Prior Whitewater Rafting in California Experience Required
RAFTING FUN & INFORMATION FOR KAWEAH RIVER TRIPS
The Kaweah is close to Los Angeles and is one of the most action packed whitewater rafting trips in California. The Kaweah River flows out of Sequoia National Park in the southern Sierra Nevada range. It offers non-stop class IV rapids almost from the starting point to the take-out. Get ready to challenge such rapids as ‘Milk’, ‘2.8’, ‘Powerhouse’, ‘Suicide Falls’, and ‘The Flood’. Along the way we will stop for a delicious deli-style lunch to be served on the banks of the river. To top off the river trip we will run upper and lower ‘Slickies’.
Kaweah River Rafting, One-Day Trip, Class IV+
The headwaters of the Kaweah River are located in the High Sierra among 13,000-foot mountain peaks. The Kaweah river plummets down one of the steepest drainages in California to our starting point a few miles from Sequoia National Park, in Three Rivers, California. The snowcapped peaks create a dramatic background for the enticing Kawaeh River. This 9-mile section of whitewater rafting California offers almost non-stop class IV Kaweah River rafting action. The Kaweah River runs fast and furious down such rapids as Power House, Cyanotic, Suicide Falls, Upper and Lower Slickies, and Holiday Hole. Just 3 hours from Southern California, the Kaweah River is ideally situated near the spectacular Sequoia National Park, with its ancient redwood groves, the impressive Kings Canyon, and Mineral King Park. Although we only offer 1-day trips for whitewater rafting in California, there is plenty of camping and lodging in the local area. Kaweah River Rafting is for our most aggressive clients with prior class III experience, good physical condition, and strong swimming abilities. Wet suits are required through mid-May.
Prices Start at $139 pp
Minimum Age: 16 years
Trip Meet Time: 10:00 AM
Time on Water: varies depending on flow
Links to more about ARR whitewater rafting
Kaweah River Rafting Video