Kern River Rafting Adventures

Kern River Rafting Adventures:

L.A.’s Best River Experience

The Kern River located only 3 hours from Los Angeles, it is also has some of the best white water in the country. At Mountain and River Adventures we have been Commercially Rafting on the Kern River for 30 years and know it well. Whether you are a beginner, or a seasoned expert we have something for you. Low or High Water we are going to have a great time!  At Mountain And River Adventures we offer guided and non guided services for basically every outdoor activity. So, if you are looking for adventure you should start here. Give us a call at 800-861-6553 to reserve your kern river rafting adventure, or book online!

Why Raft With Us?

Our rafting trips on the Kern River are what great adventure stories are made of. Enjoy huge granite boulders reflecting the hot sun and cool white water that washes fun over you with each wave. People who are attracted to meeting challenges, working together, laughing out loud, and enjoying the true spirit of nature, are all attracted to the Kern and our guides. Choosing the right outfitter and trip is about bringing out the best in you. We will help you be right-on about your skill level, determination, and how much adventure you want in order to maximize fun and exceed your highest expectations. Look over your choices below, give us a call to chat about details, and just relax – we will help you make the best choice.

Whether you are a beginner looking to “get your feet wet,” or an experienced rafter with a daring spirit, the wild and scenic Kern River and Mountain & River Adventures has just the rafting trip for you. There are hour-long beginner trips for all ages 5 and up, multi-day family trips, and advanced sections for the experienced rafter. If you have a thirst for thrills, we can quench that thirst with a sip or a gulp! Find out which river trip is for you on our frequently asked questions page.

For more information on our Kern River Rafting Trips Click on the Links Below:

Family Friendly: Class III trips great for the family and beginners


Lower Kern Class III & IV trips


Upper Kern Class III and IV Trips



Forks of the Kern: Class IV & V Adventure!



River Sup & Kayaking: Learn to surf the river!


Lake Sup & Kayaking: a fun family activity


Check Kern River flow rates here.

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September 13, 2018
Fall on the Kern is majestic.

Fall on the Kern.  Cool temps, great trails, dark skies!

Locals love the Fall season here in the Kern…

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Click here to see registration details. All activities are subject to a 3% land use fee.