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Mountain & River Adventures creates pure fun experiences, connecting people with nature and each other, through diverse adventure options that suit the individual.
Upper Kern River Powerhouse

Class I - III: Beginner/Intermediate

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 tour for you. There are beginner sections for all ages 5 and up 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! At Mountain & River Adventures you can enjoy the Kern River in either big rafts or solo and double inflatable kayaks.

Upper Kern River Powerhouse Trips

Rapid Blitz (Beginner-Intermediate Level)
This one hour, one run trip is fun for all abilities and perfect for the pocket book.
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Double Blitz (Beginner-Intermediate Level)
Our double-drenching, double thrilling, and double the fun 1/2 day adventure, includes two three-mile runs through Class I, II and III rapids.
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Full Day "Combo" - 1/2 Day Raft and 1/2 Day Maniyak
For high-energy thrill-seekers, combine a Double Blitz raft trip and a Double Blitz maniyak trip for a full day of white water adventure!
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Double Blitz Maniyak (Inflatable Kayak)
Learn to guide your own one or two person inflatable kayak down Class I-III white water under the care of our professional guides.
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Wetsuits are required for spring rafting, so please bring your own, borrow one, or let us know that you would like to rent one of ours.
Take 20% Off...

Did you know that MRA provides a 20% discount on Class IV Upper Kern river trips for
non-profits? Call to chat about the possibilities. Valid on new reservations.

20% off camping
February 1st - April 1st | give us a call

Interactive River Maps
View our interactive river map showing our different Kern river rafting trip locations.
Photo Keepsake
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