Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Kern County is the nearest white water river rafting destination to Los Angeles. Each year thousands of adventures head to the Kern River for white water fun. The rafting season begins in April when the snow pack melts and fills up the Kern River with winter run off. 2010 is going to produce some of the best rafting in several years due to the above average snow fall. Most people book with one a professional rafting outfit that provides all the equipment and an expert river guide. Kern River trips come in several flavors ranging anywhere from mild to wild. You can spend the day rafting or take a multi day trip with secluded river-side camping under the stars.The Kern River starts in the Sequoia National Forest and has the best river rafting in California. Travel time from Los Angeles.is only about three hours so its possible to enjoy a one day rafting trip however most people stay for a couple of days. Lake Isabella has ample hotel accommodations plus there are also plenty of places to camp near the Kern River. Kern County travel guide.