Rafting is the perfect summer activity to beat the heat! Peak Adventures offers affordable white water rafting trips for groups or individuals. See why the South Fork of the American River is one of the country's best rivers for recreation. It's a splashing good time!
Rafting- Upper S. Fork American River
06/30/2018 - 06/30/2018
Sac State Student: $ 70.00 Affiliate: $ 90.00 Public: $ 100.00
Activity Level: 2
Time: 8:00AM - 1:00PM
Starting at the Chili Bar Dam and ending in Coloma, this trip jump starts with the infamous ¼ mile long Meat Grinder rapid. Before you have a chance to dry you’ll continue to hit Class II and Class III rapids aptly named Triple Threat, and Troublemaker. A typical day on the upper section is approximately 3 to 4 hours on the water.
No previous experience is necessary. Trip meets early morning at Camp Lotus, Coloma. Trip includes guides and all rafting equipment. Minimum age is 9.
Water flows in the South Fork American River result from releases from hydro electric facilities located upstream. Such water releases are not subject to the control of El Dorado County or commercial rafting companies operating under permits from the County of Eldorado.
Gear and all necessary equipment is included in the trip pricing.