Category: Kern River

California Winter Update

Snow on the mountains of California

Record Breaking Snowfall Pounds the Sierra Nevada After a very large atmospheric river unleased copious amounts of rain on California during the month of October we proceeded to have one… Read more »

California Winter Update # 1

Snow in the California Mountains

California Winter Update #1 Why are rain and snowfall so important in the state of California? Well, the obvious reasons are we need the water to support our large population,… Read more »

Kern River Snowpack History

snow on the kern river by ewings

Kern River Snowpack April 1st is the April to July unimpaired runoff forecast from the April 1st B120 bulletin. Peak is the highest daily average flow in CFS Year April… Read more »

A look back at our 2020 season

kern river rafting with sierra south

2020 Season Recap… What a year As the end of an unprecedented year for all of humanity is approaching, we are taking the time to look back on our year… Read more »

7 Best Kern River Hiking Trails

the kern river near kernville

Sierra South has complied our favorite Kern River Hiking Trails to make your next hike an easy choice! 1. Valhalla Falls on Salmon Creek Valhalla Falls is a hidden gem… Read more »

The History of Kern River Rafting

40+ Years Of Kern River Rafting History In 2020, top raft guides have the experience, skill, and technology to successfully tackle every section of the Wild and Scenic Kern River…. Read more »

Hot Springs on the Kern River


Kern River Hot Springs Everyone loves to sit back, relax, and enjoy beautiful views right? Visiting one of the hot springs on the Kern River is the perfect way to… Read more »

Wildlife on the Kern River

great blue heron flies across the water Sierra South Mountain Sports Kern River California

Ever wonder what kind of wildlife you may discover while on the Kern River? Read all about all the great sightings one can witness along the river.