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About River Runners
Inspired rafting adventures on the scenic American Rivers in Northern California. River Runners specializes in vacations on the South Fork of the American River. With River Runners you can unwind, unplug and have an unforgettable adventure.
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Alexandra C wrote a review Sep 2021
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Our time spent with River Runners over Labor Day exceeded all my expectations. My husband and I went with our two teenage daughters (15 and 17)..which is never easy. The staff is exceptional and made every experience positive and enjoyable. The meals were prepared to order and delicious thanks to Sarah. Chris' Safety talk" was entertaining and hilarious while still focusing on the importance of safety at all times. John, our raft guide, brought 21 years of experience to every aspect of our time on the river. He showed us where berries were hidden, explained the history of the different tribes, gold rushers and early settlers in the area and shared his personal experiences on the river and his vast travel adventures. Our family was matched up with two other male guests with who we instantly hit it off! During the slower times when the river was calm, jokes and stories were shared and during the more active times, laughing, screaming and friendly heckling was a must!! John knew how to keep our conversation easy and flowing and even the teenagers were engaged and were participatory. My older daughter was tentative about the more advanced river classifications and John assured her he would never do anything to scare her. He was true to his word and gained her trust as the days continued, My younger daughter was more fearless and John challenged her to do even more adventurous activities. As parents, we felt completely comfortable having our family under John's care both on and off the river. We can't say enough about the accommodations and the professionalism of the entire River Runner team. We will most definitely be back!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Elaine L wrote a review Jun 2021
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Fun from the beginning to the end!! River surfing, jumping off rocks, swimming & enjoying the views!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Lenatheviper wrote a review Aug 2020
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Highly recommended. Loved the down to earth and family feel of RR. Chris our guide made it 5 stars. He was fun, educational and made it more than a transportation down the river, he made it an experience. Lots of laughts, sun and cold water. Thank you!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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dcaracciolo wrote a review Aug 2020
Westlake Village, California32 contributions39 helpful votes
Look no further if you want to make family memories for years to come. Fun filled weekend. Great food, staff and clean accommodations! Remy was our tour guide, he was amazing!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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avi wrote a review Jun 2020
19 Parts"Yezda, Russia2 contributions1 helpful vote
If you are looking for the gold nugget in whitewater rafting companies look no further than River Runners. The operation is 1st class from the friendly, knowledgeable, and professional guides, to the beautiful and tranquil Camp Lotus on which River Runners is situated. The guides have decades of experience amongst themselves and are true stewards of the American River. Their knowledge and passion of the river and its surrounding history permeates the rafting experience and you will be left with an excitement of your own after rafting with River Runners.
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Date of experience: June 2020
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