Fall on the South Fork American River! 

I know I’m supposed to say that every season is the perfect season in the Coloma Lotus Valley. Truth is as much as I love the lush green of spring, the buzzing energy of summer, and the stillness of winter, fall really is my favorite time of year.  Fall on the South Fork American River […]

“Fire on the Mountain”

Our community is, once again, under siege.  The Mosquito Fire started on Tuesday evening in the Middle Fork of the American River drainage (at the Oxbow Reservoir) and has grown exponentially in a very short period of time. Massive wildfires have certainly become more frequent and more explosive over the years, but for as long […]

Commercial Trips that feel just like Private Trips

  We launched Coloma Lotus Whitewater to share our love of the river. Our goal is to run commercial trips that feel just like private trips – not just to clients, but to our family and staff too.  We suspected there would be interest, especially since the rafting industry has gone the opposite direction becoming […]