Activities & Education

  • Mother Lode River Center
    Mother Lode River Center
    A beautiful riverside recreation facility offering experiential education in Gold Rush History and River Ecology and a challenge ropes course. We have 45+ years on the American River. 530-626-4187
  • Current Adventures
    Current Adventure Kayak School & Trips
    Over 25 years guiding and adventures in California and beyond! Professional, local instructors, small classes of 3:1 ratio. Whitewater and lake outings. Kids & Adults camps. info@CurrentAdventures.com 1-888-4kayaking (888-452-9254)
  • Coloma Outdoor Discovery School
    A Non Profit, outdoor learning center on the South Fork near the Gold Discovery Park within the Coloma Resort. 1-4 day experiences in gold rush history, science and ropes challenges. (530) 621-2298
  • California Canoe & Kayak
    CCK
    California Canoe & Kayak is celebrating our 45th year! Now, conveniently next to Marco’s Café, we provide whitewater kayaking instruction, free demos, sales and service. We are the Gold Country’s oldest whitewater kayaking school and are a Jackson Kayak Authorized dealer. 800-366-9804
  • Gold Discovery Park Association
    Gold Discovery Park Assoc.- Nonprofit organization dedicated to the interpretation and conservation of Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. The Gold Rush Mercantile: books, gifts, souvenirs, historic items, jewelry and much more.www.marshallgold.org 530-622-6198 
  • Mother Lode Prospecting
    Prospecting gear, gold panning, Info, rental sluices, camping, fishing, outdoor, gear, worms, firewood, charcoal, river shoes, float tubes, sunglasses ,river stuff , kid stuff,  umbrellas, chairs, local items, knives, much more.7170 Hwy 49 Suite #8, Lotus CA 530-748-9150
  • Brainwork! Writing Tutoring, Training
    Academic tutoring and life skills coaching for youth and adults. Math and more! Learn the material, and learn how to learn. Individual and group sessions. Free consultation. Brainwork@mindspring.com 530-295-3488 Brainwork@mindspring.com 530-295-3488
  • Staff Development Training
    http://www.bizwrks.us joe@bizwrks.us 530-626-8285

Arts & Jewelry

  • Blue Lotus 530
    Local Artisan outlet where you can buy unique hand crafted items. Stop on by! Open 7 days a week from 11-5pm. Located at 7170 Hwy 49, Lotus CA 530-457-5132
  • Kelly Ahola Mosaics
    Hanging Glass Mosaics for the home and outside in the garden. Classes available. Call or email for appointment. theriverboxes@gmail.com 530-626-7823
  • Art on the Divide Cooperative Gallery
    Drive up the hill, overlooking Coloma Valley to historic Georgetown–Art Gallery with local artists. Open Friday – Sunday, 530 333-2787 530-333-ARTS

Construction & Maintenance

  • AmeriGas Propane

    Choose AmeriGas as your propane provider for comfort and service you can count on. Our local, knowledgeable service professionals are always there for you, providing safe, reliable energy.                       

    530-622-7354
  • AmeriGas Propane

    Choose AmeriGas as your propane provider for comfort and service you can count on. Our local, knowledgeable service professionals are always there for you, providing safe, reliable energy.                       

    530-622-7354
  • Sisu Construction
    Eric Ahola-Specializing in design, all phases of construction, remodels, additions, repairs, concrete, and finish work.  Free estimates. sisuconstruction@yahoo.com 530-626-7823
  • Foothills Painting
    Interior and exterior full painting services, at a competitive price. No job too big or small. shawnmartin1982@gmail.com, (530) 979-0425,

Entertainment

  • Olde Coloma Theatre
    Celebrating 45 years of interactive melodrama in the heart of Gold Country. Featuring 5 original melodramas May – December. Friday and Saturday evenings & most Sundays a matinee. Boo, Hiss and Cheer. 380 Monument Road 530-626-5282

Farms & Ranches

  • Coloma Feed & Hardware
    Open 7 days a week, Propane, Pet Supplies, Hardware, Plumbing, RV Supplies, Horse/Livestock feed and supplies. 530-626-6300 7170 Hwy.49 in Lotus. 530-626-6300
  • Green Giant Hydroponics & Garden Center, LLC - greengianthydro@gmail.com 530-622-4465

