Commercial Rafting Trips

If you’re looking for a guided trip, there are a number of permitted outfitters offering outings from a few hours to multi-day. Kern River Outfitters operates on the Upper, Lower and Forks of the Kern. Trip options are outlined below.

Forks of the Kern

Two Day – Class IV, V, V+

Three Day – Class IV, V and V+*


*Three Day trips are available as charter trip only.

Making a Reservation

Trips can be booked online here, or by calling the office at 1-760-376-3370. Commercial trips run on a permit, limiting the number of spaces available. Because of this, advance reservations are highly encouraged.