Information About American River Rafting

A rafting trip on the North, Middle and South Fork American River, is one of the most incredible and adventurous trips in America. This river boasts of 50 major or breakthrough rapids in just 21 miles. The three forks of the American River begin in the peaks of the Sierra Nevada range in Northern California. The three forks of the American River which you can explore are: North Fork, Middle Fork and South Fork.

However, Californians are luckier as compared to other Americans because they have more options when it comes to venture trips and other nature-exploration experiences. The South Fork of the American River is within a day's drive from any of the borders of California, and it is there that you will find a wonderful 21-mile stretch of class III whitewater.

You can either opt for one day or two day trips, depending on your convenience. If you are opting for a two day trip, then the first day of your trip will begin with a hearty breakfast, after an informative safety talk, you're off to the American River for a day of fun, laughter, excitement, and lots of exhilarating whitewater. The first few rapids you'll encounter on the lower stretch are small but spirited and will allow you to practice your new paddling skills. Thereafter, you will go back to your camp and have a scrumptious dinner.

For lunch, you can enjoy an enticing deli spread where you accumulate your dream sandwich from a large amount of fresh vegetables, meats and condiments. You'll snack on chips, salsa, sweet summer fruit, and finish with a yummy dessert. For two day trips, you can enjoy dinner and breakfast that are steadily prepared from a selection of healthy ingredients and cooked to perfection in the ambiance and beauty of the riverside camp.

American River rafting is an exciting and thrilling adventure which you can enjoy with your family and friends. So, next time if you are planning to go for a rafting trip, don't forget to go for American River rafting.

By: Andrea Harris