Bakersfield Field Office

Bakersfield Field Office

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The Kern River, at Keyesville.
The Kern River, at Keyesville.

 Carrizo Plain National Monument Oil and Gas Wildland Fire Program
 Recreation Program. Photo of Pacific Crest Trail Piedras Blancas Light Station Great Heron at Atwell Island Restoration Project

The Bakersfield Field Office manages 612,000 acres of public lands in eight Central California counties that stretch from the California Coast to the crest of the Sierra Nevada range, as well as 450,000 acres of federal mineral estate. Public lands managed by the Bakersfield office include the quarter-million-acre Carrizo Plain National Monument, Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area north of Cambria, San Joaquin River Gorge and the Atwell Island Land Retirement Demonstration Project located at Alpaugh, Tulare County.

News, Events & Alerts

Public Invited to Provide Input for Bakersfield BLM OHV Grant Proposals

Case Case Mountain Acquisition: EA/Decision Record 8/29/2013
BLM California Launches Planning and Science Review Regarding Oil and Gas Development on Public Lands NEWS RELEASE Aug. 2, 2013

Potential Case Mountain Acquisition: Public Scoping Material July 2013

Bakersfield PRMP/FEIS - Available Now

Bakersfield Draft RMP/Draft EIS - Document Archive

Oil & Gas Lease Sale: May 3, 2013 Sale POSTPONED
EA: DOI-BLM-CA-C060-2012-0247

Keyesville Recreation Area. Partial Closure Order: July 30, 2012

North Fork of the Kaweah River - Public Lands Closed (Closure Order)

Isabella Dam Safety Modification Study


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In the Spotlight

Map Guide

ACEC's & Other Areas

Atwell Island Restoration Project

Carrizo Plain National Monument

California Coastal National Monument

Oil & Gas / Non-Energy Minerals / Geology

Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

Piedras Blancas Light Station Outstanding Natural Area

Recreation / Wilderness

San Joaquin River Gorge Special Recreation Management Area



 Bakersfield Proposed RMP / Final EIS Available Now! 

Lower Kern River



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Bakersfield Field Office Map
Map of the Bakersfield Field Office. Link to map pdf.
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Bakersfield Field Office
 Public Lands KML

Contact Us


Bureau of Land Management
Bakersfield Field Office
3801 Pegasus Drive
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Phone: (661) 391-6000
Fax: (661) 391-6041
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., M-F
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