The Kern River Sierra
Discover the recreational gems of the Kern River Sierra, the epicenter of year-round outdoor adventure.
This map features the hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing & bouldering spots, whitewater launches and named rapids, giant sequoia groves, winter trailheads, water sports, fishing and hunting access, motorized singletrack, and several other recreational opportunities in the Kern River and Southern Sierra region.
Ranging from 10,000 feet to 2,000 feet in elevation, the rugged and diverse land of the Kern River Sierra ecompasses the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Camp Nelson, Black Rock Station and the Kern Plateau, Kernville, Lake Isabella, Keyesville, Greenhorn Mountains, Piute Mountains and much of the Domeland and Golden Trout Wilderness.
More scenes from the map:
2015 Updates and Changes:
The new and improved 4th Edition of the Kern River Sierra Outdoor Recreation Map, published Fall 2015.
A few of the newest changes and updates:
Piutes Motorized Singletrack added! Updated and detailed mapping of the Piutes motorized singletrack system, including the USFS temporarily-designated motorized singletrack trails in the Piutes. (NOTE: At the time of press, many trails were newly signed and designated with temporary status by the USFS. Read any new signs and obey all changes in regulation.)
Brand new Singletrack in the Greenhorns, near Alta Sierra. This map depicts the new Bull Run Pass Trail, Bull Run Peak Trail, and the Portuguese North Trails. Time for some epic rides.
Improved the accuracy of many trails in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, including the Clicks Creek Trailhead area trails, upper Starvation Creek/Powderhorn, Johnsondale area, and much more.
Updates to Blackrock/North Kern Plateau, including clarification of the trails/roads near the multi-sport zone between Granite Knob, Smith Mtn, Jackass Peak.
Motorized singletrack is now darker and easier to distinguish from non-motorized trails.
Many more peaks, passes, and towns have elevation labels.
Additional labels and Points of Interest, including waterfalls, viewpoints, and activities.
Purchase locally in Kernville, Wofford Heights, Lake Isabella, and Kern River Valley at:
Sierra South, Kern River Brewing Company, Kern River Fly Fishing, Mountain River Adventures, Pizza Barn, Kernville Chamber of Commerce, Riverside One-Stop, James Store in Kernville & South Lake, Charlies Market, Sierra Mtn Market/Chevron, Wofford Liquor/Fast Trip, Lightener's Firearms, Isabella Super Market, Camp Fire Market, Camp Nelson General Store, Kennedy Meadows General Store, Giant Sequoia Mercantile, C.L.M. Springville, Southern California REI and Sport Chalet locations. Also available at Action Sports in Bakersfield.