Shuttle Service resumes
Saturday, April 4th, 2015

We will offer shuttles on Saturday’s & Sunday’s. To put the shuttle on the road we will need to meet our minimum 7 paid riders per run April 5th-May 17th, 2015 


As we start our 3rd year of shuttle service we want to Thank all of our loyal riders. Without you we wouldn’t be here. We look forward to serving our river community once again. We encourage your constructive feedback to help make the program better and appreciate any help that people are willing to offer to reach these goals.

To make reservations for FULL RIVER TRIP contact us directly at 530-303-2404 or  by email

The Coloma Shuttle is funded by a grant from the El Dorado County Air Quality Management District and will be managed and operated by the non-profit American River Recreation Association (ARRA). Read more about the Shuttle program and its mission.

Daily Membership

A $10.00 membership allows one shuttle pickup per member for that day.

A $15.00 membership allows one member an upper & lower pickup (aka: Full river shuttle). Total cost on a full river pickup is $15.00 and must be booked thru our office in advance. Please contact Cathy at 530-303-2404 or email.

Your membership fee includes your Chili Bar Put-in fees. Please see the shuttle schedule.

If you are requesting a drop off for getting on the water at either Henningsen Lotus Park or Marshall Gold Discovery Park you are responsible to pay the booth attendant your put in fees. If you have questions about this please contact Cathy at 530-303-2404 or email.

If you make a reservation, your seat is guaranteed. Without a reservation, pickup at shuttle stops depends on availability.  Please view our cancellation policy below.

Cafe Punch Card

For every 10 rides you book, you will get 1 free ride for the 2015 season with our punch card.  Ask the driver for a card when you get on the shuttle.

Card rules:

• You will receive one punch for every RESERVATION under your name. You are responsible to ask for a card. Free rides will not be issued without a punchcard turned into our office.

• You must present your card to the driver at the time of pick up or drop off & the driver will punch your card.

• Once you reached 10 punches contact us at the office to book your free trip.  YOU MUST CONTACT US FOR THIS RESERVATION.

If you received a discount on your booking no punches will be issued. (ie: booked full van? Your trip was already discounted 20.00 – No punch card will be punched)

Card expires at the end of each year.

Large Group & Contracted Shuttles

We offer a discount to groups of 14. The reservation must be under one name & pre paid in full at the time of booking.  Contact us at the office to hear more about this option.

Contracted shuttles are available for various groups.  Please contact our office for reservations and pricing.

Cancellation Policy

All shuttle reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable. When making a reservation or contracted shuttle, you are reserving a spot for yourself and your guests, which limit available seats for others. We are working diligently to accommodate as many requests and needs as possible while at the same time covering our costs of running the shuttle program.  Late or no-show reservations are not refunded.

Less then 72 hours notice = cancellation fee of 100% of amount collected.
72+ hours prior to trip = cancellation fee of 50% of amount collected.

Please check here for additional policies on riding the shuttle.