Hobo Campground

Area Status: Closed

Hobo Campground is on the Lower Kern River southwest of Lake Isabella. It has 23 individual family sites. Maximum of 22 foot RV length, but is unsuitable for trailers. Vault toilets available onsite. No water available. This campground in by reservation only

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-376-3781
Operational Hours: Open year round.
Reservations: Reservations can be made at recreation.gov.
Fees: $28/Night for single unit, $7/Night for extra vehicle(s) $30 a night on holiday weekends.
Permit Info: Campfire Permits Required
Open Season: Late May - Year Round
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Unsuitable for trailers.
Closest Towns: Lake Isabella and Bakersfield
Water: No
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Lake Isabella Visitor Center 760-379-5646

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 34 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Fishing is open year round on the lower Kern River.

Fishing licenses are required for persons over the age of 16 years.

Status: Open

Day Hiking

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