Food

  • Sierra Rizing Bakery, Catering & Coffee House
    Breakfast, lunch and dinner fare with locally roasted coffee, fresh baked goods, soups, salads, pastas, pot pies and more. Enjoy daily dinner specials, fine desserts and espresso well into the evening.  Open daily year round. 530-642-1308
  • American River Pizza and Grill
    Family friendly dining, Patio-Pet Friendly-seating. Always fresh salad bar. Original Cool Deli menu “Baked Goods”. Longtime popular destination for hungry visitors. Serving Lunch & Dinner 7 days a week 11am – 8:30pm and  Breakfast Friday-Monday 7am – 11:00am. 530-887-1969
  • Cool Beerwerks

    A unique fusion of Hawaiian and Japanese cuisine, cocktails and craft beer brewed on site. Everything handcrafted from the best ingredients. Live music, comedy, karaoke and more! 5020 Ellinghouse Drive, Cool, CA 95614

    (530) 885-5866
  • Squallys on the River
    Where you are family. Pizza, BBQ, Salads and more. Large groups/events welcomed. Located in River Park Village next to the 49 bridge. Open Noon-10pm/7 days a week 530-622-1213 www.squallysontheriver.com squallysontheriver.com
  • Camp Lotus Deli
    Deli with great coffee, fresh baked goods and sandwiches, and outstanding drink selections. Open 8-5 daily from Memorial Day-Labor Day. (530) 622-8672
  • Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe
    Argonaut Farm to Fork Café
    A cozy, riverfront restaurant located right in the gold discovery park. Open everyday for breakfast & lunch, featuring an organic and locally sourced menu. Full espresso bar serving Sacramento’s own Temple coffee! Catering available. 530-626-7345
  • River Park Village & Mini Storage
    ARRA, Bookkeepers, Bakery-Cafe, Coloma Shuttle, Garden Center, Gym, Hotshots Images, Mini Storage, Post Office, Rafting, Restaurants, Salon and Yogurt. Retail space available. riverparkvillagecoloma@gmail.com 530-320-8856
  • Coloma Club Café
    Café open 6:30 a.m. Full bar, live music every weekend. Garden available for private parties 530-626-6390
  • Riyo Yogurt - (530) 919-4793
  • Rise Up General Store & Deli
    Wholesome breakfast and lunches, freshly made to order. Ice Cream, Smoothies and Coffee. Pre-orders welcomed. 530-852-7898
  • Take A Bite Deli - (530) 642-8482
  • River Shack - 530-626-1334
  • Marco's Café - 530-642-2025

Groceries & Markets

  • Camp Lotus
    Basic groceries, deli, clothing, and unique gifts. Open February through October everyday, 8-5. (530)622-8672
  • Sutter Center Market
    ATM and EBT accepted. Groceries, beer, wine, liquor, lotto, river/camping supplies & fishing license. Close to Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Open 7 days a week. 530-626-0849 facebook.com/suttercentermarket 530-626-0849
  • Camp Lotus General Store
    Basic groceries, deli, clothing, and unique gifts. Open February through October everyday, 8-5. (530)622-8672
  • Rise Up General Store
    General Market with local beer and wine, ice cream, deli, river and camping supplies 530-852-7898

Health & Beauty

  • Coloma Dental Office
    We are as unique as the patients we serve. We love the area’s relaxed slower pace and carry this to our patients in our dental office where Dr Wilcox provides all aspects of dental care. Michael A Wilcox DDS, 7170 Hwy 49 #3 Lotus CA 530-621-0900
  • Cassandra's Salon & Spa
    Cassandra’s Esthetics Salon & Spa
    Experienced, professional, caring Full Service Salon for men & women. On-site wedding styling available. cassdraxler@yahoo.com 530-919-5290
  • Ironworks Fitness
    Conveniently located, reasonably priced, safe, clean and open 24/7. Many membership packages to choose from and 2 locations. ironworksfitness@hotmail.com (530) 333-4162

