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A rafting trip on the South Fork American River is the perfect family activity. Kids, of all ages, love whitewater rafting.

To make our rafting trips as affordable as possible for families we offer kids (ages 8-15 years old) a generous discount on all weekend and midweek 1 and 2 day trips. Our youth rates are among the lowest in the industry. Our midweek trips offer the greatest discounts. Check out our rates on our South Fork American River page. Check out our special HALF PRICE family trips below for even more savings.

Our midweek trips are popular with families so you can be assured there will be other families on our trips to share your experience with. Your kids will love it, and so will you.


On these special 2 day trips each adult can bring one youth (ages 8-15) for half off the adult price, a considerable savings. Additional kids pay the regular youth rate.
Adults: $269 per person    
Youth: $134.50 per youth with each full paying adult.
Trip dates (2015):  All 2 day Thursday-Friday trips from July 9 to August 20
All trips are subject to a $14 per person government river access fee.

Note: Call the EarthTrek Office to book these special discounted trips

September 18-21, 2015

We invite you to join our friendly river community for terrific live music, beautiful riverfront camping, an open mic night, jams, workshops, kids activities, live art, art vendors, great food, wine tasting, and more.

The 9th Annual American River Music Festival is a celebration of music and moving water. The festival is September 18-21, 2015 on the banks of the beautiful South Fork of the American River in the Coloma-Lotus Valley one-hour east of Sacramento in the gold country of Northern California. Click 
here for American River Music Festival website

The festival features Americana, Folk and Blues music performances throughout our river community. Music takes place on our riverfront main stage at Henningson Park, at the EarthTrek Expeditions Camp in the evenings, on our famous "gorge" whitewater river trip, on our guided riverfront hike, on our wine tasting trip, and fun eateries in the valley. Our shuttle system allows you to experience three full days without getting back into your car.

Contact the Festival Office and ask for the package that includes camping and meals at EarthTrek Expeditions.

Check out this slideshow from the 2013 Festval CLICK HERE






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