Family-Friendly Yurt Rental at Whitewater Rafting Resort in Northern California
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There are shared bathrooms that feature hot showers, flushing toilets, and sinks. Guests must bring their own towels and toiletries. Cooking over an open fire is prohibited inside the yurt. Guests are allowed to bring prepared food, or they can choose to dine out at one of the nearby restaurants. There are electrical outlets just up the hill near the bathrooms. Battery powered lanterns are provided for the duration of guests' stay.
- Bunk bed
- Fire pit
There is also an on-site beer garden, highlighting Sierra Nevada Brewing Company's delicious brews, including their Pale Ale and Summer Fest Beer. Local wines from the Coloma Valley and the El Dorado Wine County are also served here. In addition, there is an on-site general store that sells beverages, snacks, beer, soda, and souvenir items.
- All meals
2 Day Trip:
Raft both days on the fantastic Lower Gorge section (Day One) and the Upper Chili Bar section (Day Two) of the South Fork American River. Four meals are provided starting with lunch and dinner on Day One, breakfast and lunch on Day Two. Those who book two nights in these accommodations will be provided with a continental breakfast on Day One prior to rafting. The price is at $299, per person plus river use fees.
1 Day Overnighter:
This trip is perfect for rafters looking for only one day on the river. The host will provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner during this trip. The price is $199 per person plus river use fees.
Guests are asked to please specify which trip they would like to book during their request and the host will add it to their accommodation reservation.
Location + Surroundings
- River, stream or creek
- Extreme sports
- Water sports
- Whitewater rafting
Widely regarded as the best river in the western US for family-friendly guided rafting trips, the South Fork American River features fantastic class three rapids throughout its 21-mile course in California's Gold Country. Both trips are perfect for families with youth ages seven and up, first timers and large groups. Expert rafters and novices will have the time of their lives on our trips.
Check-in: 9:00 a.m.
Check-out: 3:00 p.m.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Meals are included during guests' stay so cooking over an open fire is prohibited inside the luxury tents and yurt. Guests are allowed to bring snacks, or they can choose to dine out at one of the nearby restaurants.
The two-day and overnight rafting trips require a minimum group size of four people. Those with smaller parties are asked to let the host know and they can usually combine guests of an existing trip. Meals are included for all two-day and overnight packages.