Kern Valley Search and Rescue is the original Search and Rescue team in Kern County. The team serves the Kern River Valley and surrounding wilderness. KVSAR is located in the most diverse terrain in Kern County that includes many miles of the Kern River, snow capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, edges of the Mojave Desert, and Lake Isabella. Kern Valley Search and Rescue not only provides Search and Rescue services but also plays a vital role in support operations for the Kern County Sheriff's Department. Kern Valley Search and Rescue is also a leader in safety education of visitors, students, and residents of the Kern River Valley.
Newest Events! Did you realize that Kern Valley Search and Rescue Swiftwater Team has a boat team ready to respond at a moment's notice stationed in Kernville from May 1 to Oct 1. This level of service is only possible through the committment of the volunteers and the communities continued support.
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