Internet Providers

  • Cal.net Internet provider
    Cal.net
    Cal.net, local to El Dorado County, provides internet, web and dedicated hosting, colocation, and design services. We are here to serve you and engage in a lifelong working relationship with you. (530) 672-1078

Kayak Instruction

  • Coloma Shuttle
    The Coloma Shuttle is a private boater shuttle service on the South Fork of the American River funded by a grant from the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District. Our low cost shuttle fee $10.00 per boater picks up you and your gear. 530-303-2404
  • Current Adventures
    Current Adventure Kayak School & Trips
    Over 25 years guiding and adventures in California and beyond! Professional, local instructors, small classes of 3:1 ratio. Whitewater and lake outings. Kids & Adults camps. info@CurrentAdventures.com 1-888-4kayaking (888-452-9254)
  • California Canoe & Kayak
    California Canoe & Kayak
    California Canoe & Kayak is celebrating  40+ years! Now, conveniently next to Marco’s Café, we provide whitewater kayaking instruction, free demos, sales and service. We are the Gold Country’s oldest whitewater kayaking school and are a Jackson Kayak Authorized dealer. 800-366-9804
  • DeRiemer Adventure Kayaking - (866)529-2566

Lodging

  • Eden Vale Inn
    A luxury B&B, Resort & Spa. Named one of “America’s Top 10 Most Romantic Inns”! Enjoy modern guest rooms, lush gardens & ponds, on-site spa and a fabulous gourmet breakfast. #1 on Trip Advisor. EdenValeInn.com 530-621-0901
  • Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast
    Five-acre Estate with ponds, streams, waterfalls, rock lagoon and beach.  Magnificent view of Coloma-Lotus Valley and  river. Interior is graced with columns, art & antiques.  Wineries within ½ mile! www.bellavistainc.net 530-622-3456
  • American River Resort
    Premier lodging along the American River. Riverfront cabins, campsites, RV hook-ups, pool, fishing pond, store. Reception center and ceremony sites for your special occasion. Walk to Marshall Gold Discovery Park. americanriverresort.com 530-622-6700
  • Camp Lotus
    Friendly and beautifully maintained, natural setting with lodging & camping. Deli, store, 1/2 mile of riverfront. Wonderful for weddings, reunions and special events. camplotus.com 530-622-8672
  • Casa Bella Verde
    Casa Bella Verde
    Experience one of California’s most private and romantic luxury retreats.  Revel in the spaciousness of your own secluded 1,500 square foot luxury home while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic views. www.ExperienceCBV.com (916) 358-5600
  • Ponderosa RV Resort
    River view cabins and trailers available nightly or weekly. RV and tent camping on 22 acres on river frontage. 30 and 50 AMP services and full hook-ups available. Open year-round. 877) 570-CAMP (2267)
  • Everhart Cellars & Hart 2 Hart Vineyards
    Hart 2 Hart Vineyards Estate: Indulge in the authentic California wine & vineyard experience! Stay at this spacious, newly renovated, an luxuriously furnished home.  Enjoy 120 acres of beautiful rolling hills and vineyards along the American River in the Coloma Valley.  Lodging, Weddings & Events. 530-885-WINE (9463)
  • Coloma Cottages

    Best location! Beautifully appointed riverfront cabins located on the South Fork of the American River! Perfectly placed below famous “Troublemaker” rapids, also within walking distance to the Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. 

    530-334-3479
  • Coloma Resort
    A Family Camping Adventure! Offering RV and tent sites, RV rentals, cabins, bunkhouses and tent cabins. Amenities include: river access, swimming pool, playground, ropes-challenge course with zip line and on-site catering services. 530-621-2267
  • Enchanted April Inn
    Country Estate.  Deluxe accomodations-private balconies-fireplace-gardens & vineyard. 916-939-9144
  • Affordable RV Rental and Repairs
    Rentals, Repairs, Sales and Parts. Family owned and operated since 1996 530-889-8174
  • American River Inn
    Historic 1853 Mansion B&B within close proximity to rafting. A special and memorable experience! www.americanriverinn.com 530-333-4499

