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Attractions in Three Rivers, California

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1st Saturday


A collaboration of artists who collectively open their shops and studios each month while also providing special discounts, live performances, drawings, and more.


A jazz festival held each April in Three Rivers since 1974. Host band: High Sierra Jazz Band. Jazzaffair information...


Kaweah River

Whitewater rafting and fishing are popular recreation pursuits on the Kaweah River

in Three Rivers.

Whitewater rafting


Redbud Festival


Each May, the Arts Alliance of Three Rivers presents the Redbud Festival, which is a celebration of music, food, arts and crafts.  

Lake Kaweah

Lake Kaweah is popular stop for anglers, boaters, swimmers, picnickers, hikers, or those who just want to take in the view.


Sequoia Sightseeing Tours


Sightseeing Tours

Ph. (559) 561-4189

Leave the car behind and let the experts at Sequoia Sightseeing Tours do the driving.



Three Rivers

Historical Museum

Watch for Paul Bunyan along the highway. Open daily, 9 am-3 pm. Free admission; free WiFi.

Paul Bunyan


Three Rivers Roping

Held each April since the 1950s. Competitions include various team roping combinations, branding, and barrel racing. Pee Wee Roping and Pig Scramble for the kids. Barbecue meals.

Admission: $1.


Wood 'N' Horse

Training Stables


Wood 'N' Horse trail rides offered by appointment at this Three Rivers stable and training facility. Call owner Christy Wood, (559) 561-4268.



The months of February, March, and April are eye-popping, hit-the-brakes beautiful in Three Rivers. The hills are alive with the blooms of wildflowers while the snowcapped Sierra mountains provide the backdrop.

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