Raft Rentals for the American River

River Rat has been renting rafts for the American Rivers since 1974. Call us to outfit your next American River rafting trip, (916) 966-6777.

Your day on the river starts @ River Rat located 1/8 from American River. From here we will set you up with your rafting equipment, load it on your car, and off you go down the street to the river launch.  At Sacramento Bar river launch, you will find plenty of parking, restrooms, picnic tables. BBQS, and oak shaded grass. Once rafting your trip will take 3 to 5 hours floating, swimming, and of course splashing through rapids. Such as the San Juan Rapids, and the Arden Bar Rapids. The water is crystal clear with many beautiful Beach’s to stop, eat, and swim. At the end of your trip you will check in raft  equipment  next to river, walk 100 feet into the park, and catch the bus back to your cars. Worn out and happy from a day of rafting..

Lower American River Rafting Season

 We  open Midweek at 10 am and weekends at 9 am and stop renting rafts at 12 pm.  Raft Rentals for the American River are available 7-Days a week from April thru October… weather and water permitting

The Lower American River flows from Folsom Lake to Sacramento, California. The river meanders along the valley floor. On a hot summer day there is no better way to cool off than going rafting on the Lower American River. We rent rafts as well as offer shuttle services at the end of your trip.. additional fee’s do apply for shuttles.

Looking for something more exciting! River Rat can help. We rent whitewater rafting equipment for the experienced rafter. For complete details and prices check out the Whitewater Raft Rentals page.

Tips for a Great Lower American River Raft Trip

On your day off, float down the American River… you want your day to be relaxing and worry free.

To help ensure that you enjoy your day we put together some Tips for a Great Lower American River Raft Trip. Inside you’ll find information about what to bring and what not to bring on your Lower American River raft trip.

See you on the river and have a GREAT DAY!