National Monument Association

Rafting, Kayaking & Boating

Experience the thrill of whitewater on the Kern River and Kings River during spring and summer runoff. Go on your own, or pick from a variety of exciting trips offered by commercial rafting companies operating under special use permit. Enjoy boating opportunities on one of two lakes. Lake Isabella, one of the largest reservoirs in southern California, offers the forest’s only motorized boating opportunities and has ideal conditions for windsurfers. Hume Lake provides non-motorized boating opportunities.