The American River Whitewater Rafting Specialists.
Get the best California whitewater rafting experience with River Runners on the South Fork of the American River, Coloma, California. Providing high quality rafting trips on the American Rivers since 1974.
Rivers and River Runners from here to everywhere...
Fun family from Washington rafting on the South Fork of the American River,. Coloma CA
Great day off for River Runners family on the Mokelumne River
Take a Hike
Early Spring rafting led us up a hill to see the wildflowers on this South Fork rafting trip
California Rafting at its best
Rafting on Giant Gap, a section of the North Fork of the American River. No longer commercially rafted. This run requires you to carry your raft 2 miles down a steep hill. It is totally worth it!
Rafting the South Fork
Great family fun!
Early Spring on the South Fork
South Fork American River
Beautiful in every season
The Kaweah River
Beautiful granite slabs.
When rafting the Kaweah we always make a trip to visit these giants.
The Kaweah - A little close in this one!
Yes you can take a raft with just one person. It is called an R1 - it is challenging and fun!
Rogue River Oregon
Family fun trip in the Fall.
Class five on the Feather River, California. This boat is called a Shredder.
River Runners Guide
At the Gateway put in - 2013. The water was low!
Maytag rapid on the Yuba River. This is very close to a flip. Epic high siding meant nobody even fell out!
South Fork Maze
This was one of those dreamy days in the Gorge where everyone lost track of what day it was.
This smile says it all! Sometimes to get a thrill without risking falling in, your guide will have you hood ornament at the front of the boat so that the wave comes right down all over you!
River Runners fun trip - Scouting Rainey Falls
North Fork of the American
Crystal clear waters on the North Fork always call us back. This is the bottom of Bogus Thunder.
Yuba River, a private trip/training trip. Daniel is giving us the low down for this tricky run.
South Fork of the American River
Smile for the Cameras
This crew wanted the photos to look dramatic. Mission accomplished!
Smith River California
Low water trip on the Smith River in California. Stunning.
West Walker River
This river never ever slows down. It just keeps going. Missing takeout is likely!
Fun and social class 5 run on the East Coast.
Clear Creek California
The drought led us to run rivers at different levels. It was a very interesting and fun experience.
Dutch Creek Coloma
Someone has got a kayak down this once! Otherwise it makes a pretty hike in the Spring!
The Stanislaus River near Knights Ferry California. This rapid is called Haunted House and is the site of many flips.
This is Sarah V rescuing a stranded boater from the middle of the class IV Blossom Bar Rapid. His boat was downstream.
This is River Runners
Surfing on the Camp Nine section of the Stanislaus River
Some of the River Runners crew caught the storm on the Chili Bar section and went down river at about 6000 cubic feet per second.
North Fork American
Bogus Thunder Rapid
The North Fork is undammed and flows through miles of undeveloped land causing the water to be crystal clear.
Take out for the Chamberlain Falls run on the North Fork of the American
The end of the Gorge rafting trip on the South Fork. River Runners takes you rafting as if you are our friends on a private adventure. It really is a full day of fun and it is not uncommon for us to take out after all the other companies are long gone!