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RV Camp Sites & Trailer Rentals on the Kern River

Updated: Mar 8, 2023

Wondering if you can rent a trailer and have it set up at Kern River's Edge Campground (KRE)? The answer is yes!

Camping is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy nature with friends and family. But roughing it doesn't always have to be, well, rough and many of you have been asking for us to install RV hook-ups. We now have 10 sites with Power & Water hook-ups! From picking the perfect campsite to timing the trailer rental that is ideal for you, here's what you need to know about RV sites @ Kern River's Edge Campground.

1. Reserve a Camp Site

First step is to contact a campground such as Kern River's Edge Campground Retreat (KRE) to check camp site availability on the dates you wish to camp. At KRE we make it easy to check, simply click on our Book Now button, select the type of camp site you prefer such as our Standard sites with Power & Water. Choose your camping dates. Choose how many nights and how many people in your group, including children. Choose your preferred camp site or one that is comparable and Add to Cart and then check out.

When you are selecting a campsite, make sure you choose a site that has plenty of space for the size Trailer you are renting and number of people you will have in your group.

We do allow tent(s) on your site, in addition to the RV, as long as you are not exceeding the allowed number of people allowed in each site.

NEW for 2023, RV sites with power & water hook-ups:

Site 10 + P & W holds a 40' max length RV, six campers; 50 AMP.

Site 11 + P & W holds a 35' max length RV, six campers; 50 AMP.

Site 13 + P & W holds a 35' max length RV, six campers; 30 AMP. Site 15 + P & W holds a 40' max length RV, six campers; 30 AMP.

Site 16 + P & W holds a 35' max length RV, six campers; 30 AMP.

Site 34 + P & W holds a 35' max length RV, six campers; 30 AMP.

Site 35 + P & W holds a 35' max length RV, six campers; 30 AMP.

Site 17 + P & W holds a 40' max length RV, twelve campers; 50 AMP.

Site 18 + P & W holds a 35' max length RV, twelve campers; 30 AMP.

Boulder Beach + P&W holds a 40' max length RV's, 24 campers; 50 AMP. *We have allowed two RV's inn Boulder Beach with a splitter. We provide splitter. Power and water hook-ups are not automatically included in this site rental: 1st unit is an additional $25/night; 2nd unit + splitter is an additional $35/night.

2. Renting a Trailer for Camping @ Kern River's Edge

The Kernville area has three local vacation trailer rental companies that deliver to Kern River's Edge Campground.

Contact Trailer Rental company to see who has an RV available on the dates you wish to camp. Make sure to ask what size RV you will be renting. It needs to fit in to the camp site you are reserving. Be sure to mention that you have reservations @ KRE and be prepared to tell them which camp site you have reserved.

If you do not have one of the above listed RV sites reserved, please tell the Rental company that you need to include a generator with your trailer reservation.

Complete your trailer reservation and your campsite reservation, pack up your camping supplies and come enjoy!

Looking for more Kern River campground tips, tricks, and hidden gems?

We’d love to help! Our campground is located right on the edge of Kern River, and we know this majestic body of water inside and out. If you’d like to learn more about swimming, camping, or rafting the Kern River, check out our website or take a look at our additional resources.

Ready to go camping on the Kern River?

Then let’s go! At Kern River’s Edge, you’ll find spacious campsites, concierge firewood and ice deliveries, and the best camping on the Kern River. 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.


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 of glass. Practice Leave No Trace principles and pack out what you pack in. See more Kern River camping tips.

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