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Welcome to the Kern County Parks Reservation Website.

***IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  No new Reservations, no First come/First serve camping, no Walk-up camping and no Overflow camping are being accepted for Buena Vista Campground or Kern River Campground due to COVID19 restrictions.

Only current reservations are being honored at this time.

 **************BVARA - Day Use, Boating and Fishing are open at this time.

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Transfers & Cancellations cannot be made on-line.

Please call the Parks Admin office for assistance with a cancellation or transfer at 661-868-7000. 

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As of January 2018-NO CASH is accepted at Kern River Campground.  CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD ONLY for campsite rentals and additional charges.

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ALERT FOR CAMPERS AT BUENA VISTA CAMPGOURND

August 21, 2019  -  ROAD CONSTRUCTION ALERT - DUE TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON HWY #119 & TAFT HIGHWAY, YOU MIGHT EXPERIENCE A DELAY DRIVING TO BUENA VISTA AQUATIC RECREATION AREA and CAMPGROUND. TO AVOID A DELAY IN ARRIVING. 

 

 We hope you enjoy your stay with us!!

Thank you for your patronage.

 

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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.

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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.

 

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

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