RV Parks in Bakersfield, California

RV Parks in Bakersfield, California
Made famous by country music star Buck Owens and his "Bakersfield Twang," Bakersfield, Calif., is a gateway city to the Mojave Desert. Dry, arid and dusty, visitors see and experience desert vistas and scenery while touring the region. The country music scene remains active. The Sequoia National Forest is nearby with hiking and sightseeing opportunities.

Orange Grove RV Park

If you are just passing through or planning an extended stay, the Orange Grove RV park can accommodate RV needs. Spread over 40 acres, the Orange Grove RV park has sites set between rows of orange trees. Amenities include showers, private toilets, a laundry room, billiards room, swimming pool and full gym. In addition, all sites have electric hookups, water, cable television and Wi-Fi access. Pull-thru sites can accommodate RVs to 65 feet with slide-outs. Pets are welcome. Open year-round, reservations are recommended during the summer season (April through October).

Orange Grove RV Park
1452 S. Edison Road
Bakersfield, CA 93307
Phone: (661) 366-4662

Bakersfield Palms and RV Park

With a location near local golf clubs, restaurants and shopping, the Bakersfield Palms offers full hookups. Electric, water, sewer/dump station, television and Wi-Fi come with camping sites. The Bakersfield Palms also offers its "exclusive overnight only" area, which has 25-feet-by-70-feet pull-thru sites with 12-feet-by-45-feet concrete parking pads, and brick patios with picnic tables. Laundry and a convenience store are on-site. Pets are welcome, and there are games and playgrounds for kids.

Bakersfield Palms RV Park
250 Fairfax Road
Bakersfield, CA 93307
(661) 366-6700
(888) 725-6778

Bakersfield River Run RV Park

The Bakersfield River Run RV Park is on the banks of the Kern River. Every camping site offers full hookups with cable TV and Wi-Fi. The River Run offers guests access to a full kitchen, meeting room/clubhouse and barbecue grill. The on-site store sells RV supplies, propane and groceries. There are 46 riverfront sites, and a total of 123 camping and parking sites. Laundry and shower buildings are on-site. Pets are allowed, but owners are asked to keep dogs on leashes and clean up after them.

Bakersfield River Run RV Park
3715 Burr St.
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 377-3600
(888) 748-7786

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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