Frequently Asked Questions

1) What should I bring?

Rafting Trip: Camping Trip: Optional:
Swimsuit or shorts Sleeping bag Disposable or waterproof camera
Wetsuit (in the spring) Sleeping pad Jacket and warm hat
Protective footwear Tent Clean clothes for trip home
Sunscreen Flashlight Fishing gear
Hat or visor Pants and shirts Lawn chairs
Water Camping shoes Sunshower
Towel and toiletries Binoculars and book
Insect repellant Beer or cocktails (in moderation for evenings)

2) What should I wear?

whitewater rafting attire3) What’s the weather like? 

Summer temperatures are hot and sunny — perfect for rafting!

weather month4) Is tipping appropriate?

If your guide made your trip interesting, fun, and safe through skillful boat handling, local knowledge, and listening to what you want from your trip, please offer gratuity as you would for any service.

5) What do Class I, II, III, IV, V, and VI mean?

These classes are designations on the International Scale of River Difficulty. This white water rafting scale ranges from Class I (easy) to Class VI (extreme and exploratory). For more details about each class, please visit our International Scale of River Difficulty page.

About Us

Trinity River Rafting has been guiding whitewater adventures since 1988. We’re committed to providing you with personalized, high-quality trips that are affordable and fun!

We operate under the permit by the Shasta-Trinity and Klamath National Forests. We are an equal opportunity service provider.