River and Rock Adventures, LLC, is a family-owned and operated whitewater rafting operator on the American River in Northern California. We specialize in offering single and multi-day guided class III and class IV whitewater rafting trips on the South Fork of the American River (Class III), Middle Fork American River (Class IV), and North Fork american river (class IV+). Our center location is our campsite based in the American River Resort just outside of Coloma, CA, on the South Fork of the American River. We are nestled right in the El Dorado County Hills, right at the heart of California's history-rich Gold country, just a stones-throw from Sutter's Mill.

River and Rock Adventures is a safety-committed company whose emphasis to maximize the fun of all of it's customers while keeping everyone safe at the same time. We offer patrons the opportunity to experience the thrill of a lifetime on our whitewater rafting excursions while offering them a safe atmosphere to experience these thrills. All of our guides are well-trained and experienced whitewater rafting guides that bring a wealth of knowledge from a variety of different backgrounds.

We offer trips for everyone, from family camping and rafting trips for families with children as young as 6, to class IV+ thrill rides through narrow springtime snow-melt canyons, to beautiful multi-day wilderness excursions forested river canyons. River and Rock Adventures has a white water rafting trip for everyone. Whether a first time white water rafting adventuror, or someone looking to expand on the thrills from previous white water rafting experience, River and Rock Adventures has the American River white water rafting experience for you.

In addition, we offer a wonderful outdoor education program aimed at children between the ages of 11 and 14. We host the program right in out American River location and teach the students about the American River watershed and rich California gold rush history while exposing students to a lot of nature and natural history as well. To make it the experience of a lifetime for these students, though, they will also get the opportunity to spend two days white water rafting on the South Fork of the American River. This is a wonderful program that combines the wonderful education that Northern California's outdoor environment has to offer with our settlement history, and blends it with a variety of outdoor recreation activities that will get the students excited.

River and Rock Adventures American River Outdoor Education program is offered from April through September in combination with white water rafting, but non-rafting related outdoor education trips can be coodinated in the off-season as well. The program is a week-long program, but we have worked with schools and organizations to customize a program that best suits their budgets as well, which can even include adding activities not centered around the American River.

Our company is a seasonal business that runs primarily through the months of April through October, but can arrange to work outside of those dates as well. We work with groups as small as 2 and as big and over 100. We can arrange white water rafting trips with different meals combinations, team building exercises, camping...you name it. We are the premier source for white water rafting on the American River. The thing that separates River and Rock Adventures from our peers is our commitment to quality. Our focus is on the customer experience and we preach this to all of our employees. With River and Rock Adventures, you'll receive the personal attention and customer service you would expect from a real small family business, but with the capabilities of a larger outfitter. We pride ourselves on the interactions we have with our customers and it truly sets us apart from our peers, who don't place an emphasis on customer interactions and experience. White Water Rafting trips on the American River with River and Rock Adventures will be the trip you'll never forget.