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Welcome to the Kern County Parks Division's web site. Here you will find locations and facilities to meet your needs from kayaking to company picnics,
from weddings to outdoor adventures, from water skiing to service club meetings and much more.
We invite you to learn about our many parks and buildings and how they add to the quality of life in Kern County.
Escape the Heat: Cooling Center Information and Current Status
Senior citizens and others at risk from extreme heat can find relief at cooling centers across Kern County. Cooling center information will be updated daily.
New Reservation Policy Announced (PDF)
Changes will be effective beginning August 1, 2017
Share Your Thoughts on a Vision for Hart Park (1,286K PDF)
Attend one of three community meetings, or send us an email with your ideas for the future of Hart Park.
Comparte Tus Ideas sobre la Vision para mejorar Hart Park
Spray Parks are now open daily from 12:00-7:00 pm
at Pioneer Park and Mojave Park
Casa Loma Spray Park is open daily from 12:00-5:00 pm
due to water restrictions
Special Events at Lake Ming - 2017 (264K )
The Parks Division strives to do the best job possible in serving our customers. Comments and suggestions for improvement are always appreciated!
The Kern County Parks and Recreation Division manages 8 regional parks, 40 neighborhood parks and 25 public buildings, supervises three golf courses and landscapes 76 county buildings. Our facilities include fishing lakes, Veterans, Senior, Community and Recreation Buildings, group and individual campgrounds, boating, sailing, a soccer park and museums.
Parks and Recreation Master Plan - Adopted 7/6/10 (PDF)
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