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Near the community of Fairview, CA this precious little Sierra resort was a gem on the Kern River. The whole property was destroyed during the McNally Wildfire in July 2002. Bummer! Make sure you visit these kinda places before they are all gone. Be extremely safe with flames & any fire in the back country.

End to Road's End - a photo dedication to the memory of the small resort

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elevation: 3100' population: zip code: 93238


granite river canyon

View Upper Kern River in a larger map

Tulare County
N of Kernville
on Sierra Way, N Kern River



  • backpacking
  • biking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • river rafting
  • mountain biking
  • McNally Fire / McNalley Wild Fire
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Kern River
  • Domeland Wilderness
  • Golden Trout Wilderness
  • roads end campgrounds

    Fairview Campground
    Goldledge Campground
    Hospital Flat Campground
    Kern River Camping Fairview

    tent camping

    Located right on the Upper Kern River, the quaint "Road's End Lodge" had a number of cute cottages, painted green with river rock accents. Lush vegetation overhung the Sierra Hwy w/ plenty parking on both sides of the road. The small market & burger stand were open most weekends, but all is lost to the devastating wildfire that ripped through this Kern canyon in mid-2002.

    nearby towns:
    Kennedy Meadows
    California Hot Springs
    local links:

    Kernville Chamber of Commerce
    11447 Kernville Rd. Kernville, CA 93238

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    Upper Kern Run
    Historic Keysville CA
    Forks of the Kern
    Cruise Up the Kern
    Dedication Photos for Roads End CA

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