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Sierra Outdoor Center

Placer county, California whitewater outfitter

  Whitewater outfitter

The nature scenery of California and the water flowing gracefully down Sierra Outdoor Center are reasons enough to come here and paddle. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in California tend to be more challenging than the national average, so keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. If you're coming from Sacramento—Arden-Arcade—Roseville it's not a long drive at all to the put-in
    location. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, there are lots of good rivers for that around here. There's camping available near Sierra Outdoor Center. Getting a good workout and spending
some quality time in nature will make you glad you came. Lodging is available near the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The beautiful Northern Sierra Nevada scenery is an added bonus.

Briefly about the general area:
Auburn State Park is a delightful place to stretch your legs a bit; Sierra Outdoor Center is not far at all from Auburn. There's no way anyone can get bored here in the Northern
Sierra Nevada. Folsom Lake State Park is a scenic spot any time of year, and close by Tamaroo Bar is a great place to go. A river like this is too good to miss. Sierra Outdoor Center ordinarily gets much rainfall. The wettest month of the year is typically January, that's the one that rains the most; July is when it's the driest. High temperatures at Sierra Outdoor Center through the warmest time of the year are in the 80's, and the nighttime is a bit cooler of course, generally in the 50's. Daytime highs through the wintertime are in the 40's, and winter nights come with lows in the 20's to Sierra Outdoor Center.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Sierra Outdoor Center.
 Whitewater Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Whitewater Outfitter - Canyon Raft Rentals, Placer County, 0 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
American River - North Fork, Placer County, 2 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Confluence with Middle Fork to Folsom Lake)
Whitewater Outfitter - Black Bear Outdoors, Placer County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
American River - Middle Fork, Placer / El Dorado County, 10 miles away
      Class I(II) - 7.1 miles long (former Greenwood Bridge to Mammoth Bar)
American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 12 miles away
      Class III+ - 15 miles long (Lotus Campground to Folsom Lake)
Whitewater Outfitter - Wilderness Adventures, El Dorado County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
American River - North Fork, Placer County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge to Ponderosa Way Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Voyages, El Dorado County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
American River - North Fork, Placer County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.8 miles long (Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge)
Bear River, Nevada / Placer County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V - 11 miles long (Highway 174 Bridge to Lake Combie)
 Ski Areas Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Soda Springs, California , 52 miles away, 625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Boreal, California , 55 miles away, 500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 41 runs
Sugar Bowl, California , 55 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
Donner Ski Ranch, California , 56 miles away, 750 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
Alpine Meadows, California , 59 miles away, 1802 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
Squaw Valley, California , 59 miles away, 2850 foot drop, 33 lifts, 177 runs
Tahoe Donner, California , 61 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
Homewood, California , 63 miles away, 1650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 56 runs
Granlibakken, California , 64 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 1 runs
Northstar at Tahoe, California , 68 miles away, 2280 foot drop, 17 lifts, 70 runs
 Marinas Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Folsom Lake Marina, El Dorado Hills , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Powers Mansion, Auburn , 0 miles away
Holiday Inn AUBURN, Auburn , 1 miles away
Red Lion Inn & Suites Auburn, Auburn , 1 miles away
Super 8 Auburn, Auburn , 1 miles away
Best Western Golden Key, Auburn , 1 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Gold Country Fairgrounds, Auburn, 1 miles away
Bowman RV Park, Auburn, 2 miles away
Auburn KOA Kampground, Auburn, 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Auburn State Park, California , 1 miles away
Folsom Lake State Park, California , 9 miles away
Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California , 13 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Sierra Outdoor Center:
Raspberry Hill Public Golf, Auburn , 3 miles away
Black Oak Golf Course, Auburn , 3 miles away
Winchester County Club, Meadow Vista , 5 miles away
 Lakes Near Sierra Outdoor Center
Halsey Forebay, Placer , 4 miles away
Lake Theodore, Placer , 5 miles away
Lake Combie, Placer , 6 miles away

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