Rave Reviews from the South Fork American

Rave reviews from a group out of North Hollywood who joined us on a 1-Day rafting trip on the South Fork American.

Hi Marda,

We had such an amazing time!! It definitely exceeded the expectations of everyone in my party. Our guide Drew was great, our lunch was delicious, and we loved that there were even drinks provided at the end of the trip. The attention to detail and customer service really made our experience special. Everyone in the group wants to raft again, and definitely with All Outdoors. Also, we were very impressed with the facilities at the meeting location. The parking lot was well kept, the landscaping was beautiful, and the bathrooms were very clean. Everything about our trip was excellent and my group was very thankful to me for picking such a great company. We can’t wait to raft with All Outdoors again!!

Thank you to you and your team for your help in planning our trip 🙂 I spoke to three different people when preparing for our trip and everyone was so helpful, cheerful, and enthusiastic. That’s when I first knew that I had picked a great company.

Thanks again,


South Fork American Birthday Trip August 9 2012

A group of 12 friends went rafting on the South Fork American to celebrate a 30th birthday. Here’s what they had to say…

We had a BLAST on your trip!! Thank you so much for the brownies and candles at lunch. Everyone sang to Jonathan and he had a really memorable day for his 30th. Your crew were really fun, entertaining and educational. We had one rafter who was really afraid and with Jason’s AKA Maverick (we gave him a nickname) guidance she took the rapids in stride.

Your company is really impressive with the timely response at booking as well as a great experience down the river. I will be recommending your company to my friends and family. We will be planning another trip next summer and will be sure to use AO!


South Fork American 2-Day June 22, 2012

Some very happy and satisfied guests had this to say about there South Fork American 2-Day Trip

Hey Jeremy,

Sorry for the delay in my response, I was still on vacation.
Not sure where to start except to say….WOW!

Our family had such an amazing time, the trip exceeded our expectations. Our guide was Sam. We was just the best!! So friendly, knowlegable and made us feel at home as soon as we arrived. Since this was our first rafting experience we weren’t really sure what to expect. We had so much fun! The scenery was absolutely beautiful and it was thrilling to manuever the rapids. The food each day was just great. I was so impressed that Sam and Ryan made such an impressive dinner after a day of rafting. After dinner we joined other guides in an evening camp fire. Everyone at All-Outdoors was just so friendly, we got to know each other and listened to one of the guides play guitar.

I could go on and on, but definitely no negatives and we are planning to come back and brave the middle fork, hopefully we will be lucky enough to have Sam as a guide again. Please add me to your e-mail list.
Thank you again for an unforgettable experience!!

Janet M

South Fork Middle Fork Combo, June 14, 2012

A family vacationing from Burbank, CA had great things to say about their South Fork / Middle Fork Combo 2-Day trip….

We had an incredible vacation. Perfect 2-day trip starting off on the South Fork of the American River then transitioning up to the Middle Fork. The fact you can get fresh, juicy, sweet fruit up the river for lunch was impressive. The variety and quality of food for all the meals was excellent.

We especially want to comment on our guide for the Middle Fork, Mark. We absolutely LOVED him. We were all a bit hesitant in taking this more advanced ride but Mark’s demeanor is so calming and made us
believe we had complete control over our boat. That confidence got us through the day without a single “incident” which my concern for my two kids who have never done any rafting.

Thanks again for accommodating us on such short notice.

South Fork Lower 1-Day, August 25th, 2011

Some guide-lovin’ feedback from Josh A. of Boston and his party of 7 who went down South Fork on August 25th:

The trip was fantastic! We were really impressed with our guide Brian. He was an impressive raftsman (our boat had no misadventures and seemed to hit every spot perfectly), an affable and patient guide, a clear leader when other rafts had troubles, and he shared his evident passion for rafting. We were thrilled to spend our day with him. The river was tremendous fun.

Thanks so much,

South Fork 1-Day, August 28, 2011

Feedback from Mena and Frank E. about their trip down the South Fork on August 28th:

Good Morning Gregg,

I just wanted to thank you and your team so much! Frank and I had an AMAZING time, we’re ready to do it again! Beth, our guide, ROCKED! She really was awesome; great direction, funny, and overall made the experience one we will not forget. Thank you!

We will call and plan our next trip with your company, for class IV rapids, so excited!

-Mena & Frank

South Fork Lower 1-Day, August 21, 2011

Feedback from Michael K. about his family’s fourth trip down the South Fork:


We were very pleased with the trip. For my 13-year-old son and me, it was our fourth trip with AO on the lower south fork. For my girlfriend, it was the first, although she has done the upper half. Our guide, Kyland, looks young but was very mature in all the ways that count on the river. It seemed to me he might have been the most skillful of all the guides I have had. The lunch was first-rate, as always. We all look forward to rafting again with you, but probably not before next year.


South Fork Lower 1-Day, July 23rd, 2011

Remarks by David B. of Danville, CA about his trip down the Lower South Fork on July 23rd:


We had a fabulous time on Saturday. The weather was perfect and the South Fork was just right for the girls since they had never rafted before. Our guide, Jerry, did an excellent job. I will fill out the review. Thanks again for an excellent job. I have used All Outdoors since the early 1980s and your staff has always been friendly and professional. I look forward to my trip on Cherry Creek in a month.


South Fork 1-Day, July 5th, 2011

Leanne K. and her boyfriend from the UK rafted the South Fork on July 5th. They had to transfer off of the Middle Fork because river flows were to high at that time, but still had a great time and got back to us with these comments:

Hi Lenka!

We had a fantastic time on the river, we were disappointed not to be
able to do the middle fork, which I think would have been more
challenging, but we were both really grateful that you were able to
organise an alternative trip for us and I want to thank you personally
for going to such lengths to get hold of us once our original trip was

I really would like to commend both our guides. Dave and Ryan were
fantastic. They were knowledgable, fun and extremely competant at what
they did. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your company to anyone
looking to do a similar trip because of their professionalism and

Once again thanks for all your help in making our trip so great. If
I’m ever back in California I will definitely look to take another trip
with yourselves.

Best regards,

South Fork 1-Day, June 23rd, 2011

Sydney D. from Truckee, CA went down the South Fork of the American River with 17 other passengers on Thursday, June 23rd. Here are her thoughts:

Our trip down the South Fork was wonderful. We enjoyed Kelsey, Cory and Kate. The day went very smoothly and we felt we were in good hands all day long. Loved the stories and games along the way.
Many of our group had been rafting with other companies yet they were all impressed with the detail to safety and fun. All Outdoors has beautiful grounds, nice way to begin the day.

Thanks for putting together the trip,

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