California Whitewater Rafting — RAFT THE KAWEAH RIVER — While many seek recreational thrills and good times from rafting trips, there are some of us who just can’t get enough of the adrenaline rush that comes from steep gradient drops and angry white water. For the adrenaline junkies and advanced rafters out there, look no further than Adventure Connection’s Kaweah River whitewater rafting trips.
Located two hours east of Fresno near Sequoia National Park (and a three and a half hour drive from Southern California), the Kaweah River is home to some of the most intense rafting in the state. In fact, the upper stretch boasts a heart pounding average gradient drop of seventy degrees. You will fly through swift and punishing rapids, and employ all of the advanced paddle training that comes standard before the whitewater rafting trip. At the end, you will be rewarded with the knowledge that you’ve conquered one of the most exciting runs in the entire state. Odds are you won’t be able to wait for your next shot to do it again.