Private Trips


Private Trips

We have many outdoor excursions for you and your group. Below are some examples and starting points. Facilitated team building can be incorporated into almost any adventure for an additional cost. If you have something else in mind, give us a call at (916) 278-6321!

Private trips for:
  • Sac State Student, Staff and Faculty Groups
  • Professional / Corporate Groups
  • Community Groups and Non-profits
  • Youth Groups, Clubs, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts
  • School Groups
  • Sports Teams
  • Friends & Family

Official student organizations and clubs at Sacramento State are eligible to apply for DOC funding. 

Peak Adventures has the ability to create unique custom offerings. Below are various options. This is not an exhaustive list of locations and activities. Trips can be tailored to your desires and needs.

Whitewater Rafting

Location: Coloma, CA

Group Maximum: 30

Highlights: Lower S. Fork American, beginner-friendly & exciting class III rapids, 1/2 day trip down “The Gorge” on the scenic South Fork of the American River. Major rapids include Fowler’s Rock, Satan’s Cesspool, Bouncing Rock, and Hospital Bar.

Trip Includes: Includes guides, equipment, shuttle, & instruction.


Location: Lake Tahoe Basin / Tahoe Rim Trail / PCT 

Maximum: 20

Highlights: Come with Peak Adventures on this beautiful beginner-friendly backpacking trip! Explore the Sierra Nevada high country in the Tahoe National Forest. With countless stunning lakeside camping options, this trip has the flexibility to adapt to the groups’ ability and interest. Expect approximately 4-8 miles per day. This trip is designed for the beginner backpacker and will provide plenty of hands-on opportunities to learn the basics.

Trip includes: Trip Leaders, Equipment, Transportation, Reservations, And Food.


Location: Point Reyes National Seashore

Special Note: (Trip Details Must Be Planned 7 Months in Advance to Obtain Permits)

Group Maximum: 10

Highlights: Come walk on the “wild” side at Point Reyes National Seashore, one of California’s finest and most well- preserved wildlife areas. You might get a rare glimpse of a fox, badger, or possibly the elusive Fallow Deer. As an extra bonus, take a walk down to the beach where you can explore the wonders of tide pool life and possibly view seals or whales. If you have always wanted to try backpacking, then this is the trip for you since no experience is necessary! The coastal air will be invigorating and relaxing as you pass through a riparian zone to coastal bluffs.

Trip Includes: Trip Leaders, Equipment, Transportation, Reservations, And Food.


Location: Folsom Lake State Recreation Area – Negro Bar

Group Maximum: 30

Highlights: The Negro Bar campsite at Folsom Lake offers a quick and accessible getaway. Located above Folsom lake, Negro Bar campground offers camping for large or small groups tucked away in the trees. The lake is easily accessible and day walks down the bike path offer a variety of activities and opportunities.

Trip Includes: Camping Equipment, Trip Leaders, Food, Reservations, And Transportation.


Location: Lake Tahoe – Fallen Leaf Lake Campground

Group Maximum: 30

Highlights: Located in Lake Tahoe the Fallen Leaf Campground offers a forest getaway for almost any size group. The campground is a hop away from Lake Tahoe and day activities are plentiful. Whether it’s a day filled with team building, hiking, or relaxing, the fallen leaf campground can work for you.

Trip Includes: Camping Equipment, Trip Leaders, Food, Reservations, And Transportation.


Location: Samuel P. Taylor (West Marin County) 

Group Maximum: 50

Highlights: Take in the scenic diversity of Northern California’s coastal redwoods on this camping trip. Unplug and reconnect as we spend the weekend camping under ancient redwoods. Enjoy daily doses of nature among giant trees and starry skies. Mingle around evening campfires, explore, and de-stress.

Trip Includes: Camping Equipment, Trip Leaders, Food, Reservations, And Transportation.

Day Hikes / Snowshoe Hikes

Location: Point Reyes National Seashore 

Group Max: 30

Highlights: Hike along the bluffs overlooking the coast. Breathe in the fresh ocean air as you take in the sights around the park. Point Reyes National Seashore boasts some of the most magnificent wildlife west of Sacramento. Keep your eyes open for a bobcat, falcon or even a sea otter. Before heading back to our trailhead, bury your toes in the sand.

Trip includes: Trip Leaders and Transportation.


