Take some advice from Mark Twain, “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.”

YOLO? Carpe diem? A bucket list? Adventure begins with action. Maybe you want to get the girls together for that long overdue reunion? Or perhaps you want to add a little adrenalin to your weekend? For whatever makes your crew happy, Mother Lode River Center serves as your destination for adventure.

Thirteen friends and I had the pleasure of rafting with your outfit last weekend. Many of our group are event planners and well-versed in the art of hospitality. Your company is one of the finest.


What should you cross off your list this summer?

Ropes & Rafting Adventure – Our Most Popular Trip For Friends!

Need a place to start? Our most popular trip booked by groups of friends is our Ropes and Rafting combination trip. For a full day, running from 9:00 AM until about 5:00 PM, you will get to experience the most popular activities available for groups visiting the River Center.

Your day would consist of the following itinerary:

9AM – 12PM: 1/2 Day High Element Challenge Ropes Course with Zip Lining!

12PM – 1PM: Lunch

1PM – 5PM: South Fork American River Gorge Value Trip

We Recommend: The Eco-Friendly Retreat House

Powered by solar, we are excited to offer the upstairs unit of our Eco-Friendly Retreat House to guests for the first time! Perfect for groups of friends, enjoy a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and laundry. Stay a while…you won’t forget this unique duplex!

This beautiful riverfront vacation duplex offers an upstairs unit with incredible river views, energy efficient amenities and eco-friendly design standards. The unit has its own private entry with electronic locks programmed for security and convenience with your own unique code.
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