Kern County is actively responding to COVID-19.

  • Lake Isabella

    Lake Isabella

    Licensed to Kern County

  • Kern River

    Kern River

    Photo by Amy Nelson

  • Hart Park

    Hart Park

    Photo by Christine Hesse

  • Wildflowers near Arvin

    Wildflowers near Arvin

    Licensed to Kern County

  • Kayaking on the Kern River

    Kayaking on the Kern River

    Licensed to Kern County

  • Ming Lake

    Lake Ming

    Photo by Greg Worthing

  • Off-Roading in Kern County

    Off-Roading in the Desert

    Licensed to Kern County

Due to COVID19 restrictions, no further reservations are being accepted for Kern River Campground and Buena Vista Campground. First come/first serve, walk-up camping and overflow camping will not be available at the campgrounds at this time.


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    Kern County Parks Update and Plans

    Parks are a priority in Kern County and we want to share updates on what we've done to keep our parks ready for use and what we have planned in the future. Please take a few moments to learn about our beautiful Kern County Parks.

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