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Welcome to the Kern County Parks and Recreation Reservation Website.   



NEW !!  Reservations

On-line Reservations are now available for both Kern River Campground and Buena Vista Campground, by going to kerncountyparks.org.

Reservations are available any time prior to arriving at the Buena Vista Lake Campground and the Kern River Campground, based on availability.

ADDITIONAL FEES may due upon arrival to the campgrounds, including fees for second vehicles, dogs and extra overnight vehicle parking.


To make reservation for Kern River Campground over the telephone please call the Kern County Parks Administration office at 661-868-7000, Press 1, Press 3 and then Press 2.



For emergencies after 5 p.m. please contact: the Sheriff's Dispatch at (661) 861-3110.


Kern County Parks and Recreation Department is located at:  1115 Truxtun Avenue,Third Floor-General Services Office, Bakersfield CA  93301(661)  868-7000

Parks and Recreation a division of Kern County General Services

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