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Canoeing, Kayaking, Hiking, Biking, Fishing, etc.
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  Link   American Canoe Association
Nonprofit organization in service to the broader paddling public by providing education on matters related to paddling, supporting stewardship of the paddling environment & enabling programs & events to support paddlesport recreation.
  Link   American Hiking Society
For 30+ years, as a recreation-based non-profit organization, American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, builds partnerships between public & private stakeholders, and provides critical resources to plan, fund & develop foot trails.
  Link   American Whitewater
Restores rivers dewatered by hydropower dams, eliminates water degradation, improves public land management & protects public access to rivers for responsible recreational use.
  Link   Backcountry Horsemen of California
Concerned men & women dedicated to the gentle use of California's trails & backcountry.
  Link   Backcountry Horsemen of California (KRV Unit)
Advocating that public lands remain open to recreational use & the wise use of the back-country by horsemen & the public. Responsible for building/maintaining Cannell Meadow Public Pasture fences/gates & preserving Kern Canyon's Mill Creek Trail.
  Link   Backcountry Hunters & Anglers
A volunteer organization which believes in keeping public lands healthy & accessible; in managing wildlife as a public trust & all native wildlife as a priceless resource.
  Link   Bakersfield Track Club
Racing events for runners of all ages in & around Bakersfield. Offers numerous flat, cross-country runs, & road & bike path races. Committed to providing runners of all levels information on upcoming events.
  Link   Bike Bakersfield
Promote bicycling for everyday transportation in Bakersfield, seeking to create a culture in Bakersfield in which the bicycle serves as a popular & preferred means of transportation.
  Link   Bike California
A website that lists bike rides offered by many Northern & Southern California cycling clubs, up-coming centuries, thoughtful columns written by bicyclists & California cycle information.
  Link   BOOF.com
boof.com, the California whitewater community
  Link   California Angler
The anglers' source for the fishing news, reports & resources that affect the Central Coast & the rest of the Golden State.
  Link   California Floaters Society
An online networking club for those who use it for expediting & organizing river trips, trading & selling river gear, telling tall river tales, reporting river news, events & river hazards.
  Link   California Whitewater Community Forum
  Link   California Freshwater Sport Fishing
The State of California Department of Fish & Game's portal to everything you need to know about fishing in freshwater.
  Link   California Off Road Vehicles Association (CORVA)
Outdoor recreationists active in promoting vehicular access & recreation opportunities on public lands; providing info on constantly changing rules & regulations as well as sponsoring trail clean-up/maintenance.
  Link   California Kayak Friends
Paddlesports enthusiasts mostly involving sea kayaking, but river runners & canoeists are welcome. Activities have included trips & expeditions to the Colorado River, Lake Mead, Baja California, Coastal Paddles, Mono Lake & many local outings.
  Link   California Recreation Association
The Golden State's Most Complete Resource for Family Recreation
  Link   California Trail Users Coalition (CTUC)
Promoting the ecological use of public lands, proper etiquette on trails, safe means of off-road multiple use (backpackers, hikers, mountain bikers, equestrians, motorcyclists, A.T.V. users, cross country skiers, 4 wheel drivers, snowmobilers, etc.).
  Link   Commute by Bike
Tips, Hints, Reviews & Safety for Bike Commuting.
  Link   Dreamflows
Displays the most current Realtime flow report on California/Nevada rivers.
  Link   Fishing in Lake Isabella
California's Best Kept Fishing Secret! Your Official Headquarters For Fishing in Lake Isabella!
  Link   FishingKayaks.net
Directory & information resource for freshwater & saltwater in Southern & Baja California. Find information on selecting, rigging, launching & fishing from kayaks.
  Link   Geocaching
An adventure game for GPS users. Individuals & organizations set up caches all over the world & share the locations of these caches on the WWW. GPS users can then use the location coordinates to find the caches. Basic membership is free.
  Link   GoldenStateTrout.com
An informational portal & interactive online community, serving California's Trout Fishing Enthusiasts.
  Link   Golden Trout Fly Fishing Video
Fly Fishing for Golden Trout in the North Fork of the Kern River in the Golden Trout Wilderness of California's Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains.
  Link   High Sierra Hikers Association (HSHA)
Formed in 1991, HSHA appealed wilderness management plans & Federal High Sierra grazing plans, resulting in fewer cattle, sheep, & horses in sensitive wilderness areas. Other concerns: threats affecting hikers, wilderness quotas & permit systems.
  Link   High Sierra Packers Association
11 pack outfitters providing pack horse access to the Sierra back country.
