About Redwoods and Rivers

Redwoods and Rivers is a family-run rafting company located on the Trinity River in Northern California. Our mission is to run quality family rafting trips with these essential themes: Safety, Fun, Educational, and Spiritually Rewarding.

Staying true to these themes, Redwoods and Rivers has evolved into one of the most well-known Northern California whitewater rafting outfitters. It’s known for its many specialty tripsschools, and group retreats. Most importantly, it’s known for its consistent, high-quality river guides who graduated from its state university-accredited River Guide School.

Redwoods and Rivers has been committed to providing safe, professional, quality river trips since 1994

The Redwoods and Rivers Commitment

The Redwoods and Rivers Rafting Family is committed to providing safe, professional, quality river trips. They also believe in making rafting trips and training available to everyone and often provide community service trips at a low cost. They have an active scholarship program available for low-income individuals and groups and believe that everyone should have the opportunity to embrace the beauty of Trinity River. 

Redwoods and Rivers strive to be a sustainable business. Its goal is to support the family’s modest lifestyle, maintain quality equipment, and reward friends and staff for their hard work. As a family business, they encourage strong relationships between staff and clients to create a friendly, familial environment. 

Family Owned and Operated

As a family-owned and operated business, Redwoods and Rivers’ unique talents are to welcome clients with a personalized experience. The Carlton family credits the strong relationships they build with clients, many of whom come back year after year, for allowing Redwoods and Rivers to grow bigger and more diverse.

Why Choose Us

Redwoods and Rivers believes a quality rafting trip should have these important themes:




Spiritual Rewarding