Beat the Bakersfield summer heat by cooling off riding the Kern River rapids. Located at the historic Rio Bravo Ranch, River’s End Rafting offers a Class II-III whitewater rafting adventure that’s fun for everyone. Led by qualified staff with extensive training, the 3.5-mile excursion takes you down the Kern River Canyon, ending at Ming Lake in Bakersfield. They also offer hard-shell kayaking. Lunch is provided. Check River’s End Rafting’s website for details as rafting season depends on fluctuating water levels.