Running

Team IBProFun is a social nonprofit running group aiming to motivate and support both established and aspiring athletes in Kern County.

The mission of Bakersfield Track Club is to promote fitness and wellness through running by creating and supporting events for runners of all ages and abilities.

The Donut Shop Racers run almost 7 days a week in the northeast area of Bakersfield. Check here for updates and for a link to be added to their email list.      


Cycling

Bike Bakersfield is a nonprofit organization working to promote active transportation. Walking and bicycling transform our communities by reinventing transportation and offering solutions to the universal challenges of health, livability and the environment.

The Kern Wheelmen Bicycle Club is a nonprofit club dedicated to organizing cycling activities for all levels and ages of riders. We are a social club promoting cycling fun for all.                         

Bakersfield Tri Spokes aims to unite our local triathletes by offering a resource for all things swimming, biking, and running to Bakersfield and Kern County.      

Sam Barn Events, which is run by a couple of local cyclists, offers unique local cycling events, such as the infamous Rock Cobbler.             


Disc Golf

Kern County Disc Golf Club (Facebook group)  

Reviews of the Hart Park disc golf course    

Reviews of the Kern River course (Truxtun)  

Reviews of the Riverview Park course 


Golf and Foot Golf

Kern River Golf Course is located near Lake Ming.


Bird watching

Kern Audubon Society                


Zoo

California Living Museum (CALM) is located on Alfred Harrell Highway, just east of Hart Park.


Camping

Kern River Campground  is located along the river near Lake Ming.


Hiking

The Southern Sierra Hiking Club organizes hikes in many areas. 


Par Course

Kern River par course- located next to the Kern River on Truxtun Ave. between Commercial Way and Mohawk Dr.

Aera Park par course-  located on Jewetta near the intersection of Stockdale Hwy. in the Aera Park baseball complex


Sand Volleyball

Public courts are located in the Kern River Parkway just west of Mohawk


Route suggestions and reviews

The Finish Line bike store, which is right on the Parkway across from CSUB, rents bikes, and has a number of bike routes on their website

The Donut Shop Racers have several running routes listed here 


Reviews

Kern River Parkway on Yelp

Kern River Parkway on Trip Advisor


Events

For events happening in the Kern River Parkway, as well as detailed information about all Bakersfield has to offer, please visit the  Bakersfield Convention and Visitor Bureau