Lower Richbar Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is a consessionaire managed day use area.  Managed by California Land Management, it is located approximately 20 miles northeast of Bakersfield along State Highway 178 adjacent to the lower Kern River.  It has a paved road, picnic tables, toilets, and dumpsters. There is no potable water available. The elevation is 1,400 ft.  It is open May to September.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-549-9533
Operational Hours: 6:00am until 10:00pm daily.
Reservations: No reservations. First-come first-served basis only.
Fees $10 per day.
Permit Info: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves.
Open Season: May - undefined
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: No overnight camping.
Closest Towns: Bakersfield, or Lake Isabella
Water: No
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Southern Sierra Pass required.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lake Isabella Visitor Center

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