About RER

River’s End Rafting & Adventure Company specializes in Adventure!!  Whitewater Rafting, Hard Shell Kayaking, Gold Panning, Inflatable Kayaks, and Kayak Lessons. We are located in Bakersfield California and are the closest outfitter to the Los Angeles area!  We want to ensure that your family has the best summer possible.

We are family owned and operated with years and years of experience. Safety is always our top priority, and we have a variety of adventures to suit your families wild side.


Average Travel Times

15 minutes- Downtown Bakersfield
1.5 Hours- Antelope Valley
2 hours- Los Angeles
2 hours- Fresno
2.5 hours- Santa Barbara
4 hours- San Diego

Driving Directions

Straight up the I-5 to Bakersfield,

Merge from the 5 to the 99 into
Bakersfield.  Exit east on Hwy 178
(13.1 miles) to the mouth of the Kern Canyon.
Watch for us on the right!

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Click here to download our Trip Packet and Release Form.

2018 Events

March 1st: Reservation Office Opens!
May 5th: Spring Schedule Begins. Open Saturday only till Memorial Weekend.
May 25th-28th: Memorial Holiday Schedule. Open All Weekend. (book early)
June 1st: Summer Schedule Begins. Open 6 Days A Week, Monday Thru Saturday.
July 1st: Fourth Of July Holiday Schedule. Open on Sunday. (book early)
July 8th: Fourth Of July Holiday Schedule. Open on Sunday. (book early)
September 2nd: Labor Day Holiday Schedule. Open on Sunday. (book early)

Mondays are always eventful. It is our designated family day. Book a trip for your family on the Blaster at a special discounted rate of only $25.  The Master Blaster is only $65.