- 2017: Wet, Wild, Exciting
- Swiftwater Pros to the Rescue
- Spring on the River
- 10 Reasons to Go Camping
Faster water, bigger waves, huge-er thrills! 2017 whitewater rafting will be spectacular!Read More
Who are those craze people braving the raging currents of the American River?Read More
Catch nature's freshest season up close and personal at American River Resort.Read More
Need motivation to organize a camping trip? Here are American River Resort's 10 reasons to get you and your family out of the house and into a tent (or RV or cabin) this Spring and Summer.Read More
ALL IN ONE PLACE! River Trips, Camping, Cabins, RVs, Outdoor Weddings & Events, Gateway to Adventure
American River Resort in Coloma is at the center of California Gold Country. Not from from San Francisico or Lake Tahoe, it's easy to get here and easy to stay!
ONE STOP for Camping AND River Trips
American River Resort is the home of American Whitewater Expeditions and American River Recreation. This makes the resort a ONE-STOP source for overnight camping and whitewater adventure. You can book a camp or RV site or a luxury cabin AND a river trip all at once. You can even rent a camp tent and purchase meals right here.
Classic Family Camping! RVs and Cabins
30 wooded river-front acres on the American River. Classic camping atmosphere for family camping and group camping. Play areas, free hot showers, fire pits and picnic tables in every site. Here's 10 Reasons To Love American River Resort.
Whitewater River Trips
Go on your own exciting rafting adventure with our two on-site professional rafting companies. Claim a rock and watch rafters and kayakers from all over the globe negotiate the class III+ Trouble Maker rapids. The natural power and beauty of the American River's South Fork draws camping and river enthusiasts to ARR from all around.
Lots To Do for Families
Besides all the fun at ARR for families, Coloma and El Dorado County are full of adventures for all ages. Whitewater rafting, kayaking, historic discoveries, horseback riding, fishing, biking, hiking. American River Resort is your base camp for a day-hike in High Sierras or picnic at Lake Tahoe. Return to ARR, watch the stars and fall asleep to the sound of the rushing river.
Your Own Gold Rush
Take a short walk to Marshall Gold Discovery State Park for your own Gold Rush Experience. Relive the beginnings of the Gold Rush and try your hand at gold panning. Picturesque Hwy 49 leads to many other historical adventures. American River Resort's location makes it easy to explore the Motherlode!
Adventures for Two
Coming without the kids? Camp, park your RV, or have a romantic getaway in one of our modern comfortable cabins. Have fun on the river, visit nearby wineries, restaurants, shops, art galleries, museums. Staying at American River Resort gives you freedom for adventure or relaxation. There's so much to do during a day at ARR. Take time for two!
California History Field Trips for Kids
ARR's exciting and flexible field trip program lets parents and teachers plan the 2-day California history adventure of their choosing. We provide accommodations in our riverside cabins on the banks of California's most historic river! See a list of suggested activities and sample agendas.