The American River is California's most popular river for whitewater rafting. Between the North, Middle, and South Forks of the American you will find an array of classic sections of river for any age or ability level. The Lower American River offers simple Class II self guided float trips. Higher up, near Coloma, California the South Fork offers Class III trips suitable for the whole family. The Middle Fork of the American flows though a stunning class IV canyon with some solid whitewater rapids and even through a mountain. American River Rafting Companies enjoy reliable river flows all summer long on the Middle and South Forks of the American River. In the spring time the North Fork of the American offers an incredible Class IV experience through a remote Sierra Nevada Canyon on one of the best free flowing rivers in California.
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