California Whitewater Rafting near
Whitewater rafting near Las Vegas is available on the Kaweah River for those with previous rafting experience. Trips are typically available from May thru July (sometimes longer, it depends on the snowmelt). Since rafting in Southern California and Nevada is limited, many choose to travel to the Gold Country, Lake Tahoe area, or Mt. Shasta/Redding region where there is a variety of rafting options for all levels available April-September as well as camping, and wineries.
See below for the location of trips in the area:
Rafting near Three Rivers:
The Kaweah River offers class 4+excitements and is about 6.5 hours West of Las, Vegas, NV. The 9 mile stretch of river is run in 1 day, but add another day for a double run. The Kaweah is one of Americas steepest river and flows naturally from Sequoia National Park, trips are run May-July. The Kaweah is not a novice run, we suggest the American River in the Gold Country for beginner and intermediate rafting trips.
Planning a rafting trip near Las Vegas:
Whitewater rafting trips near Las Vegas can be combined with other many other activities to make a great get away for many occasions. The area information page for each of the rivers provides links to visitor information for accommodations, dining, hiking, biking and other places of interest. You can also access these area information resource pages through the site map.