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Sequoia NF Kern River
Sequoia NF Kern River
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Los Padres NF: South
Los Padres NF: South
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Sierra Nevada Topo
Sierra Nevada Topo
elevation: 408' population: 295,536 zip code: 93301


agricultural city in large flat valley, with oil nearby

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Kern County
near Sequoia National Forest
Hwy 99 @ jct. Hwy 178 & 58




  • Backpacking
  • Back Roads Exploration
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Biking
  • Kayaking
  • Museums
  • Kern River Parkway Bike Trail
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Kern River
  • Carrizo Plain National Monument
  • Los Padres National Forest
  • Bitter Creek Wildlife Refuge
  • Kern River Parkway - Bike Path
  • Kern County Museum
  • CALM: California Living Museum
  • bakersfield campgrounds

    Boulder Gulch - Lake Isabella
    Camp 3 Campground - Kern River
    Fairview Kern River Campground
    Hobo Campground - Lower Kern
    Fort Tejon Camping - Grapevine
    McGill Campground - Mt Pinos

    tent camping

    nickname: Bako or B-town
    The southern gateway to the Central San Joaquin Valley, where a good percentage of our food is grown in the U.S. Driving northbound on Interstate 5, Tejon Ranch welcomes you to Kern County & then Bako is off in the distance, via Hwy 99.

    nearby towns:
    Pine Mountain
    Wofford Heights
    Frazier Park
    Alta Sierra
    Lake Isabella
    California Hot Springs
    local links:

    Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
    1725 Eye St. Bakersfield, CA 93301

    Lassen's Natural Foods
    NPR: KVPR FM 89.1
    Grimmway Organic Arvin
    Cal Organic Farms
    Second Amendment Sports
    Bob's Bait Bucket
    Real Kern County
    Valley Air & Pollution
    Rec Solar
    High Speed Rail

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