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.
mountain valley with pinyon pine forest
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E of Bakersfield
on Hwy 58
parks, forests, rivers & lakes:
Red Rock Canyon State Park
Jawbone Canyon Camping
Indian Hill Ranch & RV Park
Brite Lake Camping
Tehachapi Mountain Park
Mountain Valley RV Park
mountain town with the most southern Sierra pass: easy access from Mojave Desert to the Central Valley; restaurants & shopping, few lodges.
Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce
209 E. Tehachapi Blvd., Tehachapi, CA 93581
Weiser Family Farms
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Tehachapi Wind Farm
Real Kern County
Mountain Valley Airport
Sequoia National Forest Map
Jawbone Canyon Map
Knaus Apple Ranch
Skylark North Glider Flights
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