Tahoe City River Rafting on the Truckee River

$5 off prepaid online reservations!

  • Look for the orange paddles!

Our raft excursions consist of a leisurely, self-guided, five-mile float down the Truckee River. Our voyage is perfect for family and friends, ages two and up.

Take a Truckee River Float Trip

Get ready for an unforgettable day of water, sunshine, and relaxation on our Truckee River float trips!

Our Tahoe City rafting excursions feature a leisurely, self-guided, five-mile float down the Truckee River. This journey is perfect for families, couples, or anyone looking for an awesome day of river rafting in Tahoe City. Our trip takes about two to three hours, depending on your pace and number of stops. 

The river itself is mild and easy to navigate, but includes a few surprise rapids for an invigorating end to your rafting voyage. Your rate includes our convenient and easy-to-use shuttle service and help from our friendly staff at the launch point to get you started.

Relax in the river’s many swimming holes or take a leisurely sandbar picnic break. Soak in the warm sunshine and trail your fingers through the refreshing waters as you float lazily along. The journey begins in Tahoe City, located on Lake Tahoe’s north shore, and ends at the River Ranch Lodge patio, where you can enjoy a delicious outdoor lunch, the perfect end to a tranquil trip.

We encourage you to pack some snacks and beverages in a cooler for your time rafting on the Truckee River. We also have an onsite convenience store where you can purchase all the rafting essentials, including but not limited to food, snacks, beverages (including beer), and suntan lotion. If you’re looking for the ideal family-friendly activity in Lake Tahoe, you’ve found it! Just grab a paddle and get ready for an unforgettable rafting adventure on the Truckee River.

Truckee River Raft Co.

Office and Raft Launch Area – 185 River Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145, United States

Parking – 2200 River Road, Tahoe City, CA 96145, United States