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Free PFD / Life Jacket Rentals

First, check out this one-minute Kern River Safety PSA created by the Kern River Conservancy and the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. There’s also an option to view the video in spanish.

Wondering what to do when you see your fellow recreators playing in the water without a PFD? Send them to us! We want to help boost safety in our community by providing PFD/ life jacket rentals, free of charge. 

Spread the word! Keep the Kern River and Lake Isabella safe. Send folks to Kern River Outfitters for their free PFD rentals.

Three cheers to more fun and safety in the Kern River Valley!

The Details: 

  • ID required along with contact information and return date/ time
  • Renters must sign a release waiver upon rental 
  • PFD’s will be available as long as supplies are available
  • Type V, Adult universal size only

No walk-ins please!
Contact the office staff at Kern River Outfitters to arrange a pick up time.

Email: office@kernrafting.com
Phone: 760-376-3370

By | 2018-06-23T06:28:01+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: Kern life jacket rental, Kern River, kern safety, Lake Isabella pfd rental, life jacket, pfd|Comments Off on Free PFD / Life Jacket Rentals

About the Author:

Kelley is a Colorado native who learned to boat on the mighty Deschutes River in Central Oregon. She backpacked and rafted throughout the West for many years until she and a Texas hippie fell in love with each other while rafting on the Kern River. They now call Kernville home along with their new son, Finley Kern.