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Welcome to the Kern County Parks and Recreation Reservation Website.

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Lake Webb One Day Closure - Lake Webb and the Day Use Boat Ramp will be CLOSED to the public on Saturday, March 21, 2020 for a special event.

Special Event Announcement:  Saturday, March 21, 2020 the National Water Ski Racing Association will conduct their "Sping Open" event. 

The event includes water ski racing, customer car show, boat show and food vendor. 

Spectators are welcome!! All normal BVARA applicable fees will be charged at the entry gate.

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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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2019-2020 Trout Fishing Season beginning November 26, 2019 through April 12, 2020.

Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area-Lake Evans will be stocked with Mt. Lassen's Rainbow Trout .

The next trout plant is scheduled for the week of December 9, 2019.

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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 &ndash TAFT HIGHWAY, YOU MIGHT EXPERIENCE A DELAY DRIVING TO BUENA VISTA AQUATIC RECREATION AREA and CAMPGROUND. TO AVOID A DELAY IN ARRIVING, WE SUGGEST THE FOLLOWING ALTERNATE ROUTE DIRECTIONS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.

 

 Alternate Route directions from I-5:

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·           West on Union Road to S. Enos Lane   

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