Kern River Whitewater Raft Trips | Fun family trips offered by SoCal Rafting.
- 2.5 hours from Los Angeles
- 45 minutes from Bakersfield
- 1 hour from the Giant Sequoias
Kernville is an ideal place for fun and safe Kern whitewater rafting in California. This waterway runs right through the middle of this quaint western town making it one of the most easily accessible rivers in the world.
Fed by Mt. Whitney’s snow melt, the water then 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.
SoCal’s slew of waterborne activities take place just north of historic Kernville, Ca. There are many different sections of the Kern that are available for recreation. Kernville is Southern California’s ideal place for fun in the water! Activities include whitewater raft trips, kayaking, tubing, camping and fishing. When it comes to fun on the Kern, SoCal is one of the best companies in California! Check out our white water raft tours to see which one is the best fit for your family vacation. Here are just a few reasons to plan your vacation with SoCal:
Our main focus at SoCal Rafting is to ensure that your whitewater experience is both fun and memorable. Our rafting equipment is state of the art, and our whitewater guides are the best in the industry.
As of the beginning of our 2013 rafting season, our seasoned guides have an average of over 10 years of guiding experience on the Kern River as well as many other rivers throughout the United States.
SoCal Rafting offers the best guide to guest ratio (1:4) in the industry, giving you the personalized attention you expect and deserve. Typically we carry no more than 4 to 6 passengers per raft.
Whether you are looking for a gentle float or a whitewater adventure, contact us today for your Kern whitewater rafting experience!