CAMP AT THE
KERN RIVER's Edge
TO KERN RIVER'S EDGE
Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat is situated along the banks of the Kern River, allowing you immediate river access for camping, RV'ing, fishing or whitewater rafting. We are a high-desert park, located at about 2,700' elevation, with riverfront RV and tent camping options.
Site amenities include a limited number of RV power and water hook-ups, campfire rings with cook-top lids, picnic tables, potable water spigots located throughout the park, and a nice shady pet run. We are known for our clean park and sparkling restrooms! Top-rated concierge customer service includes firewood and ice deliveries if requested, and knowledgeable, helpful, friendly camp staff. We are a pet-friendly park.
Park guests have use of on-site horseshoes, shuffleboard, volleyball and frisbee golf, plus giant Jenga and Connect 4, or you can simply relax in our shady Grove after a great day of adventures on the Kern River.
At Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat we often play host venue to groups such as youth groups, outdoor education schools, church retreats, motorcycle and off-road clubs, and scout outings. Group sites, sites for families to more intimate sites for couples, we have an ideal RV or tent camp site for you. You can rent our entire park, if you plan early enough!
We have a full service
Positioned along the banks of the Kern River, in Kernville, California, Kern River’s Edge Campground Retreat is one of the most popular RV and tent camping destinations in Southern California, so reserve early! Book Kern River camping online or call us today at (760) 376-6553 to reserve your campsite by phone!
Kernville is geographically located between Southern California, Yosemite and Death Valley, offering easy access to world-class whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Kern River, plus epic mountain biking on the famed Cannell Trail. Enjoy nearby Lake Isabella for access to boating, jet skiing, paddle boarding, fishing, windsurfing and swimming. Off-road enthusiasts can access miles of trails right across the road from our park. Winter sports like skiing and snowboarding are a 20-minute drive away.
Our Kern River camp is privately owned and has 45+ spacious sites (map). KRE’s spacious, camp sites are ideal for RV's or tents and boast sparkling, deluxe restrooms, hot showers, handy drinking water spigots, picnic tables and fire rings. We are a generator-friendly park and generator use follows quiet hours. RV sites are back-in. We are a pet-friendly park.
Motorhomes - Trailers - 5th Wheels - Tent Trailers - Truck Campers - Camper Vans - Tents - Rooftop Tents
Kern River’s Edge Campground Retreat has all your favorite camping amenities and is located one hour east of Bakersfield and just two miles north of Kernville, California on Sierra Way.
Our ideal location on the Kern River and nearby Lake Isabella makes catering to fly fishing, anglers, whitewater rafting enthusiasts, mountain bikers, climbers, and water sport enthusiasts our specialty. The grassy grove offers a quiet place to relax after a great day of adventure.
Concierge camping available along the edge of the Wild and Scenic Kern River.