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At the southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountain range & next to the Mojave Desert, this region is considerably dryer than the rest of the Sierra's. Rocks & soils found on Point Reyes in San Francisco match exactly with those found in this Tehachapi region. Just goes to show you, the earth moves in California.
elevation: 3973'
population: 12,630
zip code: 93561


mountain valley with pinyon pine forest

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Kern County
E of Bakersfield
on Hwy 58




  • backpacking
  • camping
  • mountain biking
  • off-roading
  • horseback riding
  • golf
  • cycling
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Sequoia National Forest
  • Jawbone Canyon OHV
  • Tejon Ranch
  • Bright Star Wilderness
  • Tomo-Kahni State Historic Park
  • Horse Canyon Mojave
  • Red Rock Canyon State Park
  • Bright Lake
  • Onyx Ranch SVRA

  • Bodfish-Caliente Road


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