14001 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA, 93238
The Rivernook Campground is located in the northern end of the Kern River Valley and is situated at the base of the southern range of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. With thousands heading to the park each year because of its proximity to great natural attractions and local activities. Be sure to book early to reserve a great spot!
The park is within an hour of both the Giant Redwoods and the Mojave desert for great sightseeing, and both are notably two of the most visually appealing and unique areas in Central California. Kern River Valley is also the meeting point of five different bioregions, boasting unique flora and fauna that draw in nature enthusiasts from all over the world. The campground is also within walking distance of Canal Trail, and with the campground on 40 acres of riverfront property, RVers can enjoy long days spent exploring, hiking, fishing, mountain biking or even skiing the slopes at Alta Sierra.
Travelers can also enjoy great local dining at nearby restaurants, including the award-winning Kern River Brewing Company and The Starlite Lounge, a newly opened wine and tapas bar - both conveniently located just up the hill from Rivernook. There are also local attractions like the Kern Valley Museum, Kernville Saloon, and Dry Meadow Creek.
For those campers less interested in “roughing it” you can even end your day or start your morning with a refreshing hot shower at one of our two large restroom buildings, and enjoy water, sewerage and electrical hookups for guests' convenience.
Whether you enjoy city fun or wide open spaces while camping, you're sure to have an authentic west coast adventure while at the Rivernook Campground. See you soon!
Total Number of Sites: 286
Please Note: Campground only allows you to book tent sites no earlier than 10 nights in advance if you are staying less than 5 nights total.
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14001 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA, 93238
Looking for some great activities and attractions just beyond the campground? Here are some camper favorites!
- Cannell Trail
- Dry Meadow Creek
- Kern River Tours
- SoCal Rafting
-Mountain River Adventures
- Whiskey Flat Trail
-Bull Run Creek/hiking
-Kern River Brewing Company
-Ewings on the Kern
-Starlite Lounge (wine and tapas)
Check-out time is 12:00pm and check-in time is 2:00pm. Earlier arrivals are allowed if the site is ready and at a fee of $20.00 after 12:00pm if site is available. Quiet hours begin at 10:00pm and no tent check in's past 10:00pm (due to staking down of tent)
Generators may only be used in emergency situations (in case of a power loss). Limit of 8 persons per site including children. Any person beyond the 2nd is $6 per person per night up to the 8th person. Children 13 and under are free. 3 tents are allowed per tent site, 1 tent and 1 RV on partial hookup sites. No tents allowed on full hookup RV sites. Each site can have 2 vehicles not including your trailer. All vehicles must first register in office - make sure you bring in your license plate number as you will need this.
Pets are welcomed with no charge, but are to be kept on a leash. Please pick up are pets; there are doggy bag locations throughout the park, and only service dogs are allowed to go in the restrooms.
The speed limit is 5 MPH throughout the park at all times. If this cannot be followed you will politely be asked to park your vehicle and walk in for the rest of your stay. We always have children, pets and people walking throughout the park. Children should not be left unattended in restrooms or anywhere in the Park. Fires are permitted unless specified by the office, keep fires in fire rings that are pre set up at each site and no bon fires please. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE YOUR FIRE UNATTENDED. The following items are not allowed to be used in the park: fireworks, firearms or any kind, air rifles, pellet guns, slingshots, cross bows and bow and arrows. Defacing park property or any trees on the park grounds is strictly prohibited. For refunds please email firstname.lastname@example.org 25 days prior to arrival for a full refund.
May 1st through September 1st is a 5 night minimum, unless you are booking 10 days prior to arrival then it is a 2 night minimum. If you book 6 nights the 7th night is free. We do not take 1 night reservations.
Showers are open from 7am - 9pm, toilets are open 24 hours a day with the use of your guest code, and restrooms are cleaned throughout the day. Please only flush toilet paper and seat covers in toilet. All drains not connected to sewer must be capped or in an appropriately sealed container, then disposed of at the dump station. Dump stations are available for our guests at no charge (see map for location).