Sacramento River Tours
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The name Sacramento doesn’t just refer to California’s capital, but it’s also the name of the largest river in all of California. In total, the Sacramento River flows for 445 miles from the high country outside of Mount Shasta to the waters of San Francisco Bay. Camping, canoeing, kayaking, and fishing are popular pastimes on the wilderness sections outside of Redding and Red Bluff, although most visitors to the Sacramento River are those who stroll along its banks in Old Town Sacramento. Step aboard the Delta King Riverboat that’s now permanently docked on the river, and dine in one of the multiple restaurants in this historic, floating hotel. In summer, the calm waters of the Sacramento River are covered in colorful clusters of tubers and floating cooler flotillas—and while the tubers eventually leave the river and continue to wander the Old Town, the water keeps following its route towards the sea to create an inland series of wetlands home to thousands of resident birds. Finally, as the river approaches San Francisco Bay and forms a deep water delta, wakeboarding, boating, sailing, and kitesurfing keep East Bay residents entertained where the river meets with the sea.
Address: Sacramento, California, USA, USA
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Sacramento River
Take in the sights of Sacramento from the river on this 1-hour cruise. Snap photos of Old Sacramento's landmarks and highlights while listening to live, onboard narration. Multiple departure times available to fit your schedule.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
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