Breckenridge Campground

Area Status: Open

Breckenridge Campground is the only campground on Breckenridge mountain that offers picnic tables and vault restrooms. This campground is unsuitable for trailers, but offers a rustic experience for camping, hunting, or just exploring.

No Water available; Pack out all trash

Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call (760) 376-3781
Reservations: No reservation required
Fees: Free of charge.
Permit Info: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves.
Open Season: May - November
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Bakersfield and Lake Isabella
Water: None
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lake Isabella Visitor Center

General Information


From Bakersfield, go 30 miles east on Breckenridge Road (Country Road 218/ Forest Road 28S06).

Breckenridge road is paved all the way across Breckenridge mountain, but is narrow in most areas. Roads that fork off of Breckenridge road are dirt forest roads, such as the road that takes you to Breckenridge campground.


Parking at the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

High elevation camping, hunting, and hiking.

General Info:


Parking at the campground.

No. of Sites 22 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None
Open Season: May-November
Fees: Free of charge
Reservation info: No reservations
Permit: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves.
Best Season: Summer

Day Hiking

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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6,600 ft.