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American Rivers Series

Alpacka Raft is proud to support American Rivers and their work to protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers and conserve clean water for people and nature. The American Rivers Series is our curated collection of packrafts that are ideal for classic river running adventures.


The Ranger is the perfect river trip packraft. It has tons of room for all of your gear and even your dog, with maximum comfort and easy paddling for a multi-week adventure.

From $1,650

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The Classic makes a great river running packraft.  It offers the comfort, stability, and nimble paddling experience that makes packrafts fun, with enough storage for a comfortable 7-10 day trip with up to Class III- whitewater.

From $900

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The Gnarwhal is the ideal packraft for big whitewater focused river trips like the Grand Canyon and Middle Fork of the Salmon.  It can comfortably carry a paddler plus 80-100 pounds of cargo ona two week trip.  

From $1,525

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The Mule is built for bigger paddlers and people that want to carry extra gear on river classics like the San Juan and South Fork of the Flathead.

From $1,000

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The Oryx is a traditional canoe style packraft and ideal for two adults who want to paddle together on flatwater and Class I-II rivers. The upright seating system makes it our most comfortable tandem packraft.


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The Forager is a great river trip packraft for the skilled solo paddler that wants the most possible gear capacity, ortwo paddlers looking to take onClass III whitewater rivers.


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The Expedition: The ultimate backcountry adventure boat. High performance. Light weight. Features our 10.6-inch Rally Hull, classic seat, backband, carrying handles and Cargo Fly zipper. Thigh strap upgrade option for backcountry whitewater. Photo by Thor Tingey.

Discover how a packraft can transform your river running experience. Why choose a packraft for a river trip? They are easy to paddle and offer incredible gear capacity in a compact and easy to travel and store package. So load up your collapsible firepan, camp chair, your most comfortable sleeping kit and even your favorite fresh food and beverages in one of our American Rivers Series packrafts for your next trip.