For all South Fork American River Trips. Print this page out for reference if you are going on this trip. See also our printable Disclaimer Form, which you will need to sign and return to us before your trip. See also our Frequently Asked Questions page.
From South Lake Tahoe
From the North Lake Tahoe area
At the meeting area, we have a small store that has many different items for sale. T-shirts, sweat shirts, river shorts and sandals, hats, along with waterproof cameras, lib balm, and sunscreen, plus many camping items, snacks and drinks. The store will be open in the morning before & afternoon after your trip.
One day trips you will need a swim suit or shorts, tennis shoes or Teva type saddles (no Bare Feet or Flip Flops), hat, sunglasses with retaining device, sun block, lip balm, pile or poly-pro sweater along with a windbreaker in case of cool weather, disposable waterproof camera, garbage bag for wet clothes, a small amount of money for souvenirs, photos, extra set of clothes and dry shoes (left in the car) for the trip home.
Wet suits are required during the spring (prior to Memorial Day) and during times of HIGH WATER (can sometimes last until mid-June). They can be rented from us right at the Camp Store or from a local dive shop. For your safety, those not having wet suits when required will not be able to participate in the trip.
Two Day Trips you will need the above one day list plus, sleeping bag and pad, tent (optional after Memorial Day), camp clothes (dry shoes, long pants, shirt, sweater or jacket, personal and toiletry items, flashlight, insect repellant.
On all of our one day trips we provide a riverside deli-styled buffet lunch that includes an all you can eat sandwich bar with different breads, meats, cheeses, lots of veggies, potato or pasta salad, fresh fruits, potato chips, cookies, and ice cold drinks.
The meals provided on our 2 day trips include breakfast, lunch, and dinner the first day, and breakfast and lunch on day number 2. All meals include fresh fruit and veggies, and hot & cold beverages along with the entrees. Dinners consist of Tri-Tip, Grilled Chicken, Cesar Salad, French Bread, Baked Potato Bar, Corn on the Cob, Beer, Wine, and Sodas, and our Great Dutch Oven Baked Desserts.
We have our own private camp area, only for CRR Guests, right on the banks of the South Fork of the American river. Our facilities include: bathrooms with hot showers, flush toilets, sinks and mirrors, recreation areas with volleyball, horseshoe pits. All of our camp areas are group areas that are assigned prior to your arriving. Smaller sized groups could be sharing an area with another smaller sized group.
Reservations for the CRR Camp Area can be made by calling our office at (800) 523-5531. Cost for camping is $15.00 per person per night. We do also have areas for RV’s, however, we do not have any hook-ups available.
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