Kern County Park

Find Kern County California parks. Parks provide information on indoor and outdoor recreational areas and facilities, playgrounds, ball and athletic fields, trails, and general outdoor nature areas.

Beach Park 1 Beech Street Bakersfield CA 93304 661-326-3866

Beale Park 500 Oleander Avenue Bakersfield CA 93304

Franklin Field 119 West Ash Street Taft CA 93268 661-763-4246

Grissom Park 5400 White Lane Bakersfield CA 93309

Jastro Park 2900 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield CA 93301

Kroll Park 7551 Kroll Way Bakersfield CA 93309 661-326-3866

Madison Grove Park 10115 Norris Road Bakersfield CA 93312 661-392-2000

Morningside Park 1015 11th Avenue Delano CA 93215 661-721-3335

North Of The River Park 301 Galaxy Avenue Bakersfield CA 93308

Patriots Park 5160 Ming Avenue Bakersfield CA 93309

Pearson Park 900 Hermosa Avenue Ridgecrest CA 93555

Philip Marx Central Park 311 West E Street Tehachapi CA 93561

Pin Oak Park 3160 Mill Oak Run Bakersfield CA 93311

Quailwood Park 7200 Quailwood Drive Bakersfield CA 93309

Saunders Park 3300 Palm Street Bakersfield CA 93309 661-326-3866

Siemon Park 3300 Redlands Drive Bakersfield CA 93306

SkatePark Oak Street Bakersfield CA 93301

Standard Park 301 East Minner Avenue Bakersfield CA 93308

Tehachapi City Park East E Street Tehachapi CA 93561 406-220-3001

Upjohn Park 524 East Upjohn Avenue Ridgecrest CA 93555 760-499-5151

About Kern County Parks

Kern County Parks are natural or semi-natural open spaces set aside for outdoor recreation, leisure, or preservation in Kern County, CA. Almost all Parks in Kern County are public spaces open to the general public, though there are some examples of private Parks. Most Kern County and local governments have a Parks Department that is responsible for maintaining City Parks, Town Greens, Athletic Parks, and similar open spaces.

You may contact Parks for questions about:
  • Finding a Kern County Park near you
  • Kern County Park special events calendar
  • Athletic fields, training facilities, and sports facilities
  • Kern County Park permits
  • Local, California State Parks & National Parks
Kern County Public Parks

Kern County City Park, also called an Urban Park or Municipal Park, provides recreation and green space for visitors and the residents of the local community. Common features of a City Park include walking paths, running trails, gardens, playgrounds, picnic tables, open lawns, and sports fields. Some may include public restrooms and an information center. A Neighborhood Park is a smaller-scale version of a City Park intended for the residents of the surrounding neighborhood. They are typically designed to give Kern County residents, especially families with young children, open recreation space within walking distance of their homes.

Kern County Town Parks

A Town Green is a Park that serves as a common area for civic gatherings, public celebrations, and Kern County community events. They are often located in the center of a municipality, adjacent to the Kern County City or Town Hall, and they are common sites for farmers markets, concerts, and similar gatherings. A City Square is an urban alternative to a Town Green and fulfills a similar purpose in a less natural setting.

Athletic Parks in Kern County, California

Kern County Athletic Parks consists of fields and facilities necessary for recreational and competitive sports. An Athletic Park may be designated for a single sport or activity, or it may be a complex of facilities that serves as a hub for athletic activities in a locality or region. Athletic Parks can range from a single Kern County little league baseball field with a gravel parking lot to a large regional complex with a full array of amenities including locker rooms, training facilities, concession stands, field lighting, stadium seating, and press boxes.

California State Parks & National Parks

A National or California State Park is an area set aside for conservation by the federal government or a CA State government due to its environmental, historical, or cultural significance. National and State Parks also serve as tourist destinations and recreational areas. National Parks are managed by the U.S. National Parks Service, while California State Parks are usually managed by the California Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protection.