California whitewater rafting with W.E.T. River Trips since 1978.
The site is the official store site for our company. A secure online service for purchasing California rafting, California whitewater rafting, California river trips, and other rafting trips and outdoor lifestyle purchases. 2017 has water EVERYDAY! Last minute purchases must be processed prior to 6PM PST 48 hours before your trip. If trying to add to a group, call our office first. All prices are discounted currently in our online store. Our store includes the US Forest Service Fees. Buy now!

South Fork American River Trips
White Water Rafting

One Day South Fork American River Class III - III+ 21 mi, 10.5 mi or 11 mi
includes lunch, shuttle, gear and guide service.
Ideal for novices, families, teen programs, corporate groups
Two Day South Fork American River 21 miles Class III - III+
with meals, camping, tents, shuttle and guide service
(Two Day South Fork American includes both Chili Bar & Gorge run)
Two Day South Fork American Combo Trip 30 - 40 miles Class III - IV+
includes 2 different rivers, meals, camping, tents, shuttles and guide service
Season from March through September

GIFT CERTIFICATES: Or purchase adventure gift certificates and save!


see below for special discounts
This discount is valid for any date on our calendar from April - September.
We operate EVERYDAY!
Call 888.723.8938
  • Chili Bar run w lunch ::9AM ends 2:30PM
  • Chili Bar Express no lunch ::9AM ends 1-ish PM
  • Gorge run w lunch ::10AM ends 4:30PM
  • Gorge express no lunch :: 12PM ends 4:30PM
  • 1-day South Fork American w lunch, camping, dinner :: 9AM to following morning
  • Two Day South Fork Trips :: 9AM to 4:30PM (second day)
  • 2-day American River Combo :: 9AM to 4:30PM (second day)
  • All South Fork American river trips meet at Camp Lotus 5461 Bassi Rd, Lotus, CA 95651
  • You must have a confirmation # (not your store order #) with our office 888.723.8938 otherwise you may be turned away

    W.E.T. River Trips is a California State Parks Concessionaire holding permits on CA State Parks, US Forest Service, BLM (Bureau of Land Management) and El Dorado County.


  • For more information on our trips, please call our company at 916.451.3241.