Events Calendar

2018 Sierra South Kern River Events

  • March 17: Kayaking Classes & Raft Trips Begin!
  • Book kayaking or rafting today!

  • March 24-25: Class 2-3 Guide School Try-Outs
  • These Guide School tryouts are for those who would like to guide the Lickety Split section of the Upper Kern River for Sierra South’s rafting season.

  • March 26-31: Class 2-3 Guide School
  • This Guide School is for those who would like to guide the Lickety Split section of the Upper Kern River for Sierra South’s rafting season.

  • March 31: Sierra South Upper Kern Cleanup
  • Sierra South is pitching in to help clean up the Upper Kern section of the river.

  • April 6-8: Gold Medal Kayaking Camp #1
  • Gold Medal Camp is a 3-day spring whitewater instructional program designed for all skill levels and taught by National Team Kayaking coach Bob Campbell and other world-class kayakers.

  • April 9-11: Gold Medal Kayaking Camp #2
  • Gold Medal Camp is a 3-day spring whitewater instructional program designed for all skill levels and taught by National Team Kayaking coach Bob Campbell and other world-class kayakers.

  • April 28-29: KVRC's Kern River Festival
  • Brush Creek Races, Triathlon, Mini-me Raft Races, TJ Slalom & Downriver

    *April 28: KVRC’s Brush Creek Extreme Kayak Race

    Website: kernfestival.com

  • May 12-13: Spring Sale & Free Whitewater Kayak Demo
  • Come join us as we kick off the whitewater season with our Spring Sale. It’s a Great time to get new boats and gear at great savings. Sale lasts for this weekend only! Free Demo 10am-3pm. Some restrictions apply to kayak demos.

  • May 12: Customer Appreciation Party
  • Sierra South is having a customer appreciation party.

  • June 11-18: Guide Appreciation Week
  • Kern Guides currently working for Sierra South, Kern River Tours, Whitewater Voyages, Kern River Outfitters, Mountain & River Adventures, Eagle Rafting or SoCal Rafting will receive 25% off any purchases made at Sierra South during this week!

    In-stock items only. Discounts cannot be combined with already discounted items. Discount does not apply to kayaks.

  • July 7: Lake Kayak & SUP Demo
  • Are you interested in trying out a Lake Kayak or perhaps a Standup Paddleboard? Well then, come on out to Sierra South’s Free Lake Kayak and SUP Demo. Meet up with old friends, or make some new friends. Free Demo 10am-3pm.

  • August 11-12: Sizzlin' Summer Sale!
  • Sierra South’s Sizzlin Summer Sale is August 11 & 12.  It’s a Great time to get new boats and gear at great savings. Sale lasts for this weekend only!

  • Aug 24- Sept 3: Sierra South's Labor Day Sale
  • Sierra South’s Labor Day Sale is August 24 -Sept 3.  It’s a great time to get new gear at great savings.

Sierra South
Mountain Sports
(800) 457-2082

11300 Kernville Road
Kernville, California 93238

Sierra South operates under permits issued by: Sequoia National Forest, Klamath National Forest, and the National Park Service/Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Sierra South is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.

Hours of Operation

Store: 9am – 5pm, Daily
Reservations: 9am – 5pm, Mon-Fri

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