Location: Lake Tahoe Rubicon Trail

Group Max: 30

Highlights: Experience the fresh air and epic Lake Tahoe views while hiking in D.L. Bliss State Park. Located on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, this hike hosts some of Lake Tahoe’s best trails. Destinations may include Balancing Rock, Rubicon Point, and the highest lighthouse in the United States. If weather and snowpack permit, we may have the opportunity to try snowshoeing! Be sure to pack your camera!

Trip includes: Trip Leaders, Transportation, and Snowshoes (If Needed).


Location: Castle Peak

Group Max: 30

Highlights: Gradually ascend past brilliant meadows and through old pine forests for a breathtaking view at Castle Pass. This trip may then descend to Basin Meadow and the Peter Grub Hut before returning back to the trailhead or, depending on weather and trail conditions, there may be the opportunity to climb the steep rocky trail to the summit of Castle Peak where on a clear day you can see all the way to Lake Tahoe. If weather and snow pack permit, we may have the opportunity to try snowshoeing!

Trip includes: Trip Leaders, Transportation, and Snowshoes (If Needed).

Urban Bike Trips

Mural Bike Ride (Half Day)

Location: Downtown/Midtown Sacramento

Group Maximum: 8

Highlights: Join us for a ride as we check out some of the nationally recognized murals and street art of Sacramento on this free group ride.

Trip includes: Bikes, Helmets, and Trip Leaders.


Golden Gate Bike Ride (Full Day)

Location: San Fransisco

Group Maximum: 8

Highlights: Come explore Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on this urban biking adventure! We will check out what the city has to offer, like beautiful gardens, lakes, the beach, and historic sites as we ride around San Francisco. Activity level 1. The minimum age is 18 or current Sac State student.

Trip includes: Transportation, Bikes, Helmets, and Trip Leaders.


Cave Exploring (Full Day)

Location: Angel’s Camp 

Group Maximum: 20

Highlights: Come explore undeveloped caves without the use of built-in electricity, walkways, or stairs. Prepare to get muddy! On this trip cavers will crawl through tight cave entrances that open into large caverns. These caves are delicate ecosystems and have formations and deposits that have been forming for thousands of years.

Trip includes: Trip Leaders, Transportation, Headlamps, and Helmets.


Urban Trip – Apple Hill & Cider Tasting (Half Day)

Location: Camino, CA 

Group Maximum: 30

Highlights: Come with us on a Peak Adventures apple tasting adventure. Taste a wide variety of apple desserts, pastries, cider, apple juice, and more! We may visit locations such as Rainbow Orchards, Delfino Farms, Jack Russell Brewery and more. If you enjoy fall colors, relaxing hikes, pastries, or apples you will enjoy this fun and relaxing trip.

Trip Includes: Trip Leaders, Transportation, and $15 per Individual in Food/Drinks


Stand Up Paddle & Hike (Full Day)

Location: Sly Park Recreation Area 

Group Maximum: 10

Highlights: Just one hour outside of Sacramento, Sly Park Recreation Area provides a great destination to spend a day exploring. We’ll spend the day canoeing across Jenkinson Lake and hiking on some of the 9 miles of trails that wind through thickly forested areas around the perimeter towards Park Creek Waterfall.

Trip includes: Trip Leaders, Transportation, and Equipment.

Team building (Add On)

*Additional Option for Any Trip*
Price: $25 Per Individual
Highlights: This is a 3-hour team-building session meant to foster collaboration and communication within your group. This can be incorporated into any private trip as an additional perk.
Includes: Pre-trip meeting about goals, extra staff, and team building props.


Activity Levels

1–Easy Going

Designed to focus on the experience and not the journey. These trips will have a shorter duration of time for any physical activity, they will be lower in mileage, and most will be a great fit for the entire family. You do not need any previous experience to thoroughly enjoy yourself on these trips.


Designed for the novice adventurer looking to learn more about the outdoors.  These trips will ease you out of your comfort zone, and teach you some of the basic essentials of what to do and how to do it in order to have fun in the wilderness. No experience is needed to sign up for these trips, but a basic level of fitness will help to make these trips more enjoyable.


Designed for the seasoned explorer as well as the daring novice. Participants on these trips will experience advanced challenges for beginners. You may experience longer hours, higher mileage, greater elevations or rigorous challenges. There is also potential for higher levels of exertion on these trips.


Designed for the veteran outdoors person. On these trips you can expect longer days, more miles, greater challenges, and higher levels of exertion. As with all aspects of Peak Adventures we invite novices on any of our trips. In order to promote safety for all participants and staff, a high level of fitness is encouraged.