Virtual Guidebook to Kings Canyon, Sequoia and the Southern Sierra
South Fork of the Kern River
Kern County California


-


 thumbnail

The South Fork Wildlife Area on the South Fork Kern River. This middle stretch of the river flows through the flat valleys east of Lake isabella.

(March 16, 2009)


 thumbnail

Entrance to the Audubon Society's Kern RIver Reserve, near Weldon on the Walker Pass Highway. Until the 1970's this area was farms and ranches.

(March 16, 2009)


 thumbnail

Headquarters for the Audubon Society's Kern RIver Reserve, purchased in 1979 by the Nature Conservancy to protect riparian habitats. It is noted for a number of rare and endangered species of birds.

(March 16, 2009)


 thumbnail

Cottonwood forest at the Audubon Conservancy's Kern River Preserve. This is one of the largest intact riparian forests in the state.

(March 16, 2009)


 thumbnail

Grassland and scrub at the Audubon's Kern River Preserve. Though riparian forest is the focus of the reserve, it includes a variety of upland habitats as well.

(March 16, 2009)


 thumbnail

The pioneer Cottage Grove Cemetery at Onyx on the South Fork of the Kern River. It dates from 1862.

(March 16, 2009)


Next Locality: Walker Pass