  Link   Kayak Sportfishing
Online since 2001 spreading the kayak fishing gospel through first hand experiences & informative content. Our community is an active hub for newcomers & seasoned kayak anglers alike.
  Link   Kayak Fishing Association of California (KFACA)
Volunteer, nonprofit grassroots advocacy group dedicated to preserving & expanding kayak fishing opportunities. The KFACA is open to anyone in the kayak fishing community.
  Link   Kern on the Fly
Lots of local anglers are taking up this challenging, graceful sport, and women are one of the fastest-growing groups of fly fishers.
  Link   Kern River Fly Fishers Club
Monthly meetings: 1st Wednesday, Norris Road Veteran's Hall, Bakersfield. The meetings consists of club member fishing reports, club outing reports & guest speakers, including CA Dept. of Fish & Game & U.S. Forest Service.
  Link   Kern River Valley Canoe & Kayak
An informal group of those interested in Canoeing & Kayaking in/around California's Kern River Valley. Both in Lake Isabella & the Kern River. Both experts & beginners. The group is a place to list canoe or kayaking events and to seek buddies for can
  Link   Kern River Valley Hiking Club
The Kern River Valley Hiking Club explores the Southern Sierra Divide Mountains as well as the trails around Kernville, Lake Isabella, and Bakersfield, California.
  Link   Kern River Valley Horse Show Association
Provides the opportunity for horse, pony, mini, mule and donkey owners throughout our area to get together and show off our breeds in one of the finest areas of Kern County.
  Link   Kern River Valley Mountain Bikers Yahoo Group
This group helps the local riding community (Kernville/Lake Isabella) to organize rides & meet other riders in the area. Only being an hour from Ridgecrest & Bakersfield...this area is perfect for weekend group rides.
  Link   Kern Wheelmen Bicycle Club
A group of some 150+ cyclists that live in & around Kern County California who enjoy bicycling as recreation & sport.
  Link   Los Vaqueros Gymkhana Club
KRV's Gymkhana Club. Gymkhana is timed obstacle horseback racing (one of the most exciting family oriented equestrian events). Club shows are held at Jake's Place & Kern River Feed & Hay at 13141 Sierra Way in Kernville & ranches around the KRV.
  Link   National Center for Bicycling & Walking (NCBW)
To create bicycle-friendly & walkable communities. The aim of the NCBW's program is to change the way communities are planned, designed & managed to ensure that people of all ages & abilities can walk & bike easily, safely & regularly.
  Link   NorCal Kayak Anglers
A site dedicated to sharing information on kayak fishing in northern California.
  Link   Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail Website
Spanning 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada through 3 western states. It reveals the beauty of the desert, unfolds the glaciated expanses of the Sierra Nevada, & provides commanding vistas of volcanic peaks & glaciers in the Cascade Range.
  Link   Pacific Crest Trail Association
Non-profit with the mission to protect, preserve & promote the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail as an internationally significant resource for the enjoyment of hikers & equestrians, & for the value that wild & scenic lands provide to all people.
  Link   Paddle guide to California
  Link   Recycled Fish
Non-profit anglers organization exploring reduced-impact gear such as lead-free tackle, biodegradable molded lures, hooks, hard-bodied lures & spinner-baits paired with Catch & Release techniques & other tactics to excel as an on-the-water steward.
  Link   Sierra Hikers & Backpackers
MSN group for hikers & backpackers in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Requires that you have a Microsoft .NET Passport to gain access to any MSN group.
  Link   Sierra Nevada Canoe & Kayak Club
Hosts paddling events throughout the Sierra. Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month @ Seamanís Lodge, located in Pioneer Park, 425-A Nimrod St., Nevada City.
  Link   Sierra Paddlers Yahoo Group
For flat water paddlers in the Sierra foothills of Northern California, as a means of sharing information on paddling trips, equipment for sale & other related items of interest. This group is informal & not affiliated with any other group.
  Link   Southern Sierra Fat Tire Association (SSFTA)
Kern County Mountain bike enthusiasts. Sponsors Rio Bravo Rumble E of Bakersfield in January & Keyesville classic mountain bike KRV race in March. SSFTA is responsible for building & maintaining the Kern Canyon & Badger Gap trails as well as others.
  Link   Southern Sierra Fly Fishers
Headquartered in Kernville, the Club was created by a group of KRV individuals to promote the awareness, art & skills of fly fishing; members range from veteran to new fly fishers with a passion for fly fishing the KRV's rivers, creeks & lakes.
  Link   Southern Sierra Nevada Whitewater Rivers
  Link   Trout Unlimited California
Partners with public, business & government interests to enhance & protect the critical environments needed by threatened or endangered native fish, working together to benefit the common good of our fisheries & the environment.
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