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American Whitewater Expeditions

Los Angeles county, California whitewater outfitter

 
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The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in California are often tougher than in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that lots of rivers here are
    not for beginners. The wonderful California scenery and the water flowing gracefully down American Whitewater Expeditions attract people from near and far. Whitewater paddling here in the San Gabriel Mountains is a great
experience. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana. There are nice comfortable hotels here, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature are great reasons to come. The campgrounds here at American Whitewater Expeditions are pretty good.

Briefly about the general area:
If you fancy a little side tour, try
 
Ebey Canyon, and unsurprisingly, everyone loves Placerita Canyon State Park. Be careful coming to the San Gabriel Mountains, you might not ever want to return back home again. Put some time aside to spend at Fascination Spring since you're here at American Whitewater Expeditions. Have a good hiking adventure along the Gold Canyon Trail, and you'll perhaps meet some folks from Sunland here. Take a hike on the Oak Spring Trail It's always magnificent to check out Goldenrod Spring. A visit to Verdugo Mountain Park revitalizes the spirit. Around American Whitewater Expeditions you donít get a lot of rainfall.

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near American Whitewater Expeditions.
 Ski Areas Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Mt Waterman, California , 38 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Mountain High, California , 44 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 16 lifts, 62 runs
Ski Sunrise, California , 44 miles away, 816 foot drop, 4 lifts, 24 runs
Mt. Baldy, California , 48 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 4 lifts, 28 runs
Shirley Meadow, California , 83 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Snow Valley, California , 88 miles away, 1041 foot drop, 11 lifts, 30 runs
Snow Summit, California , 99 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 14 lifts, 31 runs
 Marinas Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Jones Step & Marina, Van Nuys , 10 miles away
Bluvband Marina, Sherman Oaks , 11 miles away
Lake Powell Resorts & Marina, Los Angeles , 14 miles away
Westrec Marina, Encino , 14 miles away
Marina Sports, Los Angeles , 15 miles away
 Beaches Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Santa Monica State Beach, Los Angeles , 20 miles away
Palisades Beach, Los Angeles , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Hampton Inn - Suites Los Angeles Burbank Airport, Los Angeles , 5 miles away
Ramada Burbank Airport, Burbank , 5 miles away
Quality Inn Burbank Airport, Burbank , 5 miles away
Courtyard Los Angeles Burbank Airport, Burbank , 5 miles away
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, Burbank , 5 miles away
 Campgrounds Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Rancho Ybarra, Tujunga, 5 miles away
Honeybee Campground, Los Angeles County, 5 miles away
Dutch Louie Campground, Los Angeles County, 5 miles away
 Trails Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Oak Spring Trail, Los Angeles , 2 miles away, 4.4 hiking miles, 2140 feet elevation difference
Gold Canyon Trail, Los Angeles , 3 miles away,  3 hiking miles, 1151 feet elevation difference
Yerba Buena Trail, Los Angeles , 5 miles away, 1.6 hiking miles, 1394 feet elevation difference
Dagger Flat Trail, Los Angeles , 5 miles away,  2.6 hiking miles, 1319 feet elevation difference
Stone Canyon Trail, Los Angeles , 5 miles away,  4.6 hiking miles, 3351 feet elevation difference
Condor Peak Riding and hiking Trail, Los Angeles , 8 miles away,  8.6 hiking miles, 3552 feet elevation difference
Idlehour Trail, Los Angeles , 16 miles away, 6.2 hiking miles, 2028 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks - CA , 38 miles away
Channel Islands National Park, Ventura - CA , 67 miles away
Verdugo Mountain Park, California , 3 miles away
Placerita Canyon State Park, California , 13 miles away
Los Encinos State Park, California , 14 miles away
 Golf Courses Near American Whitewater Expeditions:
Angeles National Golf Club, Sunland , 1 miles away
Verdugo Hills Golf Course, Tujunga , 4 miles away
Debell Golf Course, Burbank , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near American Whitewater Expeditions
Pacoima Reservoir, Los Angeles , 6 miles away
Encino Reservoir, Los Angeles , 15 miles away
Dry Canyon Reservoir, Los Angeles , 19 miles away

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