- 2.5 – 3 hours from Los Angeles
- 1 hour from Bakersfield
- 1 hour from the Giant Sequoias
This video was taken on 4/26/2015. “Ewings” rapid at 190 cfs.
Kernville is a perfect place for fun and safe Kern River Rafting in California. The North Fork of the Kern runs right through the middle of this quaint, western town making it one of the most easily accessible whitewater rafting rivers in the world.
Kern River Rafting is made possible by Mt. Whitney’s snow melt. The Kern River passes through the scenic Sequoia National Forest. The Kern is the only major river in the Sierra Nevada mountains that flows from North to South. It drains out just northeast of Bakersfield. If you’re looking for a new adventure in Southern California, check out Kern River Rafting with SoCal Rafting.
There are many different sections that are available for Kern River rafting. SoCal’s slew of waterborne activities take place just north of historic Kernville, Ca. Kernville is Southern California’s perfect town for safe and fun Kern River rafting! Activities on the Kern River include whitewater rafting, kayaking, paddle tubing, camping and fishing. When it comes to Kern River rafting, SoCal Rafting is one of the best river outfitters in California! Check out our whitewater raft trips to see which one is the best fit for your family vacation. Here are just a few reasons to plan your vacation on the Kern River with SoCal Rafting:
Fun for the whole family
This video was taken on 3/31/2015. “Big Daddy” rapid at 250 cfs.
Our main focus while Kern River rafting is to ensure that your class II/III whitewater experience is both fun and memorable. All of our guided river trips are available for families with kids from age 6 and up. Our rafting equipment is new and state of the art. Our raft guides are the best in the industry.
Our seasoned river guides love what we do! Guide trainees participate in rigorous whitewater training each Spring. We really do this stuff for fun! It’s not uncommon to see our guides tag along on a trip, just to try out the latest prototypes of river boards, Stand-Up Paddle Boards (SUP), kayaks and more. Our river guides boast experience on the Kern River as well as many other rivers throughout the United States. All of our river guides are CPR and First Aid certified.
Whether you are looking for a gentle float or a whitewater adventure, contact SoCal Rafting today for your Kern River whitewater rafting experience!