Kern River Kern River Rushin' River Placid Lake Testing the Water What Do You Think? Changing Time Cool Water Making a Splash Mud Do I Really Have to Get Out? Time To Go On July 19, 2005, my parents and Ryan and I went to the Kern River. It was Ryan's first time at a river. He had lots of fun getting wet and playing in the mud! (These pictures were taken by my dad.) « previous | next » Print Photos | View Full-Size Image Rushin' River The Kern River is actually one of the most dangerous in the world, in some of its rapids.