Events Calendar 2017

March 28th and 29th   27th Keysville Classic mountain bike races.

The 26th Annual Isabella Lake Fishing Derby will be held on March 28, 29, & 30th. This year people who enter will have a definite chance in winning money. The prizes are for the longest trout caught (1) $5,000,(2) 4,000, (3) 3,000, (4) 2,000, (5) 1,000, (6) 900, (7) 800, (8) 700, (9) 600, & (10) 500 . This will  guarantee a payout of $18,500.
For additional information call (760) 379-5236 or e-mail  



Annual Kern River Whitewater Festival: Riverside Park, Kernville.  10:00AM 760-376-37



First weekend in May. Annual Sirretta Street Yard Sale! Kernville Chamber of Commerce: 760-376-2629


Memorial Day Weekend: Annual Spring Arts and Crafts Fair: Circle Park in Kernville. Kern River Valley Art Association 760-378-4109.


Annual Kern River Valley Classic Car Show: Kernville 9:00 am -4:00 pm. Rotary Club (760)378-3888.



Whitewater Wednesday (Weather Permitting): Riverside Park, Kernville. Kernville Chamber of Commerce: 760-376-2629.


27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby: Wofford Heights Park. FREE for all kids. Info call Elaine Johnson (760)417-0950.


Havilah Days: Come check out the old mining community and celebrate the small-town rural life. More info call (661)867-2552


Annual Sequoia National Forest South Butterfly Count: Kern River Preserve. Info at or (760)382-1260.



Annual Firework Extravaganza: Saturday July 4th. Celebrate Independence Day with a beautiful display of fireworks. Starting approximately 9:00 pm over Engineers Point Isabella Lake. KRVCC (760)379-5236


Nuui Cunni Fourth of July Gathering: Nuui Cunni Native American Cultural Center and Museum, French Gulch Recreation Area. Entertainment, Indian Tacos, Farmers Market, demonstrations and museum tour. (760)549-0800.



Annual Rubber Duckie Race: Bet on your own rubber duck crossing the finish line first as it heads down the Kern River. Riverside Park, Kernville. Exchange Club (760)379-7785 or (760)376-4790.


Rotary Gold Tournament Fundraiser: Kern Valley Golf Course 9:00am-2:00 pm. Rotary Club of KRV (760)417-1008.


River Rhythms: Every Friday night in August. 6:30-9:00pm. Riverside Park, Kernville. For Concert details visit:



Labor Day Sierra Fall Arts & Crafts Festival: Located at Circle Park in Kernville 7:00 am - 5:00 pm. KRV Art Association (760)379-2844.


Annual Pride Day: 3rd weekend in September~ A day to clean up the valley and show your pride. T-shits & BBQ sponsored by Thomas Refuse (760)379-2618


Kern River Rock n Blues Fest: Last weekend in September.  Located at Frandy Campground in Kernville. Come and enjoys some great food and music. For more info call Frandy Campground (760)376-6483


Peddlers Faire: Family Life Center Gym, Wofford Heights.  Call Jeanette Rogers Erickson 760-417-2555.



Whiskey Flat Fall Festival: Last weekend in October.  Live music, pumpkin patch, Indian Encampment, food, haunted maze, and fun. Kernville Chamber of Commerce: 760-376-2629.


Annual Kernville Rod Run: Kickin' Back in Kernville": 2nd weekend in October. Located in Riverside Park in Kernville.  For more info call (909)754-5270.


Annual Kernville Fat Tire Festival:. Kernville more info call (800)861-6553.



Small business Saturday Shop Hop. Kernville Chamber of Commerce: 760-376-2629.


28th Annual Jr. Pheasant Hunt: Located on Hanning Flat. Two hunts daily, 7:30 am / 12:30 pm. KRV Fish & Game Habitat Club, More info call (760) 376-3178


37th Annual Christmas Parade: Last Saturday in November, Located on Lake Isabella Blvd. 11:00 am. The theme this year is, "A Storybook Christmas." Entry forms can be printed online and mailed in by November 19th. KRVCC (760)379-5236.



Christmas in Kernville. Circle Park. Starts the first weekend in December. Santa in the Park, Parade of Giving, Christmas Caroling and Live Nativity Scene.  For more information call the Kernville Chamber of Commerce: 760-376-2629. 



