Things to Do

Fish Hatchery

Kernville River Tours

Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Kern River Ranger District:

Alaska Flat TrailAlbanita TrailBadger Gap Trail •    Bald Mtn TrailBartolas  TrailBeach Meadow TrailBeach Ridge TrailBear Trap TrailBeck Meadow Trail •  Big Meadow Trail Bitter Creek TrailBlackrock Mountain TrailBlackrock Station TrailBlackrock TrailheadBLM Long Valley TrailBohna Ridge TrailBonita Flat TrailBoone Mdw TrailBreckenridge CampgroundBright Star TrailBrown Meadow Trail •  Bull Run TrailCabin Spur Trail • Campground Connector TrailCane Meadow TrailCannell Meadow TrailCedar Cyn TrailCold Springs TrailCoso Mine Loop TrailDark Cyn TrailDeadwood TrailDeer Mtn. TrailDemocrat (accessible) TrailDomeland TrailDry Meadow TrailDurrwood Creek TrailDutch Flat TrailFlynn Canyon Trail • Forest Highway 90 Trail    Granite/broder Cutoff TrailGranite/broder TrailGrouse TrailHaiwee TrailHobo CampgroundHobo Fishing TrailHogeye TrailHooker TrailHorton TrailIsabella Peak Lookout TrailJackass Creek TrailJackass Peak TrailJust Outstanding TrailKennedy Meadows CampgroundKern Canyon TrailKern River TrailKern River Trail to DemocratLander's Meadow TrailLiebel Peak TrailLion Meadow Trail (KR)Little Cannell Trail • Little Dry Meadow TrailLittle Horse Mdw TrailLookout Trail • Lost Meadow TrailMahogany TrailManter Creek TrailManter North TrailMill Creek TrailNorth Meadow TrailOak Flat Lookout TrailPacific Crest Trail Section 1Pacific Crest Trail from Kennedy Meadows Trailhead •   Pack Station Trail •  Paloma Mdw TrailPatch Corner TrailPine Flat TrailPortuguese Trail •  Potato Patch Trail  • Powerhouse TrailRattlesnake Creek TrailRemington Ridge TrailRiver TrailSalmon Creek TrailSchaeffer Meadow TrailScodie Trail • Sherman Pass TrailSherman Peak TrailSmith Meadow TrailSouth Manter TrailSplit Mountain Trail • Stark TrailSunday Peak TrailTelephone Ridge TrailTobias Creek TrailTrue Meadow TrailUnal Interpretive TrailUpper Dry Lake TrailWhiskey Flat TrailWillow Gulch Trail • Woodpecker TrailWoodward Peak TrailWoolstalf Meadow Trail 

Kernville Hiking

Kernville Hiking

Restaurant's Loved and well recommended by previous guests

There are lots of great restaurants in town - just ask us. Most don't require reservations, but on busy summer nights, it's a good idea to get them. Restaurants are 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
  • CHEYENNE'S STAGE STOP RESTAURANT - 376-2902 / River Kern
  • 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

Kernville River Tours



Antiques

There are lots of great restaurants in town - just ask us. Most don't require reservations, but on busy summer nights, it's a good idea to get them. Restaurants are listed alphabetically.

  • 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

Kernville River Tours

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

Isabella Super Market

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.

Remington/Miracle Hot Springs