White Water Rafting
Guided River Paddleboarding
Ned’s Guiding Service
Personalizes your fly fishing, white water rafting, and guided river paddelboarding adventure with your input to create the perfect experience for your solo or group trip. Explore remote wilderness rivers and hot springs in Oregon, Idaho, California, and Washington states. Learn to fly fish, surf, mountain bike, and row a white water raft. Backpack into remote wilderness areas on multi day trips. International trips available!
June – November
White water rafting, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, steel-head fishing with a fly rod, and casting for salmon from the rocks near the sea. Our adventures will reset your internal time clock and have you yearning for more outdoor time and the simple way of living that is so rich, primal, and crucial for a clear perspective and healthy body.
December – January
Santa Barbara, California
Join me in beautiful Santa Barbara for surfing lessons, jeep tours, and wilderness trips on horseback or with backpacks. Explore waterfalls and hot springs in the Los Padres National Forest, stand up paddle board, surf and kayak the Pacific, this region has it all.
February – March
February and March is Island time in the Pacific! Join us on an epic adventure along the Na Pali coast on the garden island of Kauai! Fish, bike, hike, and surf with locals. Learn how to climb a coconut tree and use a machete.
April – May
April and May is southwest desert time! Join us on an adventure in Utah on the Green River, or backpacking into Grand Gulch.
About Ned Bowler
Ned’s Guiding Service
Having recently retired from Cate School in Carpinteria California, working as an outdoor educator and advisor to teens, I have made the transition back to guiding full time for folks of all ages in all sorts of venues. Our adventures aim to reset your internal time clock and have you yearning for more outdoor time and the simple way of living that is so rich, primal, and crucial for a clear perspective and healthy body.
2015 – Present
Location: Santa Ynez CA
Kids of all ages want to be in the wilderness connecting with nature in a primal way with guidance and calculated risk adventure based activities; Acorn Adventures sets out to do this each month!
1999 – Present
Location: Carpinteria, CA
Organic produce delivered to your door!
North River Guides
1981 – 1996
Location: North Umpqua River
White water adventures, mountain biking, and fly fishing.