• Family Camping

    Families love our clean campsites and bathrooms, free hot showers, river access, swimming pool and spectacular scenery. You supply the tents, the frisbees and all the outdoor family fun that makes the best memories! Read More
  • Riverside Sites

    Nothing beats camping by a river! Wading, fishing, picnicking, watching rafters run the rapids. Fall asleep to river sounds. The power and beauty of the American River makes camping here an experience! Read More
  • Group Camping

    Group campsites that hold up to 150 people. Family reunions, scouting groups, clubs, schools, churches, groups of friends, annual retreats. Lots of room for gatherings and activities. Plus hot showers and a group kitchen! Read More
  • Riverside Cabins

    Cozy beds, modern kitchens & baths, comfy seating areas and decks with barbecues. ARR's private classy cabins are topnotch. And with The American River flowing past, believe us, you won't want to leave. Read More
  • RVers Love Us!

    RVers get full campsites at American River Resort. Not just slots with hookups. Here you get a picnic table and fire pit plus room to enjoy company. Easy in and out. Free hot showers. RVers LOVE it here! Read More
  • Local Attractions

    In the heart of the Motherlode it's never boring! Historical sites, gold panning, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, hiking, music festivals, wineries, restaurants, natural wonders! A whole mix of adventures! Read More
  • Weddings Fantastic

    Weddings at American River Resort are spectacular! Get married with the gorgeous American River as dramatic backdrop. Or choose the pond, the meadow or our Events Center. Your day will be amazing and unforgettable. Read More
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Live River Cam

View our live video stream of Troublemaker rapid! See the beauty and power of The South Fork American River as it flows through American River Resort. Take control of the camera for tilt, pan and zoom. What will you see?

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American River Resort camping for families, couples, groups

Do you have memories of camping with your family as a kid? At ARR, the Great American Camping Tradition is alive and well!

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American River Resort has 6 modern cabins

Every season is beautiful at ARR. Our cabins provide romantic getaways, relaxing retreats, or an adventurous alternative to boring hotel rooms.

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American River Resort RV camping

RV campers return often to the places that treat them best. American River Resort gets high marks from our RV guests.

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  • Campfire Ghost Stories +

    campfire ghost storiesScare Them 'Til They Drop Their S'mores

    At camp, dinner's done, but the fire still glows. Evening has turned to night and the circle of campers gathers close to the warm flames. Outside the circle, deep shadows extend into the forest. The conversation slows, and someone says, "Have you heard the story of the girl who stood on the grave?"

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  • King Fire Fully Contained +

    king-fireWe're grateful to report the King Fire was declared fully contained on October 9 and that the Coloma Valley was untouched. Here at American River Resort, we experienced no adverse effects from the King Fire except for some smoke that blanketed the area a couple of nights.

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  • 5 Tips for Storing Camping Gear +

    store-camping-gearImagine your first camping trip of 2015. You've booked your favorite site at American River Resort. Winter is finally gone, and the kids are excited for camp. A day ahead, you start pulling out the gear to check it and make inventory. Wait, what's that awful smell?

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  • Fall Camping at ARR +

    Fall Camping at American River Resort in Coloma5 Reasons to Love After-summer Camping at ARR

    Summer will soon fade to Fall bringing many reasons for booking a fun seasons-changing stay at ARR. With school in session, families enjoy Fall weekend camping. And kids love the autumn outdoors. Don't deprive yourself of last-chance camping before the long winter sets in!

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