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Kern Canyon Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Kern Canyon Trail(31E75) is 12.5 miles long. It begins at Pearl Harbor Dr. and ends at the Badger Gap Trail(31E76). Near Delonegha. The trail is open for the following uses: Motorcycle Trail Riding, hiking, and mountain biking.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-376-3781.
Reservations: No reservations required.
Fees Free of charge.
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Tread Lightly- Don't create or use switchbacks. Pack In- Pack Out.
Closest Towns: Lake Isabella
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service



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Day Hiking

The trail begins at Pearl Harbor Drive in Keyesville Recreation Area. There are gradual elevation changes as the trail parallels the Kern River through open hillsides of grass and oak trees. There can be excellent wildflower displays along this trail from mid-March to late April. Intermediate riders.

Status: Open
Fees: Free of charge.
Reservation info: No reservations required.
Permit: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves during fire season.
Best Season: Summer

OHV Riding & Camping

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