Golf Courses

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The Kern County Parks Division owns and oversees the management of three golf courses: the Buena Vista Golf Course, the Kern River Golf Course, and the North Kern Golf Course. Golf in Kern County is a natural because our climate allows year-round play. Our golf courses offer a great value in terms of quality of the courses and the very affordable green fees. Come and enjoy!

Buena Vista Golf Course

The Buena Vista Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72, 6,688 yard course built on hilly terrain. Every hole on the course is different, and many holes are lined with eucalyptus and pine trees. There are no water hazards.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk


10256 Golf Course Road
Taft, CA 93268

(Two Miles West of Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area)
(661) 763-5124

Kern River Golf Course

The Kern River Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72, 6,458-yard course also in hilly terrain overlooking the Kern River and Lake Ming in the Kern River County Park. It's a beautiful park setting with tree-lined fairways.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk


Rudal Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93306

(Next to Lake Ming)
(661) 872-5128

North Kern Golf Course

The North Kern Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72, 6,754-yard course with well-maintained greens surrounded by bunkers. There are no water hazards, but it features long par 4 holes, most notably the 16th, a long hole with a small green.

Hours: Dawn to Dusk


17412 Quality Road
Bakersfield, CA 93308

(15 Minutes North of Bakersfield)
(661) 399-0347