   Kern River Fish Hatchery                                                                   

   Lake Isabella Fishing Derby  $20,000.00 Prize Winnings   

   Kern River Flyfishing Guides

   Flyfishing Troutfitters
   Southern Sierra Fly Fishing Club 


   Kern River Whitewater Festival – April

   Mountain & River Adventures

   11113 Kernville Road




   Sierra South

   11300 Kernville Road



​   (800)457-2082

   Kern River Corp./So Cal Rafting

   11101 Kernville Road 



   Kern River Outfitters

   6602 Wofford Heights Blvd.

   Wofford Heights


   Kern River Tours

   2712 Mayfair

   Lake Isabella (760)379-4616

   Whitewater Voyages

   11306 Kernville Road




   Bird Watching - Nature Walks

   Kern River Bird Preserve
   Nature Ali-Nature Festivals/Wildflowers


   Keysville Gold Mining


   Inner Tubing      



   Fish Hatchery

   Kern River Fish Hatchery


   Ghost Town

   Silver City Ghost Town
   3829 Lake Isabella Blvd.
   (760) 379-5146



   Hiking Club - Kern River Valley Hiking Club-Schedule


   Trail of 1000 Giants (Giant Sequoia Grove)


   Natural Water Slides/Tubs                  

   Domeland Wilderness Area

   Kern Historical Landmark Listing

   Sequoia National Park Website 

   Keysville Recreation Area - Hiking, Mountain Biking (Keysville Classic -  Mountain Bike Race –  March)

   Fishing, Off-road motorcycle/ATV trails, Raft Launch Sites, Prospecting, Horseback Riding

   Areas for Day Hiking at Kern River Ranger District:

   Alaska Flat Trail    Albanita Trail    Badger Gap Trail    Bald Mtn Trail   Bartolas  Trail              

   Beach Meadow Trail    Beach Ridge Trail    Bear Trap Trail   Beck Meadow Trail                        

   Big Meadow Trail    Bitter Creek Trail    Blackrock Mountain Trail    Blackrock Station Trail          

   Blackrock Trailhead    BLM Long Valley Trail    Bohna Ridge Trail    Bonita Flat Trail

   Boone Mdw Trail    Breckenridge Campground    Bright Star Trail    Brown Meadow Trail

   Bull Run Trail    Cabin Spur Trail    Campground Connector Trail    Cane Meadow Trail

   Cannell Meadow Trail   Cedar Cyn Trail    Cold Springs Trail    Coso Mine Loop Trail

   Dark Cyn Trail    Deadwood Trail    Deer Mtn. Trail    Democrat (accessible) Trail

   Domeland Trail    Dry Meadow Trail    Durrwood Creek Trail    Dutch Flat Trail

   Flynn Canyon Trail    Forest Highway 90 Trail    Granite/broder Cutoff Trail

   Granite/broder Trail   Grouse Trail    Haiwee Trail    Hobo Campground    Hobo Fishing Trail

   Hogeye Trail    Hooker Trail    Horton Trail    Isabella Peak Lookout Trail   Jackass Creek Trail

   Jackass Peak Trail    Just Outstanding Trail    Kennedy Meadows Campground     

   Kern Canyon Trail    Kern River Trail   Kern River Trail to Democrat    Lander's Meadow Trail      

   Liebel Peak Trail   Lion Meadow Trail (KR)    Little Cannell Trail    Little Dry Meadow Trail   

   Little Horse Mdw Trail    Lookout Trail    Lost Meadow Trail   Mahogany Trail

   Manter Creek Trail    Manter North Trail    Mill Creek Trail    North Meadow Trail    

   Oak Flat Lookout Trail    Pacific Crest Trail Section 1  

   Pacific Crest Trail from Kennedy Meadows Trailhead   Pack Station Trail   Paloma Mdw Trail    

   Patch Corner Trail    Pine Flat Trail    Portuguese Trail    Potato Patch Trail   Powerhouse Trail    

   Rattlesnake Creek Trail     Remington Ridge Trail   River Trail   Salmon Creek Trail    

   Schaeffer Meadow Trail    Scodie Trail    Sherman Pass Trail   Sherman Peak Trail    

   Smith Meadow Trail    South Manter Trail    Split Mountain Trail   Stark Trail    Sunday Peak Trail    

   Telephone Ridge Trail    Tobias Creek Trail   True Meadow Trail    Unal Interpretive Trail    

   Upper Dry Lake Trail   Whiskey Flat Trail   Willow Gulch Trail    Woodpecker Trail    

