If you're looking for a quick trip down the Kern, the Hollywood Hustle is for you. Perfect for beginners and experienced rafters alike, this introductory section of the Upper Kern River has class 2 and 3 rapids. Our expert river guides will provide you with instruction in paddling, ferrying, navigating the rapids, and will accompany you on your trip down the river. This section of the Kern has five rapids, Little Mama, Big Daddy, Sidewinder, Freight Train, and the famous Ewings Rapid.
In the spring months, a wetsuit may be recommended and are available to rent at our store.
What to bring
Clothes you don't mind getting wet in.
Shoes! Either water shoes, sneakers you don't mind getting wet, or sandals with a heel strap. Flip flops and bare feet are not allowed.
Sunscreen (apply before your tour).
What not to bring
Anything you don't want to lose or get wet
Towels, backpacks, large water bottles