Travel Prep

In order to make sure you are fully prepared for your adventure with Mother Lode River Center, we’ve put together a checklist for planning purposes.

Have you read your confirmation email?

Check to make sure you are aware of your trip date and arrival time.

Do you know where you are going?

-Mother Lode River Center is located at 6280 Highway 49, Lotus, CA 95651 
-Use our helpful page for more detailed directions.

Do you know what to bring?

-Rafting Attire
-Overnight Packing List

Double-check your itinerary.

We recommend double-checking your itinerary a few times. Are you booked on your desired date and time? Do you have the equipment you  need? On-site reservation adjustments are accommodated to the best of our ability but are not guaranteed.

Have you paid your final balance?

Final balances are due 30 days prior to your trip date, unless you paid the full amount at the time of booking or purchased a coupon or voucher from a third party.

Do we have guest information on file for each participant?

It is important for us to know if you have any dietary or medical conditions prior to your arrival at the River Center.  If you didn’t include this information during your trip booking, please email us with this information.

Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with deep discounts on rafting & more!

Special 50th Anniversary Ropes and Rafting Events

Join us on  for a thrilling half-day of high ropes and rafting—no minimum group size required! Celebrate with us and book your adventure now!

Event Dates: June 15th, June 22, July 20th, July 27th, August 10th, August 17th