Organizations

  • Gold Discovery Park Association
    Nonprofit organizations dedicated to the interpretation and conservation of Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.  The Gold Rush Mercantile: books, gifts, souvenirs, historic items, jewelry and much more. 530-622-6198
  • Coloma Outdoor Discovery School
    Coloma Outdoor Discovery School (CODS)
    A Non Profit, outdoor learning center on the South Fork near the Gold Discovery Park within the Coloma Resort. 1-4 day experiences in gold rush history, science and ropes challenges. (530) 621-2298
  • Coloma-Lotus Business Council
    Individuals and businesses dedicated to promoting business and community in the Coloma-Lotus Valley. New members welcome! 530-285-0002
  • Friends of the River
    Friends of the River is dedicated to preserving and restoring California’s rivers, streams, and their watersheds by advocating for sustainable water management and inspiring citizen action. To learn more visit www.friendsoftheriver.org or call 916-442-3155.
  • Gold Discovery Park Association
    Nonprofit organizations dedicated to the interpretation and conservation of Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park.  The Gold Rush Mercantile: books, gifts, souvenirs, historic items, jewelry and much more. 530-622-6198
  • Gold Trail Grange #452
    Historic building in Marshall Gold State Park. Full commercial kitchen, lighted stage and dance floor. Perfect for weddings, parties, dances and large groups. goldtrailgrange@gmail.com 530-626-1194
  • South Forks Arts and Recreation

    South Fork Arts and Recreation (SoFAR), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, focused on supporting the arts and recreational opportunities in the Coloma and Lotus community, in the last decade produced the American River Music Festival and more recently began operating the Coloma Shuttle program.  For more information visit www.So-FAR.org.

    530-303-2404
  • American River Conservancy
    Serving our community since 1989 by protecting and enhancing natural habitats where wildlife can flourish. Through education and recreation we promote a broad ethic of stewardship now and forever. Contact julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224
  • El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce
    Visitors Authority, Film Commission, Business Advocate. 530-621-5885
  • El Dorado County Parks - Henningsen Lotus Park
    County agency that manages Henningsen Lotus Park and its boating access. Multi-use park on the river that has a walking trail with an outdoor exercise station, picnic tables, and a beach for recreation, kayak roll practice, and boating put-in and take-out. 530-621-5360
  • Bureau of Land Management, Mother Lode Field Office
    Manages many of the public lands along the American River, issues Special Recreation Permits, and administers river recreation on the South and North Forks of the American River. 916-941-3101
  • Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
    Located on the site where James Marshall first discovered gold in California at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, this extensive park features a re-creation of the Mill, many restored historic buildings, costumed docents, a museum and library. This state park manages the North Beach boating put-in on the South Fork in Coloma. 530-622-3470

Outdoor Recreation

  • The River Store
    The River Store
    Kayaking-Rafting-Camping. Sales, rentals & World Class Kayak Instruction. Clothing, snacks, drinks, sundries and outdoor accessories. Visitor’s info, local experts, maps & books. Over 35 years in Lotus! info@theriverstore.com 530-626-3435
  • Coloma Shuttle
    The Coloma Shuttle is a private boater shuttle service on the South Fork of the American River funded by a grant from the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District. 530-303-2404
  • Mother Lode Prospecting
    Prospecting gear, gold panning, Info, rental sluices, camping, fishing, outdoor, gear, worms, firewood, charcoal, river shoes, float tubes, sunglasses ,river stuff , kid stuff,  umbrellas, chairs, local items, knives, much more. 7170 Hwy 49 Suite #8, Lotus CA 530-748-9150
  • Cold Springs Golf & Country Club
    Golf the friendliest course in the Sierra Foothills! Call for membership info. (530)622-4567
  • Reliable River Repair
    Repairing rafts, dry suits & all inflatables!! Sewing on PFD’s and river bags/camping gear. By Appointment. (530) 303-8319

