Sierra National Forest

Rivers/Rapids in Sierra Nat'l Forest

Kings River

Located on the upper Kings River above Pine Flat Reservoir, this area is popular for fishing, whitewater rafting and camping. There are several campgrounds in the area on both sides of the river. Several whitewater rafting companies provide guided rafting trips. On the south side of the river, a ...

Merced River

Located just west of Yosemite National Park, the Merced River Canyon area provides campgrounds, picnic sites, fishing, swimming and whitewater rafting. To get there take Hwy 41 north of Fresno to Oakhurst. At Oakhurst take Hwy 49 west to Mariposa. At Mariposa take Hwy 140 north towards Yosemite National ...