Hospital Flat Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

At 3,000 foot elevation along the North Fork of the Kern River, Hospital Flat Campground offers 40 individual family units, and 1 accessible group unit with ramp. Maximum 30 foot RV and trailer length. Paved access roads. Bathrooms and water available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-549-9533
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fees $28/Night. $7 for additional vehicles. $30/Night on holiday weekends.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Camping and campfires within 25 feet of the water's edge are prohibited due to Kern River's Wild and Scenic Designation.
Closest Towns: Kernville
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Kernville Ranger Station

General Information

Directions: Off of Highway 99 in Bakersfield, take Highway 178 East, to Lake Isabella From Lake Isabella take Highway 155 around the west side of the lake to the town of Kernville. From Kernville go north on Sierra Way (Mountain 99) 6.5 miles to the campground.

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