Kern River Rafting

Choose the Ideal Kern River Rafting Tour for you!

Kern River rafting tours that create valuable memories for your family is our specialty!  Mountain & River Adventures (MRA) offers guided rafting tours that provide authentic, natural experiences for your whole family.  Yes, even tweens and teens who don’t go anywhere without their electronic devices!  We offer outdoor FUN that reminds your family what connections and time together can feel like, all while maintaining the highest standards of safety, serving up amazing food and exploring our natural world.  Explore your passion for pure fun and commitment to environmental stewardship on an unforgettable Kern River rafting vacation.
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About Mountain & River Adventures (MRA)

We create pure, fun, and memorable experiences that connect people with nature and each other. Proud owners, John and Rhonda Stallone, are passionate about white water rafting and the beautiful Kern River. Combining over 29 years of white water rafting experience with environmental stewardship of the Kern River Valley, MRA is ready to share our passion and insights with you and your family. Our whitewater guides have safety and special training working with children. We offer professional instruction for beginners and experienced guidance for even the most seasoned white water rafters. Our Kern River rafting tours are filled with white water excitement that will provide team building and bonding with nature and each other.

We offer affordable rafting tours that offer an escape from traffic and technology. Only a short drive from Southern California, the Kern River valley is a beautiful destination that offers many outdoor recreation options. Join us for white water rafting, mountain biking, camping, climbing, winter sports and more. We also offer team building courses, guided sequoia tours, kayaking eco-tours of Lake Isabella and a full service campground along the shores of the Kern River. Call 800-861-6553 to just chat or to reserve your Kern River rafting or to learn more about making reservations.

The Kern River

The Wild and Scenic Kern River springs from the high Sierra Nevada mountains near Mount Whitney and flows southwest through the Sequoia National Forest toward Bakersfield, California. The Kern River offers many types of rafting tours depending on the time of year and the challenges/relaxation desired. Choose from hour-long beginner rafting trips or multi-day family trips. For beginners or intermediate rafters, we recommend one of the easier runs on the Lower Kern River. The Forks of the Kern, the Upper Kern River, and the Thunder Run stretches are early to mid-season trips depending on the spring snow melt and can provide class IV and class V challenges for more experienced white water rafters. The Upper Kern one day trip offers almost 20 miles of Class III and IV white water to choose from and is our primary early season trip offering, while our Lower Kern river trips offer nearly 18 miles of white water later in the summer.

Book your Kern River Rafting Tour Today!

Join us in quaint, charming Kernville, California and let MRA help you “Adventure, Relax and Enjoy” in our outdoor playground! To learn more about our exciting Kern River Rafting trips download our brochure or explore our website. Call 800-861-6553 to reserve your Kern River rafting trip or learn more about making reservations.

We look forward to your visit to our forest and the scenic Kern River!

Let’s paddle together,

John and Rhonda Stallone

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February 28, 2018
MRA is now hiring for the 2018 whitewater rafting season!

MRA is Hiring!

MRA is now hiring for the 2018 whitewater rafting season!  Are you someone who enjoys the outdoors, working with people?  Are you an optimistic, motivated individual that…

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