Best Places to Hike Around Bakersfield
With plenty of sunshine in the middle of summer, we figured it was time to check in with Energy listeners to find out their fave places to hike in and around Bakersfield. Here’s what they told us…
* Hart Park- Kern County’s main park has many hiking and walking trails within it. It includes leisurely trails around the lakes in the park to moderate hikes up the hills around the park.
* Bakersfield Bluffs- Panorama park near Bakersfield College has easy walking trails that run along the top of the Bakersfield Bluffs providing views of the Kern River and vast expanse of the Kern Oil Fields.
* Kern River Parkway- The long path alongside the Kern River runs from near Lake Ming to Enos lane providing a nice long bike ride or just partial walks along the banks of the river.
*Rancheria OHV Trail- This 33 mile trail just outside of Bakersfield provides great hiking spots, equestrian spots and amazing views of the surrounding mountains.