Catered BBQ and Rafting Trip

Catered BBQ and Rafting Trip


Enjoy one of the most beautiful rivers in CA in style.  Whether its a business trip, family gathering, or just getting out with friends this is the all-inclusive treat.  We meet you in beautiful Knights Ferry where you will start your trip. Here you will check-in, receive your safety instructions and load into our high quality rafts.  All the rafting gear is provided for you.  You float down our beautiful Class I-II Stanislaus River for 3-4 hours enjoying the scenery and clear flowing river.  At our private riverside resort (nice shaded grass areas, flushing toilets, and not open to the general public) we will meet you to help you out of the river and over to your BBQ area.  Here you will dine on a great catered meal by L&M Blodgett Catering.  Meal includes bbq chicken and tri-tip, 5 different kinds of salads, homemade beans and garlic bread, drinks and of course dessert. Then at your leasure you will board our shuttle bus and wonder why you have never done this in the past- all for only $54 per person!


This is how an average day with our catered BBQ and raft trip works:

Check in at 10 or 11am- your group's choice.

Meet our employees at the river where they will get you in your lifejacket and raft.  They will then give you a full safety orientaion and then once you feel comfortable you begin your journey down the Stanislaus.

Enjoy your 3-5 hour float down the beautiful Stanislaus River.  Enjoy Russian Rapids, amazing scenery and the cool, clear-flowing river.

Once you arrive at our private riverside resort with flush toilets, shaded lawn and great swimming holes just below Horseshoe Park boat ramp our staff will help you out of the raft.  We will then direct you to the great catered bbq that we know you are ready for. You then have your choice of ending your trip here or continue down the last 2 miles to Orangr Blossom (time permitting).



We will meet you in the old goldmining town of Knights Ferry

Weekdays at our river store in downtown Knights Ferry- 17624 Sonora Road, Knights Ferry, CA 95361.

Weekends at the Knights Ferry rafters parking lot- 18100 Sonora Road, Knights Ferry, CA 95361.


What to Bring

Just yourself, your friends and items you want to bring on the raft.  We provide the food at the end of your trip!

Camping & Lodging

Trip Details

Catered BBQ and Raft Package
Trip Length: 1 Day
Difficulty: 2
Minimum Age: 7 yrs

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Price: $54

Our signature Knights Ferry to Orange Blossom float trip with a finger-lickin' good bbq at our private riverside resort halfway down the river! Your choice of start time of 10 or 11am with a catered BBQ with our favorite caterers for over 15 years- L&M Blodgett Catering. Give us a call today to set this up for you! (Minimum 25 people needed for this trip)