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Stanislaus River

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Rafting Season Begins in May of 2018! Check out all our trips below!

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Oakdale Raft Rentals

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Knights Ferry Raft Rentals

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First time hitting the water? Don't worry! This fun experience is available for all skill levels. Learn the ropes before hitting the river with our Rafting Information Guide!

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We offer discounts for all types of groups and can accommodate up to 500 people in a day. Learn about our great group offers and book in advance to lock in your day of fun in the sun! Hurry, weekends sell out quickly!

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#1 Rated Adventure!

Go Exploring With the Top Rated Stanislaus River Raft and Kayak Rental Company in Knights Ferry

River Journey Adventures has been providing fun, family orientated rafting, kayaking, SUP and tube rentals in Knights Ferry and Oakdale on the Stanislaus River since 1985. The Stanislaus River feature miles of fun for all skill levels and ages. These trips are a fun, affordable day for all!

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Oakdale Raft Rental Easy Family Float

9:30 Arrive at our location- .  Look for the big River Journey Sign on your left. Check in with our friendly river employees who will check you in, collect payments, have you sign waivers (or download from our site). You will park your car in the public lot in the back of our location.  We provide you with a drybox but please leave valuables at home as it is a public city lot.   9:45-10:00  You  will board our shuttle bus for the 15 minute ride to Orange Blossom Park. Don't be late as this is the only check in time of the day for this trip! 10:30 Arrive at Orange Blossom Park.  Here one of our river employees will go through an extensive safety talk to get you ready for your trip.  When you are ready we will launch you on your fun-filled day on the river. Mile 0. 11:30-12:00  Valley Oak Recreation area will be on your right hand side.  This is the only public stopping point as the rest of the river is private property.  There is running water and restrooms and beach areas if you want to stop. Mile 2 1:30-3:00  Arrive at the Hwy 120 bridge in Oakdale.  The river takeout is on your left at the base of the bridge.  Do not miss it!  One of our employees will be there to meet you and take care of your raft.  

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What's Included

  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.
  • Return shuttle and FREE parking on weekdays! (Since we are local and meet you at our River Store on most Monday- Friday.
  • Free usb drive with your group's photos available at our River Store in Knights Ferry or on our Facebook Page- RIVER JOURNEY ADVENTURES
  • Since we are the locals favorite you get a discount at the Knights Ferry Ice Cream Parlor.
  • Concerned about your valuables? (that you forget to leave at home) We also provide each reservation with a small dry box.
  • Beautiful riverside resort for our catered BBQ trips and overnight camping trips.
  • A Fun Day on a Beautiful River!

How to Reserve

  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.

Maps & Directions

  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.
  • High quality raft(s) or kayak(s), lifejackets and paddles.
  • Fun staff who also live and play on the Stanislaus and a professional safety orientation.

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