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Kern River, California

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AW Class: III-V
Length: 16.8 miles
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 36.1306
Longitude: -118.4375

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.9681
Longitude: -118.4854

Paddling Rivers Near Kern River, California:

   Dry Meadow Creek, Kern County, 4 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (to North Fork Kern)

   Brush Creek, tulare County, 4 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (Rincon Camp to Kern River)

   Kern River, Tulare County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 16.8 miles long (Forks of Kern to Johnsondale Bridge)

   Kern River, Tulare/ Kern County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 17 miles long (Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Eagle Rafting, Kern County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Sierra South MT Sports, Kern County, 17 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Hyside Inflatables River Trips, Kern County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Kern River Outfitters, Kern County, 19 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Kern River - South Fork, Tulare County, 22 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 22 miles long (Kennedy Meadows to Long Valley)

   Kern River - South Fork, Tulare County, 22 miles away
      Class V - 17 miles long (Monache Meadows to Kennedy Meadows)

   Kern River, Kern County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Chuck Richard's White Water, Kern County, 24 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

Hotels near Kern River, California:

The Gateway Restaurant, Three Rivers
35.5 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Sequoia Kings Canyon, Three Rivers
37.7 miles away
Sequoia River Cabins, Three Rivers
37.8 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Three Rivers
38 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Porterville, Porterville
38.5 miles away
Best Western Porterville Inn, Porterville
38.8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites PORTERVILLE, Porterville
39 miles away
Comfort Inn Lone Pine, Lone Pine
40.8 miles away
Best Western Plus Frontier Motel, Lone Pine
41.3 miles away
Plantation Bed Breakfast, Lemon Cove
44 miles away
Super 8 Lindsay Olive Tree, Lindsay
45.3 miles away
Best Western Exeter Inn & Suites, Exeter
48.5 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Kern River, California:

   Lower Peppermint Campground, Tulare County, 2 miles away

   Peppermint Campground, Tulare County, 4 miles away

   Brush Creek, Kernville, 5 miles away

   Limestone Campground, Tulare County, 5 miles away

   Campground Guard Station, Tulare County, 7 miles away

   Fairview, Kernville, 7 miles away

   Quaking Aspen, Camp Nelson, 7 miles away

Trails near Kern River, California:

   Summit Trail, Tulare , 9 miles away
       51.4 hiking miles, 3514 feet elevation difference

   Tobias Creek Trail, Tulare , 10 miles away
      6.5 hiking miles, 4434 feet elevation difference

   Bull Run Cattle Drive, Tulare , 15 miles away
      3.6 hiking miles, 1739 feet elevation difference

   Cannell Meadow Trail, Kern , 16 miles away
       21.4 hiking miles, 5112 feet elevation difference

   Old Sled Trail, Tulare , 17 miles away
      2.1 hiking miles, 1313 feet elevation difference

Public Lands Near Kern River, California:

   Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, Three Rivers - CA, 37 miles away

   Sequoia National Forest, California, 3 miles away

Current weather conditions at Kern River, California

Local climate location: THREE RVRS EDISON PH 13 miles away

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