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Kern River - South Fork, California

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: V
Length: 17 miles
Average Gradient: 97 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 36.17929
Longitude: -118.1561

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 35.99919
Longitude: -118.1429


Paddling Rivers Near Kern River - South Fork, California:

   Kern River - South Fork, Tulare County, 5 miles away
      Class V - 17 miles long (Monache Meadows to Kennedy Meadows)

   Kern River - South Fork, Tulare County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 22 miles long (Kennedy Meadows to Long Valley)

   Kern River, Tulare County, 20 miles away
      Class III-V - 16.8 miles long (Forks of Kern to Johnsondale Bridge)

   Brush Creek, tulare County, 22 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (Rincon Camp to Kern River)

   Kern River, Tulare/ Kern County, 24 miles away
      Class III-V - 17 miles long (Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3)

   Dry Meadow Creek, Kern County, 25 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (to North Fork Kern)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Eagle Rafting, Kern County, 26 miles away
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   Whitewater Outfitter - Sierra South MT Sports, Kern County, 26 miles away
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   Whitewater Outfitter - Hyside Inflatables River Trips, Kern County, 27 miles away
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Hotels near Kern River - South Fork, California:

Comfort Inn Lone Pine, Lone Pine
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28.2 miles away
Best Western Plus Frontier Motel, Lone Pine
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28.9 miles away
Passport Inn Inyokern, Inyokern
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33.8 miles away
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Near China Lake Naval Station, Ridgecrest
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41.1 miles away
Rodeway Inn & Suites Heritage, Ridgecrest
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41.1 miles away
SpringHill Suites Ridgecrest, Ridgecrest
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41.5 miles away
Clarion Inn Ridgecrest, Ridgecrest
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41.6 miles away
Hampton And Suites Ridgecrest CA, Ridgecrest
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41.6 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Ridgecrest
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42.2 miles away
Best Western China Lake Inn, Ridgecrest
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42.4 miles away
Quality Inn Near China Lake Naval Station, Ridgecrest
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42.4 miles away
Vagabond Inn - Ridgecrest, Ridgecrest
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42.4 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Kern River - South Fork, California:

   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 709.5, Olancha, 2 miles away

   Kennedy Meadows Campground, Tulare County, 2 miles away

   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 713.4, Olancha, 4 miles away

   Fish Creek - Crag Peak, Olancha, 5 miles away

   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 716.5 - South Kern River, Olancha, 5 miles away

   Troy Meadow Campground, Tulare County, 6 miles away

   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 719.2 - Cow Creek, Olancha, 7 miles away


Public Lands Near Kern River - South Fork, California:

   Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, Three Rivers - CA, 55 miles away

   Sequoia National Forest, California, 19 miles away



Current weather conditions at Kern River - South Fork, California
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Local climate location: INDEPENDENCE 21 miles away






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