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Chuck Richard's White Water

Kern county, California whitewater outfitter

  Whitewater outfitter
Kern River

The wonderful Kern County scenery and the playfulness of the water will make you feel great. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often tougher than in other states, so don't forget that a lot of the rivers here are not suitable for beginners. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. A good workout and just hanging out with mother nature have a lot of
    people coming here. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Bakersfield. The wild scenery of the Southern Sierra Nevada is great. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either
way this area has a large number of paddling spots. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
You should explore Engineer Point when you're here at Chuck Richard's White Water; Scovern Hot Springs is always fun to check out. You'll really wish for more hours in a day to enjoy all the cool things in the Southern Sierra
Nevada. Hogeye Gulch is a splendid spot to look at, and while you're here you will meet lots of folks from nearby Lake Isabella. At this river you will never have a bad time. The Cannell Meadow Trail is a glorious hiking trail near Chuck Richard's White Water, and if you like skiing, you're in luck; Shirley Meadow is reasonably near. There is a great hiking trail close to Chuck Richard's White Water called the Virginia Trail. High temperatures at Chuck Richard's White Water during the warmest time of the year are in the 80's; the night is quite chillier of course, frequently in the 50's.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Chuck Richard's White Water.
 Whitewater Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Kern River, Kern County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat)
Whitewater Outfitter - Kern River Outfitters, Kern County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Kern River, Kern County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 11.5 miles long (Sandy Flat to Democrat Hot Springs)
Whitewater Outfitter - Hyside Inflatables River Trips, Kern County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Sierra South MT Sports, Kern County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Eagle Rafting, Kern County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Kern River, Kern County, 14 miles away
      Class V+ - 12 miles long (Democrat Hot Springs to mouth of canyon)
Kern River, Tulare/ Kern County, 19 miles away
      Class III-V - 17 miles long (Johnsondale Bridge to Powerhouse #3)
Brush Creek, tulare County, 19 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (Rincon Camp to Kern River)
Dry Meadow Creek, Kern County, 21 miles away
      Class V - 1.5 miles long (to North Fork Kern)
 Ski Areas Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Shirley Meadow, California , 8 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 7 runs
Mt Waterman, California , 85 miles away, 1300 foot drop, 3 lifts, 10 runs
Mountain High, California , 89 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 16 lifts, 62 runs
Ski Sunrise, California , 89 miles away, 816 foot drop, 4 lifts, 24 runs
Mt. Baldy, California , 96 miles away, 2100 foot drop, 4 lifts, 28 runs
 Marinas Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
French Gulch Marina, Lake Isabella , 0 miles away
Reds Kern Valley Marina, Lake Isabella , 3 miles away
 Hotels Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites TEHACHAPI HWY 58/MILL ST., Tehachapi , 27 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Tehachapi, Tehachapi , 27 miles away
Best Western Mountain Inn, Tehachapi , 28 miles away
Best Western Plus Country Park Hotel, Tehachapi , 28 miles away
La Quinta Inn Tehachapi, Tehachapi , 28 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Keyesville Rec Site, Bodfish, 1 miles away
Main Dam, Lake Isabella, 1 miles away
Auxiliary Dam Campground, Kern County, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Cannell Meadow Trail, Kern , 12 miles away,  21.4 hiking miles, 5112 feet elevation difference
Virginia Trail, Kern , 13 miles away, 4.1 hiking miles, 2879 feet elevation difference
Bull Run Cattle Drive, Tulare , 14 miles away, 3.6 hiking miles, 1739 feet elevation difference
Tobias Creek Trail, Tulare , 16 miles away, 6.5 hiking miles, 4434 feet elevation difference
Old Sled Trail, Tulare , 17 miles away, 2.1 hiking miles, 1313 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, Three Rivers - CA , 54 miles away
Sequoia National Forest, California , 26 miles away
Red Rock Canyon State Park, California , 37 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Chuck Richard's White Water:
Kern Valley Golf Course, Kernville , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Chuck Richard's White Water
Isabella Lake, Kern , 1 miles away
Julia Lake, Kern , 14 miles away

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