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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

 NO CASH ACCEPTED at  Buena Vista Campground and Day Use area

Only Debit or Credit Card Accepted 

It is the responsibility of the campsite renter to ensure that all visitors joining your campsite are aware that BV Campground and Park does not accept cash for 2nd vehicles, overnight parking/camping, boating, dogs or any additional fees at the gate.    

NO CASH ACCEPTED. 

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TROUT FISHING SEASON 2022-2023

The next trout plant will be during the week of December 12, 2022.  Lake Evans will be closed the day of the trout plant and will re-open for fishing the following day.

The opening day of Buena Vista - Lake Evans Trout Fishing Season is November 22, 2022 and continues until April 9, 2023.

As a reminder - NO CASH IS ACCEPTED AT THE GATE. Credit/Debit card ONLY!!

************************************* If you check into your previously reserved campsite after hours please return to the gate by 9am the next day to check-in.

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ANNOUNCING!!

NEW - TRAILER RENTALS with campsite now available at Buena Vista Campground.

Please visit our reservations website and use the tab " TRAILER RENTALS @ BVARA for more information and to book your trailer.

You can also call 661-868-7000 or 661-868-7025 for assistance in booking your trailer rental.

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ATTENTION !!

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT  BATHROOMS/SHOWERS

There will be a construction project taking place at Kern River Campground September 12, 2022 through March 10, 2023.  No showers will be available during this time. Portable Toilets will be available.

 

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2022 Boat Permits and Buena Vista Annual Entry Permits are now available.

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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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Veteran's Discount Passes:  The reservation cannot be booked online when using a Veteran's pass.  The pass holder must call the Parks Admin or BV gate to book a reservation to receive the Veteran's discount.

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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