Photographers

  • Betty Sederquist Photography and Design
    Portraits, art photos of Coloma Lotus and beyond. Old photo restoration, ad design, writing and editing, author of the book, Images of America: Coloma 530-626-0985
  • Hotshot Imaging
    Hotshot Imaging, Inc.
    California’s largest whitewater rafting photographer taking over 1 million pictures per summer on the South & Middle Forks of the American River. Located at 7308 Hwy 49 Ste A, next to the bridge. 530-621-0400 www.hotshotimaging.com   530-621-0400
  • Sierra Nevada Photos

    We capture all your exciting whitewater memories. Come visit our family operated studio with friendly knowledgeable staff. If it happened on the river WE GOT IT!  We also shoot portraits, events and weddings. 835 Lotus Rd @ Corner of HWY 49.  www.sierranevadaphotos.net

    530-401-0088

Professional Services

  • Spot-On Signs & Graphics
    Providing ideal sign solutions for businesses, schools & events: interior/exterior business signs, banners, vehicle graphics/wraps, trade show displays, ADA signs and so much more! 530-295-8285 info@spot-on-signs.com info@spot-on-signs.com 530-295-8285
  • Donna McMaster logo
    Donna McMaster, Web Developer
    Designing, developing and maintaining effective websites for small businesses and organizations. Specializing in sites you can easily update yourself. Creator of Coloma.com and TheAmericanRiver.com. 541-738-2973
  • Christina L. Cavanaugh, CPA
    Christina Cavanaugh, CPA
    Certified Public Accountant offering payroll, tax preparation, consulting, bookkeeping and accounting. 7308 Hwy 49 Ste E, Lotus CA 530-626-9720 cavanaughcpa@gmail.com (530) 626-9720
  • Cal.net Internet provider
    Cal.net
    Cal.net, local to El Dorado County, provides internet, web and dedicated hosting, colocation, and design services. We are here to serve you and engage in a lifelong working relationship with you. (530) 672-1078
  • El Dorado Disposal
    Waste Connections El Dorado Disposal is honored to serve the residents and businesses of El Dorado County.  We provide safe, reliable, environmentally conscience residential, commercial trash and recycling collection services.  Locally operated, we value the people, environment and relationships we share in the community.  580 Truck St. Placerville CA 95667 (530) 626-4141
  • River Park Village & Mini Storage
    ARRA, Bookkeepers, Bakery-Cafe, Coloma Shuttle, Garden Center, Gym, Hotshots Images, Mini Storage, Post Office, Rafting, Restaurants, Salon and Yogurt. Retail space available. riverparkvillagecoloma@gmail.com 530-320-8856
  • First Choice Signs & Graphics

    With 25 years’ experience, whatever your sign and graphics needs, we are your one stop shop:  banners, interior/exterior signs, vehicle graphics, stickers/decals, event displays, custom signs and more! 530-450-5769 www.firstchoicesign.com

     

  • Weiner Martinez, LLP, Attorneys at Law
    Get personal attention from attorneys who care. Criminal Defense. Family Law. Personal Injury. *Hablamos Espanol* lilka@weinermartinez.com 916-288-8820
  • Kat & Marty Mendenhall Professional Writing
    We write it all! Website content, profiles, bios, press releases, newsletters, manuals, editing, menus & more. 530-333-0394
  • Stephanie Martin, Insurance Agent - 530-919-6366
  • Law Offices of Tom Van Noord - tom@tvnlaw.com 530-677-1025

Shopping & Outdoor Gear

  • Camp Lotus
    Basic groceries, deli, clothing, and unique gifts. Open February through October everyday, 8-5. (530)622-8672
  • Coloma Resort
    The best kept secret in Coloma! Coloma Resort General Store offers an array of unique gifts, clothing, books and sundries. Conveniently located at the entrance of Coloma Resort. 530-621-2267
  • Sutter Center Market
    ATM and EBT accepted. Groceries, beer, wine, liquor, lotto, river/camping supplies & fishing license. Close to Marshall Gold Discovery State Park. Open 7 days a week. 530-626-0849 facebook.com/suttercentermarket 530-626-0849
  • Gold Discovery Park Association
    Gold Discovery Park Assoc.- Nonprofit organization dedicated to the interpretation and conservation of Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. The Gold Rush Mercantile: books, gifts, souvenirs, historic items, jewelry and much more.www.marshallgold.org 530-622-6198
  • River Park Village & Mini Storage
    ARRA, Bookkeepers, Bakery-Cafe, Coloma Shuttle, Garden Center, Gym, Hotshots Images, Mini Storage, Post Office, Rafting, Restaurants, Salon and Yogurt. Retail space available. riverparkvillagecoloma@gmail.com 530-320-8856

