Rafting on the Truckee River
Tahoe City Sunrise
Tahoe Whitewater Rafting
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Truckee River Rafting Store Front
Tahoe's #1 summertime activity!

Truckee River Rafting

175 River Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145

The Federal Water Master has released his water level estimate for the summer of 2016, and we now can say that we will be open for a short season between late June and hopefully into early August. Every bit of rain and precipitation, between now and the end of the season, will affect our river flows and length of the season. Please check our website for updates on river conditions. Thank you for your continued patience as we prepare for a great season!

Truckee River Rafting is Tahoe's original raft company, family owned and operated since 1973. You begin your leisurely float in Tahoe City, along a peaceful 5 mile stretch of the Truckee River, ending at the River Ranch Restaurant. Truckee River Rafting is a self guided raft trip offering commercial grade rafts (2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 person rafts) to spend the day on the river. The Truckee River Rafting trip floats you through tranquil stretches of scenic meadows, mountains and small rapids. Our Truckee River raft experience takes approximately 2-3 hours and we encourage you to bring a small cooler with snacks and drinks, please no styrofoam or glass, to enjoy along the way. Truckee River Rafting is fun for all ages (2 years and up) and sure to be a fun, family memory to have for years to come.

  • FREE Kids 2-5 years old.
  • FREE Parking.
    Please carpool if possible - parking is limited.
  • Return Shuttle Bus, Paddles & Vests included
  • Group Rates Available.
  • Operating Daily 8:30-3:30. Last bus at 6pm.
  • Early Bird Rates from 8:30-9:30am.
  • No Time Limit On Trip (runs approx. 2-4 hours).
  • Finish At River Ranch Pond, shuttle returns to Tahoe City.
  • Souvenir Photos Available, view after your trip!
  • Commercial Rafts Hold Up To 10 People.
  • Footwear Mandatory

Call (530) 583-1111

Truckee River Rafting Store Front
Truckee River Rafting Entrance

After your trip, relax and enjoy dinner or drinks at the River Grill, our riverfront restaurant in Tahoe City, adjacent to the raft launch.

River Grill was voted Best Happy Hour in North Lake Tahoe! Make Dinner Reservations at River Grill

River Grill in Tahoe City

Get $5 Off Per Person!

With advanced reservation online or by phone

Please check back in Spring 2016 for reservations

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