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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 

Buena Vista Campground - New Temporary Gate Hours:  November 29 through December 17, 2021

Sunday to Wednesday - 6am to 4pm

Thursday, Friday & Saurday - 6am -8pm

except Thursday, Dec 2 closed at 4pm  

Late check in after the gate has closed must check in at the gate before 9am the following morning.

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

NO CASH ACCEPTED

Only Debit or Credit Card Accepted 

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2021-2022 TROUT FISHING SEASON

Lake Evans will be closed to the public November 15-20, 2021.  The lake will reopen on Nov 23, 2021 for the opening day of Trout Fishing Season.

As a reminder to all our fishing friends, the Annual Trout Fishing Season Pass is available for $125.  This entitles the holder to fish all season from November 23, 2021 thorugh April 10, 2022.

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You're Invited !!

Proposition 68 Regional Grant Community Meeting

Wednesday, December 8, 2021   11am-12pm

Buena VIsta Lake - Main Camp Area Playground

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2022 Boat Permits are now available,

for All Lakes and Lake Isabella.

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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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 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