​   Woodward Peak Trail    Woolstalf Meadow Trail 



   French Gulch Marina 

   North Fork Marina
   Lake Isabella - Wind Speed (knots) 


   Kern Valley Museum
   49 Big Blue Road
   Thursday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
   (760) 376-6683

   Maturango Museum
   100 E Las Flores Avenue
   Ridgecrest, CA
   (760) 375-6900

   CALM – California Living Museum

   10500 Alfred Harrell Highway                                                                


   Native American Cultural Center

   Nuui Cunni Cultural Center


   KERN VALLEY GOLF COURSE – (760)376-2828 / Kernville


   MT. MESA LANES –  (760)379-3181 / Mt. Mesa

   Mountain Biking

   Southern Sierra Fat Tire Association – Area events and calendar 



   REEL CINEMA – (760)376-3030 / Wofford Heights 

   Kern River Valley Restaurants and Dining - Listed Alphabetically:

   AIRPORT CAFE - 376-2852 / Kernville                                            

   B&B BBQ - 376-2525 / Kernville

   BURGER KING - 379-5105 / Lake Isabella

   CHATTERBOX CAFE - 376-3400 / Wofford Heights

   CHARLIE'S DELI - 376-2322 / Wofford Heights

   CHERYL'S DINER - 376-6131 / Kernville


   THE CRACKED EGG - 376-8822 / Kernville

   DAM KORNER #1 - 379-8770 / Lake Isabella

   EL PORTAL MEXICAN FOOD - 379-1811 / Lake Isabella

   EL PORTAL MEXICAN GRILL - 379-2279 / Mt. Mesa

   EL RIO'S - 376-3246 / Kernville

   EL RIO's - 379-3663 / Lake Isabella

   GREENHORN GRILL - 376-8900 / Alta Sierra

   JOHNNY McNALLY'S FAIRVIEW LODGE - 376-2430 / Fairview 

   KERN RIVER BREWING COMPANY- 376-2337 / Kernville

   LOK'S GARDEN RESTAURANT - 379-2718 / Lake Isabella

   LOS PALOMO'S - 379-5343 / Lake Isabella

   McDONALD'S - / Lake Isabella

   NELDA'S DINER - 379-8448 / Lake Isabella

   OUR PLACE - 379-6333 / Lake Isabella

   PARADISE COVE - 379-2719 / Paradise Cove

   PIZZA BARN - 376-1856 / Kernville

   PIZZA FACTORY - 379-5605 / Lake Isabella

   PRIMO'S DELI - 376-2555 / Kernville

   SUBWAY/LITTLE CAESARS /TACO DEL MAR - 379-4681 / Lake Isabella

   SIERRA VISTA RESTAURANT - 378-2923 / Weldon

   THAT'S ITALIAN - 376-6020 / Kernville




   BIG BLUE BEAR - 376-2442 / Kernville

   BUZZARD GULCH TRADING POST - 376-1223 / Kernville

   GHOST TOWN RELICS - 379-5146 / Lake Isabella

   KEN MONDS - 376-6400 / Wofford Heights

   KERNVILLE ANTIQUES & GIFTS - 376-2239 / Kernville 

   LAH-DE-DAH - 376-6704 / Kernville

   THE MOTHER LODE - 376-3384 / Kernville 

   MUSTARD SEED RANCH - 376-1095 / Wofford Heights

   ROBIN'S NEST - 376-2871 / Wofford Heights

   SCOTT TRADING COMPANY - 376-2700 / Wofford Heights

   TIMELESS TREASURES - 376-8626 / Wofford Heights


   Markets/Grocery Stores


   CHARLIE'S WOFFORD HEIGHTS MARKET - 376-2322 / Wofford Heights

   ISABELLA SUPER MARKET - 379-8222 / Lake Isabella

   SIERRA GATEWAY MARKET - 378-2207 / Southlake

   SIERRA GATEWAY MARKET - 376-2424 / Kernville

   VON'S - 379-4461 / Lake Isabella

   Dollar General / Wofford Heights


   Hot Springs


   Remington/Miracle Hot Springs -                                                            
   Driving directions: From Bakersfield, take Highway 178 east. 4 miles from Lake Isabella, take      

   Borel Road right to Old Canyon Road. Go 2 miles downriver to Miracle Hot Springs.

   From Lake Isabella, travel 4 miles down Highway 178 and follow the above directions.


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