Weddings & Events

  • Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast
    Estate property on 5 acres with a magnificent view of the historic Coloma/Lotus Valley and American River. Five different ceremony and reception sites, including a sandy beach and countless waterscapes. www.bellavistainc.net 530-622-3456
  • Sierra Rizing Bakery, Catering & Coffee House
    Full service, pickup or delivery for either a casual or discerning event crafted to fit all your needs. Unique menus, specialty desserts, and custom wedding cakes available. sierrarizing.com 530-642-9250
  • Coloma Shuttle
    Hire one of our 14 passenger vans for your wedding or event in the Coloma Lotus Valley. Call for details. 530-303-2404
  • Earthtrek Expeditions American River Rafting
    EarthTrek Expeditions
    Our one-of-a-kind facility along the American River is a spectacular location for an outdoor wedding. Beautiful landscaping, 2 full kitchens, 25 deluxe cabin tents, modern restrooms and it’s very affordable. earthtrekexpedition.com (800)229-8735
  • Eden Vale Inn
    A luxury B&B, Resort & Spa. Elopments and Small Weddings.  Named one of “America’s Top 10 Most Romantic Inns.” Enjoy modern guest rooms, lush gardens & ponds. #1 on Trip Advisor. edenvaleinn.com 530-621-0901
  • Everhart Cellars
    Hart 2 Hart Vineyards
    “Weddings 2 Remember” Create your unique wedding or event at our romantic vineyard estate. Enjoy and celebrate with fine boutique wines, beautiful  views, lavender and roses located at 5821 State Hwy. 49. hart2hartvineyards.com 530-885-WINE (9463)
  • Camp Lotus
    Camp Lotus is a great place to host family reunions, weddings, anniversaries, auctions, presentations, business retreats, yoga or art workshops, and more. Deli & store, lodging, camping, and our “Barn” meeting hall. camplotus.com (530)622-8672
  • Coloma Resort
    A premier property for weddings & events. Offering a dramatic, grassy, riverfront location with Troublemaker Rapid as your backdrop. Cabins & campsite accommodations available for overnight guests. colomaresort.com 530-621-2267
  • Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe
    Argonaut Farm to Fork Café

    The historic Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe offers a specialty coffee, breakfast and lunch menu. Celebrate your special occasion with a Catered Artisan Wood Fire Pizza Dinner in their river-front beer garden! 

    530-626-7345
  • Cool Florist and Gifts
    Providing the freshest flowers around- Guaranteeing fresh, beautiful and quality floral arrangements that everyone is sure to enjoy. Our goal is to exceed your expectations with quality and uniqueness. 530-885-2750
  • Cassandra's Salon & Spa
    Cassandra’s Esthetics Salon & Spa
    Experienced, professional, caring Full Service Salon for men & women. On-site wedding styling available. cassdraxler@yahoo.com 530-919-5290
  • Gold Trail Grange #452
    Historic building in Marshall Gold State Park. Full commercial kitchen, lighted stage and dance floor. Perfect for weddings, parties, dances and large groups. goldtrailgrange@gmail.com 530-626-1194
  • Joses Wine Caves
    Joses Wine Caves makes great wines.  We invite your to explore this hidden jewel and enjoy spectacular views of the Coloma Valley.  We offer estate produced wines and certified extra virgin olive oil.  Open Saturdays & Sundays 10am-5pm. 620 Prospectors Rd. Garden Valley, CA 95633 joseswinecaves.com
  • Sierra Nevada Photos

    We are experienced photographers for your unique weddings, engagement and family portraits. We would be honored to capture these special moments in your life. Local family business in Lotus, California. 835 Lotus Rd @ Corner of HWY 49  www.sierranevadaphotos.net

