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Fall at Hart Memorial Park

Fall at Hart Memorial Park

Mirror Lake at Hart Park

Mirror Lake at Hart Park

Lake Ming Boating

Lake Ming Boating

Lake Ming Boat Launch

Lake Ming Boat Launch

Lake Ming Play Area

Lake Ming Play Area

The Barn at Hart Park

The Barn at Hart Park

The Barn at Hart Park

The Barn at Hart Park

Hart Park

Hart Park

Tehachapi Mtn Camp Winter

Tehachapi Mtn Camp Winter

Tehachapi Mtn Camp Winter

Tehachapi Mtn Camp Winter

Lake Ming Hilltop Area

Lake Ming Hilltop Area

Welcome to the Kern County Parks Reservation Website 

Attn:  Buena Vista Campground and Day Use - Beginning October 1, 2021

NO CASH ACCEPTED

Only Debit or Credit Card Accepted 

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Attention - Buena Vista Lakes Closures

1-Lake Webb will be partially CLOSED for a special event October 8 after 12pm, 9-10, 2021.
The National Water Ski Race Association will be conducting an event October 9-10, 2021.
The public and spectators are invited to attend.
All entry fees apply at the gate.
 
2-Lake Evans will be CLOSED to the public October 1-10, 2021 due to a special private event.

 

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Kern River and Buena Vista Campground:

Please note: Check-out is 12pm

NO over-stay is allowed.  All over-stay campers will be cited/fined by the Rangers.

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Please note:  Only two campsites per customer, per date are allowed.  At BV Campground, only one waterfront campsite per customer, per date is allowed.

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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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FREE FISHING DAYS 2021 

at Buena Vista 

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Free Fishing Days

 The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has designated Saturday, July 3, 2021 and Saturday, September 4, 2021 as free fishing days.  On these days, you can fish without a sport fishing license.  There will also be no entry fee charged to visitors of Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area with fishing poles in their possession.

For more information regarding free fishing days in California please visit https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/licensing/fishing/free-fishing-days

 

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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