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Wilderness Adventures

El Dorado county, California whitewater outfitter

  Whitewater outfitter

Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in California are harder than the national norm, so better not forget that quite a few of the sections here are not easy. The scenic beauty of California and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of spots for that. Whitewater
    paddling here in the Northern Sierra Nevada is a great experience. If you're coming from Sacramento—Arden-Arcade—Roseville it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location. There are campgrounds quite near the river where
you can camp. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. A bit of exercise and just being out on the river for a while are sure to keep you coming back for more.

Briefly about the general area:
A spree to Wilderness Adventures wouldn’t be complete without a visit to nearby Auburn State Park, and Wilderness Adventures is near Granite Canyon which is absolutely worth taking a look at.
You just must love the Northern Sierra Nevada. Don't leave Wilderness Adventures without visiting Marshall Gold Discovery State Park; lots of people from Coloma come here. This river is so wonderful. High temperatures at Wilderness Adventures all through the warm days of summer are in the 90's with nighttime lows in the 60's. Daytime highs all through the wintertime are in the 50's; night lows throughout the winter for Wilderness Adventures tend to be in the 30's. Wilderness Adventures is a good spot of common rainfall. January is the wettest month with most rain; the driest month is July.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Wilderness Adventures.
 Whitewater Near Wilderness Adventures:
American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 1 miles away
      Class III+ - 15 miles long (Lotus Campground to Folsom Lake)
Whitewater Outfitter - Whitewater Voyages, El Dorado County, 1 miles away
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American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 20.5 miles long (Route 193 to Folsom Lake)
American River - Middle Fork, Placer / El Dorado County, 9 miles away
      Class I(II) - 7.1 miles long (former Greenwood Bridge to Mammoth Bar)
American River - North Fork, Placer County, 11 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Confluence with Middle Fork to Folsom Lake)
American River - North Fork, Placer County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge to Ponderosa Way Bridge)
Whitewater Outfitter - Canyon Raft Rentals, Placer County, 13 miles away
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Whitewater Outfitter - Sierra Outdoor Center, Placer County, 13 miles away
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American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Slab Creek Dam to White Rock Powerhouse)
Cosumnes River, El Dorado / Amador / Sacramento County, 14 miles away
      Class II-V - 20 miles long (Highway 49 to Highway 16)
 Ski Areas Near Wilderness Adventures:
Soda Springs, California , 45 miles away, 625 foot drop, 5 lifts, 16 runs
Boreal, California , 47 miles away, 500 foot drop, 10 lifts, 41 runs
Sugar Bowl, California , 47 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 13 lifts, 85 runs
Donner Ski Ranch, California , 48 miles away, 750 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
Alpine Meadows, California , 50 miles away, 1802 foot drop, 14 lifts, 100 runs
Squaw Valley, California , 50 miles away, 2850 foot drop, 33 lifts, 177 runs
Tahoe Donner, California , 53 miles away, 600 foot drop, 4 lifts, 14 runs
Homewood, California , 53 miles away, 1650 foot drop, 8 lifts, 56 runs
Granlibakken, California , 55 miles away, 300 foot drop, 2 lifts, 1 runs
Sierra at Tahoe, California , 57 miles away, 2212 foot drop, 12 lifts, 46 runs
 Marinas Near Wilderness Adventures:
Folsom Lake Marina, El Dorado Hills , 15 miles away
 Hotels Near Wilderness Adventures:
Bella Vista Bed And Breakfast, Placerville , 1 miles away
Eden Vale Inn, Placerville , 4 miles away
Best Western Plus Placerville Inn, Placerville , 7 miles away
Historic Cary House Hotel, Placerville , 8 miles away
Gold Country Inn, Placerville , 9 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Wilderness Adventures:
Ponderosa Park Campground, Lotus, 0 miles away
American River Resort-coloma, Coloma, 1 miles away
Coloma Resort and RV Park, Coloma, 1 miles away
 Trails Near Wilderness Adventures:
Nevada Point Trail, El Dorado , 17 miles away, 5.3 hiking miles, 2771 feet elevation difference
Bake Oven Trail, Placer , 19 miles away,  9 hiking miles, 2032 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Wilderness Adventures:
Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California , 1 miles away
Auburn State Park, California , 11 miles away
Folsom Lake State Park, California , 15 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Wilderness Adventures:
Cold Springs Golf & Country, Placerville , 4 miles away
Bass Lake Golf Course, Rescue , 10 miles away
Serrano Country Club, El Dorado Hills , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Wilderness Adventures
Bass Lake, El Dorado , 11 miles away
Lake Theodore, Placer , 12 miles away
Halsey Forebay, Placer , 13 miles away

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