    530-401-0088
  • Flowers on Main
    Full service florist with 20+ years experience. We source California locally grown flowers. 530-622-1121

Whitewater Rafting

  • Tributary Whitewater Tours
    Whitewater rafting on the 3 forks of the American River and many others. Special trips where kids raft half-price and other discounts available. Express runs to 3+ days. April-September. whitewatertours.com 800-672-3846
  • River Runners
    Relax and enjoy the thrill of whitewater rafting without being rushed. We are a boutique company that provides high quality customer service, amazing meals and expert guides for your adventure. www.riverrunnersusa.com (530) 622 5110
  • Rock-N-Water-Christian Camps
    Specializing in adventures for families and Church youth groups. Our Christian staff will take you rafting, rock climbing and hiking on 1 to 5 day fully customizable adventures. 800-738-0555 www.rocknwater.com rocknwater.com 800-738-0555
  • Coloma Shuttle
    The Coloma Shuttle is a private boater shuttle service on the South Fork of the American River funded by a grant from the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District. Our low cost shuttle fee $10.00 per boater picks up you and your gear. 530-303-2404
  • The River Store
    The River Store
    Kayaking-Rafting-Camping. Sales, rentals & World Class Kayak Instruction. Clothing, snacks, drinks, sundries and outdoor accessories. Visitor’s info, local experts, maps & books. Over 32 years in Lotus! info@theriverstore.com 530-626-3435
  • American Whitewater Expeditions
    Offering fun, exciting, rafting adventures on 3 Forks of the American River since 1980. Best value guaranteed! 1/2 , 1 and 2 day trips include camping, pool and Wi-Fi. Generous Discounts. americanwhitewater.com 800-825-3205, 530-642-0804
  • Adventure Connection
    Thanks to the rain gods! From mild to wild we offer 1/2, 1 and 2-day adventures for kids 7 to 75! Call today and be on the river this afternoon! raftcalifornia.com (800) 556-6060
  • Mother Lode River Center
    Mother Lode River Trips
    Enjoy rafting combined with our Challenger Rope Course at the premier west coast, multi-sport River Center. Celebrating over 40 years of Safety, Leadership and Stewardship on the American River. malode.com 530-626-4187
  • All Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting
    All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting
    One of California’s few original outfitters with over 50 years experience rafting ten California rivers. More people choose All-Outdoors making us the largest, most experienced outfitter on the American Rivers. AOrafting.com 800-247-2387
  • OARS American River Rafting
    First-class whitewater rafting on the South, Middle, and North Fork of the American River, Tuolumne, Merced, and North Fork of the Stanislaus since 1969. Book online and save! oars.com/california 800-346-6277
  • Mariah Wilderness Expeditions
    Mariah Wilderness Expeditions
    Description-Offering over 33 years of safe and exciting whitewater rafting trips on the American River. mariahrafting.com 800-556-6060
  • WET River Trips
    California Whitewater rafting W.E.T. River Trips since 1978 with professional guides on American River. Call: 888.723.8938 for reservations or questions. Like Us! facebook.com/raftwet raftwet.com 888 RAFT-WET, 888-723-8938
  • American River Recreation logo
    American River Recreation
    Providing high quality rafting trips since 1979. We offer trips for all skill levels. Family friendly floats start at just $49. Same day reservations welcomed. 1/4-day to 3-day trips available. arrafting.com 800-333-7238, 530-622-6802
  • Earthtrek Expeditions American River Rafting
    EarthTrek Expeditions
    Mild to wild whitewater rafting trips American River since 1977. Beautiful private river front camp with grass lawn, game areas and large deluxe cabin tents. Generous group and family discounts. earthtrekexpeditions.com 800-229-8735
  • Whitewater Excitement
    Since 1978, Whitewater Excitement, Inc. has offered 5-star river rafting adventure on the American River. Family operated and family friendly with trip for kids ad young as 4. Experience the difference. whitewaterexcitement.com 800-750-2386
  • ARTA River Trips
    ARTA River Trips
    Friendly guides, healthy food, family style non-profit since 1963. We run fantastic river trips on the best rivers in the West. 1-3 day trips in California. arta.org 800-323-2782
  • Whitewater Connection
    Whitewater Connection offers exciting 1/2-day, one-day and 2-day whitewater trips for beginners to advanced paddlers. Beautiful scenery, best river front campground in the valley! An abundance of FUN! whitewaterconnection.com 800-336-7238
  • Action Whitewater Adventures
    We have new gear, an amazing international staff, and we love what we do. Youth specialists. 1-7 day excursions. actionwhitewater.com 888-922-8466
  • Beyond Limits whitewater rafting
    Beyond Limits Adventures
    Our fabulous riverfront camp resort provides the most deluxe rafting experience in the west. We specialize in custom itineraries. Prices start at $65 pp, groups of 6 or more get a 20% discount. rivertrip.com 800-234-7238
  • H2O Adventures

