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Great Outdoors
Whitewater Rafting In The Shasta Cascade

Imagine sitting in a giant raft with your friends and family and all you hear is laughter and the rushing water around you. Slice by giant, mossy boulders and race down whitewater rapids faster than a blink of an eye. This is what you can experience when you take one of the Shasta Cascade’s adventure-filled rafting tours down its unbelievable number of wild and scenic rivers. Of course, not all tours are this extreme. You can also enjoy a gentle float down one of the rivers with chances for viewing the great outdoors from a whole new perspective. The tours offered here range from class 1 to class 5.

With all the rain and snow they’ve received last winter, this is going to be a prime rafting and kayaking season. With dammed rivers it’s easy to predict what the flows are going to be so synchronizing your skill level with your trip can’t get any easier. If you’re interested in an extreme experience, the Shasta Cascade area is booming with these opportunities.

Visitors from all over the world come to Northern California to get away from their hectic lives and to enjoy the refreshing outdoors of the Shasta Cascade. Come join all of the visitors and locals alike on an adventure down the exhilarating white-capped rapids of breathtaking rivers. There are numerous amount of rafting companies and Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association officials know where to find them. All of the guides offer various rafting or kayaking excursions to suit your skill level.

The Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association is a non-profit organization seeking to promote economic development through recreation and tourism in Butte, Lassen, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Modoc and Trinity Counties. For a free copy of the 64-page visitor’s guide call (800) 4SHASTA (474-2782) or visit to have a guide sent to you or to download an electronic version.