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Keysville South Recreation Site

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Bureau of Land Management

Keysville (formerly Keyesville) is a historic mining area that offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Set in rolling terrain amidst a blue oak and foothill pine woodland, Keysville is dissected by the lower Kern River. A little exploration can turn up a wealth of historic resources,…

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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups


3 Reviews of Keysville South Recreation Site

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Connor N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2022

Beautiful spot right on the Kern River

Beautiful spot conveniently located only a couple miles outside of town. Dumpsters and put toilets provided on both sides of the Kern River. A larger group site on one side and dispersed sites on the other. Great, reliable Verizon service. Road access is rough in some places, but passable in our…

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Erin M.
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

Free camping with amazing trails

The keyesville classic mountain bike race is held every year in the area! With miles of trails and perfect single track for all age groups and abilities!

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Erin M.
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2016

Single track Ahoy!

The hubs, kids and myself have spent a lot of time in Keysville if you're looking for a weekend getaway for mountain biking or trail riding this is the place! Some of the best free riding in California! Highly recommend keyesville to everyone! Town is just a few miles away if you should need…

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Keysville South Recreation Site is located in California


From the junction of CA-178 and CA-155 at the town of Lake Isabella, take exit 155 onto CA-155. Keysville South entrance (for camping and river access) is approximately 0.6 miles from this junction on the left (west) side of the road befpor crossing the Kern River. Keysville North entrance (for camping, OHV, and other trail use) is on the left another 0.4 miles down highway 155, just past the bridge across the Kern River.


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118.48411955 W

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