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RV Dump Stations & Mobile Pump near Kern River

Updated: Sep 30, 2023

Planning a camping trip to the Kern River and need to know where you can dump your RV waste around the Kernville, CA area? We have RV Dump Station answers for you!

Knowing where the closest Kern River dump stations are located is part of an RV owner's quest to seek out adventure and beautiful, outdoor spaces.

We recommend the following two RV dump station options for recreational vehicles owners who visit Kern River's Edge Campground in Kernville, CA, whether you're staying with us for a long weekend or for the whole month.

RV Dump Station

The closest and easiest to access RV Dump Station to Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat is located just under five miles south of Kernville, on Sierra Way. Right up the street from our camp! This facility is called "Camp 9" campground and is a primitive, Forest Service campground located at 8547 Sierra Way, Kernville CA 93238.

Drive down the long driveway into Camp 9, towards Lake Isabella, and the dump station is immediately on the left, across from the Camp Host site. Use your credit card, dump and go. It's easy!

Access to the Camp 9 facility is available daily, and year-round.

Mobile RV Dump Station

If you are looking for a mobile service such as a honey-wagon for RV pumping, call Rob @ General Plumbing. Rob's phone number is 760-549-9890. General Plumbing requires a 1-day notice to get you on their schedule and the fee is $50 per RV. Please call during 9am-5pm business hours.

On-Site Restrooms & Showers Kern River's Edge Campground's on-site restrooms and shower houses are routinely cleaned and sanitized throughout the day. Please report any service requests about the restrooms or shower houses to our Camp Host or call the Camp Store number printed on your campground map. We regularly have camping guests compliment us on how clean our restroom and shower houses are! Thank you for caring by helping us keep our facilities sparkling clean!


Recreating responsibly includes packing trash bags to leave our wild spaces cleaner than you found them. There is a glass ban in the Sequoia National Forest, so remember to use plastic storage containers, ziploc bags, or bota bags for camping gear and kitchen supplies instead.

Ready to camp at Kern River?

Then let’s go! At Kern River’s Edge, you’ll find the best fully developed campground at Kern River. Plus, with over 40 sites to choose from and easy access to fishing, swimming, and sandy activities, there’s something for everyone at the River’s Edge campsite.

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