Activities and Amenities
|Within 10 Miles|
Your shopping cart has expired and your items will soon be reservable by others. Check out now to reserve the items in your cart.
Your shopping cart is about to expire and your items will soon be reservable by others. Check out now to reserve the items in your cart.
Attention: Water in short supply, please use water wisely.
GOLDLEDGE CAMPGROUND, CA
part ofSequoia National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sun Sep 13 2015 Season Dates
OverviewGoldledge Campground is situated along the Kern River, 10 miles north of the town of Kernville. Hiking, fishing, kayaking and rafting are popular activities.
The campground sits within Sequoia National Forest at an elevation of 3,200 feet in an open area with limited shade, overlooking the Kern Wild and Scenic River. Gray pine, scrub oak, grasses and shrubs cling to steep, canyon walls along the river, and cottonwoods and willows dot the riverbanks.
Hiking, fishing, kayaking and rafting are popular activities in the Upper Kern River area. Click here to learn more about the area, including safety and permitting requirements and a listing of local outfitters.
The campground offers single-family sites, some of which are designated for walk-to tent camping only. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water.
The Cannell Meadow National Recreation Trail begins just north of Kernville. The trail stretches 11.5 miles as it climbs through mixed pine and fir forest to Cannell Meadow and a historic Forest Service cabin built between 1904 and 1909. Hikers are awarded beautiful views of the Kern River Valley along the trip.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Due to the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Help protect our forests by purchasing or collecting firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Click here for more information.
This facility is operated by Sequoia Recreation, a division of California Land Management and comments are welcome; comment forms are available from campground hosts or online.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From 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 10 miles north on Sierra Way (Mountain 99) to the campground.
Mailing Address:GOLDLEDGE CAMPGROUND
PO BOX 1640
KERNVILLE CA 93238
Phone Number:Information: (760)376-1815