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Find things to do in Placer County
Rafting and more | Placer County Rafting photo courtesy Ben Furtado

Water Activities

With access to and many lakes, water activities may be enjoyed year-round.

Fishing -
The fish are jumpin’ in Placer County! Fishing rods.......more info...


Gold Panning -
Popular panning spots along the American River, the.......more info...
Jet Ski Folsom Lake -
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area offers excellent .......more info...
Kayak or Canoe -
Placer County offers the perfect settings for all t.......more info...
Parasail at Lake Tahoe -
Imagine being harnessed into a parachute and flying.......more info...
Raft the American River’s Class 2,3,4 or 5 Rapid -
One of the most exciting and fun things to do in Pl.......more info...
Sailing -
Whether in the High Sierra or down in the foothills.......more info...
Swimming Holes -
Dip into a refreshing “old swimmin’ hole” in the Go.......more info...
Tributary Whitewater Tours - (800) 672-3846
Tributary Whitewater Rafting Tours has been safely .......more info...
Water Ski -
If you enjoy traveling at high speeds behind a powe.......more info...



To find other Boating locations, visit the Placer County Map.

To find other Canoe, Raft or Kayaking locations, visit the Placer County Map.

To find other Fishing locations, visit the Placer County Map.

To find other Gold Panning locations, visit the Placer County Map.

To find other Sailboating locations, visit the Placer County Map.

To find other Swimming locations, visit the Placer County Map.

To find other Water and Jet Skiing locations, visit the Placer County Map.