All Outdoors - White Water Rafting in California

Rafting since 1962, in the earliest days of white water rafting, George Armstrong (founder of All Outdoors) began sharing the rivers of California with his friends, family and students. Thousands of guests have followed his lead and the Armstrong family is still going strong taking giant leaps for mankind down the multitude of white water rivers in California.

Operating on 10 of California's best rivers, including Cherry Creek - the most difficult commercially run river in the nation. As the name implies, All Outdoors is all about the wild scenery and wild places preserved in and around Yosemite National Park and the surrounding Sierra Nevada mountains. Their body of experience shows proudly with professional and enthusiastic guides, high quality rafts and river equipment, and a knowledgeable and dedicated reservation team. Outstanding reviews from their years and years of guests speak for themselves.

Tom Sawyer Float Trip

Tom Sawyer Float Trip

Especially designed itinerary for families with children that may not be ready for the intermediate trips. This trip takes place on an easy section of the South Fork of the American River where the meandering river drops through easy Class II rapids into relaxing and calm pools. Rest on the boats as you float the gold-laden foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.

  • Trip Length: 5 Miles
  • Minimum Age: 5
  • Season: June-October
  • Intensity Level: Mild
South Fork American River

Family Fun on South Fork of the American River

This is classic whitewater rafting in California. It's the most popular trip, fun for the whole family and the perfect introduction to professionally guided, commercial rafting. More options are available for overnight trips.

  • Trip Length: 1-2 Day
  • Minimum Age: 8
  • Season: April-October
  • Intensity Level: Mild-Moderate
Middle Fork American River, California

Middle Fork American River

A classic wilderness whitewater river run, through a rugged, 2000 foot deep canyon, surrounded by pines and interrupted with Class III and technical Class IV rapids. This is a best fit for hardy, active adventurers from first-time rafters to experienced white water enthusiasts.

  • Trip Length: 10 Miles
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Season: July-September
  • Intensity Level: Hard
Merced River Rafting, California

Merced River Rafting Trip

Yosemite you say? Merced River is your run. Long rapids with big rolling waves and very few obstacles make this a roller-coaster favorite for novices and veteran river runners alike. Come have fun in a gorgeous landscape!

  • Trip Length: Full Day
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Season: April-July
  • Intensity Level: Moderate
Tuolumne River

Tuolumne River

You can run this for just a day, or lengthen it out to 2 or 3 days on the river. The river is a challenging Class IV+ that is fun, fun, fun for the experienced river rafter looking for new territory. You will be blessed with incredible, pristine canyon walls and white sandy beaches. This really is one of the finest whitewater rafting experiences anywhere in the U.S.

  • Trip Length: 18 Miles
  • Minimum Age: 13
  • Season: April-September
  • Intensity Level: Hard
Rafting North Fork Stanislaus River, California

North Fork Stanislaus River

A staircase sequence of drops and chutes that starts right from the beginning of the trip, the Stanislaus is for the more rugged whitewater enthusiast that thrills in tackling complicated runs. The river takes you past high alpine scenery, including a grove of ancient Sequoia Redwoods.

  • Trip Length: Full Day
  • Minimum Age: 15
  • Season: April-June
  • Intensity Level: Extreme