    A local family operated company specializing in professional guided trips on the American and Yuba rivers. Book your ‘best day ever’ experience with us.. otherwise we’ll splash you. (:

    info@raft-h2o.com 530-277-3433
  • Sierra Nevada Photos

    We capture all your exciting whitewater memories. Come visit our family operated studio with friendly knowledgeable staff. If it happened on the river WE GOT IT!  We also shoot portraits, events and weddings.  835 Lotus Rd @ Corner of HWY 49 www.sierranevadaphotos.net

    530-401-0088
  • Rise Up River Trips
    Rise Up River Trips is dedicated to providing people with the Spirit of Discovery, Love for Adventure, and Unforgettable Experiences!  Please join us on the American River. risinriver@gmail.com (800) 323-RAFT
  • Rubicon Whitewater Adventures - rubiconadventures.com 707-887-2452 or 707-477-4037

Wineries & Breweries

  • Adventure Connection
    Named by Sunset Magazine as one of the “Top Ten River Trips in the West,” our Red Wine/Whitewater 2-day wine tasting/rafting adventure awaits you. Call for information today.
  • Everhart Cellars
    Everhart Cellars
    Come relax and enjoy premium wines in the beauty of terraced picnic grounds, shaded by heritage oaks, surrounded by vineyards, roses and lavender. Tasting room, gift shop, weddings & events and vacation home rental. 530-885-WINE (9463)
  • Gold Hill Vineyard and Brewery
    Premium wine & beer tasting, picnic area and two picturesque wedding facilities. www.goldhillvineyard.com 530-626-6522
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    David Girard Vineyards
    DGV is committed to making elegant Rhone-inspired wines that express the unique qualities of our terroir. Visit our beautiful estate and let our friendly staff provide a memorable wine tasting experience. 530-295-1833
  • Joses Wine Caves
    Joses Wine Caves makes great wines.  We invite your to explore this hidden jewel and enjoy spectacular views of the Coloma Valley.  We offer estate produced wines and certified extra virgin olive oil.  Open Saturdays & Sundays 10am-5pm. 620 Prospectors Rd. Garden Valley, CA 95633 joseswinecaves.com
  • Eden Vale Inn
    A luxury B&B, Resort & Spa. Elopments and Small Weddings.  Named one of “America’s Top 10 Most Romantic Inns.” Enjoy modern guest rooms, lush gardens & ponds. #1 on Trip Advisor. edenvaleinn.com 530-621-0901
  • Dominic Mantei Wine Services
    Dominic Mantei Wine Services provides winemaking consulting for commercial wineries and for those interested in entering the business through custom crush.  Services offered throughout the Sierra Foothills and Sacramento Region. consulting@dominicmantei.com (530) 647-6842
  • Stash Brewing Co.

    A small independent Belgian-Style brewery dedicated to exceptional taste and quality with each brew. Our hidden treasure is a must visit on a unique piece of property. Don’t miss out!

    415-680-4180
  • Cool Beerwerks

    Brewing quality craft ales since 2013 our small batch philosophy keeps beer fresh and constantly rotating flavors. Full bar and restaurant featuring Hawaiian and Japanese cuisine this is a totally unique experience!

    530-885-5866
  • Bookshelf Wines - sheilafleege@gmail.com (530) 642-8409