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Hey you adrenaline junkies, strap on your life jackets and helmets to paddle and bounce your way over wild rapids of the American River near San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento. Increasing number of adventure enthusiasts and visitors from San Francisco, Sacramento and Lake Tahoe are heading for the American River located in the heart of California Gold Country for an amazing thrilling whitewater river rafting experience, and  challenge themselves with more difficult runs.

rafting-photos-216Whitewater rafting expeditions near Sacramento Area and Lake Tahoe can be combined with exciting outdoor activities to make a great getaway and escapade from the city for any occasion, a trip you may consider for your friends, group or for family vacations with plenty of kid friendly sights including sporting events, , zoos, zip lines, and even fun museums like Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park and Museum, where gold was discovered in 1848 ,on the South Fork of the American River


Whitewater rafting tours offer ultimate escapades to the avid travelers. Grab a paddle, hop into a big raft and hit the turbulent rapids on the whitewater rafting trip down the American River throughout the sierra wilderness.

Departing from San Francisco, a river rafting guide will  drive  in luxury vehicles, and show you California famous Gold Country as you head over to the South Fork of the American River, located at the Sierra Nevada’s Foothills near Placerville.

Why the South Fork of the American River?

The South Fork of the American River put this remote wilderness on the map when gold was discovered in its stream bed at Sutter’s Mill back in 1848.

rafting-photos-774The South Fork of the American River runs through Coloma-Lotus Valley, it’s the major attraction and tourist destination for travelers and whitewater aficionados. The picturesque riverfront parks offer visitors recreation, picnics areas and wading, and Coloma Gold museum brings California’s history to life.

This stretch of the South Fork is one of California top whitewater destinations, it features thrilling rapids where paddlers run the river with certified tour operators like Golden Horizon Travel. This local and reliable tour company provides all necessary equipment, experienced travel guides, luxury vehicles, life jackets and other gear

The South Fork offers all the qualities that make whitewater rafting a fun activity as your raft wades through splashing waves while you enjoy panoramic view of the landscape around. Unlike more challenging rivers where you must constantly concentrate on maneuvering the raft, the South Fork offers a lot of joviality and merriment.

Whitewater rafting trip is a superb trip for anyone who wants a paddling and rafting experience in the California sunshine and wilderness. Whether you want to wet your feet or engage in more daring river rafting activities, whitewater rafting tour is the perfect vacation package for you and your family in California and Sierra Nevada. This trip will leave you energized and mesmerized.


To enjoy an exciting whitewater experience on a high ground in the Sierra Mountains near in San Francisco, be sure to book your whitewater rafting tour through this reliable and certified tour operator Golden Horizon Travel for lasting memories with once in a lifetime experience, they are highly rated on Trip Advisor with hundreds of 5 star  tour reviews, you will not be disappointed.

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