Things To Do while in the Kern River Valley
Whether you’re coming to visit the Sequoia National Forest, see the Joshua trees of Walker Pass or enjoying the babbling waters of the Kern River, there’s no shortage of fun! Nature Sequoia National Park (Trail of 100 Giants), Peppermint Creek Falls, South Creek Falls, Dry Creek Meadow (Seven Tea Cups), Brush Creek Falls, Fish Hatchery, Kern River Preserve, South Fork Wild life Area, Remington Hot Springs (open year round), Greenhorn Mountains, Alta Sierra Ski Resort, Shirley Meadows, Kennedy Meadows, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing, stargazing, bird watching, butterfly migrations (Monarchs, Painted Ladies and Swallowtails), wildflowers (Poppies and Lupine in March and April), C.A.L.M. Zoo and Garden (Bakersfield).
Kern River Valley Historical
Silver City Ghost Town (Bodfish), Kernville Museum, Nuui Cunni Native American Cultural Center (Lake Isabella), Old Kernville Cemetery (Wofford Heights), Cottage Grove Cemetery (Onyx), Keyesville Cemetery.
Kern River Valley Outdoor Sport
Mountain biking, bike park, hunting, gun range (Cyrus Canyon), Kern River Archery range (Lake Isabella), fly fishing, Kern River rafting, kayaking, jet skiing, boating, skiing, snowboarding, OHV Hiking, Biking, Paddle, Mountain Climbing, Wind and Winter Sport info: www.kernriversierra.com
Kern River Valley Events
February: Whiskey Flat Days. March: Casino Night, Keyesville Classic Mountain Bike Race. April: Isabella Lake Fishing Derby: May: Kernville Classic Car Show and Siretta Street Sale, Historical Society’s History Days.June: Kids Fishing Derby, Havilah Days. July: Fireworks Extravaganza, Butterfly Count. August: River Rhythms, Rubber Ducky Race. September: FishStock Music Festival, Turkey Vulture Festival, Rock N Blues Fest October:Rod Run Car Show, Fat Tire Mountain Bike Festival, Golf Tournament, Kernville Fall Festival. November: Jr. Peasant Hunt. December: Christmas in Kernville, South Fork Wildlife Preserve Bird Count. April - October: Ghost Hunts and Lantern Tours, Memorial and Labor Day Weekends: Sierra Arts and Crafts Festival. Monthly: Stargazing Party. KRV Master Calendar: www.krvcalendar.org.