Mariah Wilderness Expeditions


Bring your family, friends, or come solo for an outstanding experience whitewater rafting on the American River.
Mariah Wilderness Expeditions has been providing top-quality, outstanding, safe and loads-of-fun whitewater rafting on the American River since 1982.

Mariah’s guides come from all over the world; they are professional, mature, loads of fun, great storytellers, and above all, safety conscious. Many of them have worked for Mariah for over 25 years. Our equipment is state-of-the-art and our boats are self-bailing and hold 6-8 guests plus guide.

Camping is provided in Mariah’s beautiful and large private campground located on the banks of the American River. The Mariah campground is one of the largest on the river and provides space for large groups, families, couples, small groups, and solo rafters. Check out our special Tent-Cabins.

The American River is conveniently located near San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Coloma and the Gold Rush area, Napa, and Sacramento.

If you are looking for a whitewater rafting adventure on the South Fork American RiverMiddle Fork AmericanNorth Fork American River, we are the best company to travel with. Our Family Camping and Rafting VacationsGroup Rafting Trips and Adventures, Rafting and Wine Tasting, and trips for Solo rafters are the very best.

Mariah Wilderness Expeditions
6500 Highway 49
Lotus, CA 95651