of the American boast miles of trails and places to wade, fish, or relax. Enjoy natural surroundings and clean air. Learn more about: