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ARTA River Trips

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We are a non-profit river rafting organization with over 50 years of experience taking people on amazing journeys down the majestic rivers of the western United States. Our style is casual, our spirit is spontaneous and our guides are friendly...more
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24000 Casa Loma Rd, Groveland, CA 95321-9302
+1 209-962-7873
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although late in the season and with the river running low we had an exciting day of rafting. Our guide Katie was fantastic, extremely professional and fun to be with. She explained that late season rafting doesn't affect the number of rapids, it just means...More

Thank happyskier71
Stephen W, General Manager at ARTA River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey! We're so glad you had fun on the Tuolumne. The river and rapids (and Katie) are great. Thanks for sharing.

Reviewed July 25, 2018

I can't say enough about ARTA! They handled my group with such amazing skill and experience I felt 1,000% safe the entire time. I brought 12 of my Girl Scouts to the American River, South Fork for their very first white water rafting experience and...More

Thank NRadoumis
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Our family (including 2 teens) had a fantastic 1 day trip on the Tuolumne. Even in July the water was moving well (daily damn release) and there's steady action for 18 miles. Our guide, Olivia, provided a great balance of safety, knowledge, and fun! We...More

Thank jenna m
Reviewed July 12, 2018

This was our second year in a row on the Rogue River with ARTA and we are already looking forward to doing it again next summer. The river is beautiful, clean, and wild, and offers just the right amount of excitement. I often felt exhilarated...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I can't fault this trip! I never had any experience whitewater rafting before. Mikey was an excellent guide, very calm, helpful and friendly. The experience was absolutely fantastic. We had a great time and the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Had a fantastic day and...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

We (family of five 50ish 40s 19 17 and 13) have been on the holiday of a lifetime with time spent in San Francisco, Hawaii and Washington and packed in a lot of activities (surfing, horse riding, cycling) - but by far the best activity...More

Thank trig168
Reviewed July 28, 2017

I have done a few trips with ARTA in the past. This was a cooperative trip (we were responsible for the meals and our own camping,) on the South Fork of the American River. The trip started off so well, working with everyone in the...More

Thank EvanDicker
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT USE ARTA IN GROVELAND. We had a 2 day Tuolumne rafting trip booked for months and they called me at 7:30pm 2 days before our departure to Yosemite and 4 days before the rafting trip was to start to cancel. Their excuses, we...More

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Stephen W, General Manager at ARTA River Trips, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Hi Meddogs. Sorry. We hated to have to cancel your trip. There were a lot of moving pieces that conspired to make it unworkable for us to run the trip for just the two of you. I'm glad you got on the river.

Reviewed February 5, 2017

Nothing else to say about this other than fantastic. The river, the guides, the food, the camping, the other students and of course the river were all fantastic. Learned a ton and had a great time. Can't wait to return to the Salmon River.

Thank EvanDicker
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

An amazing fun filled day for thrill seekers. We were taken to the Toulumne river on a hair raising bus tour down a narrow road which wound round the mountainside, we arrived safely thanks to Darrel the bus driver. We were given a safety talk...More

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