Bakersfield Field Office

Long Valley Campground

Long Valley Campground is located in a semi -wooded setting at 5,200 feet in elevation. Containing 13 sites, this area is the trailhead for a 3-mile trail down to the South Fork of the Kern River within the Dome Land Wilderness. Access is from the Long Valley Loop Road, which is part of the Chimney Peak Back Country Byway. Bring your own drinking water with you and take out your trash. Bears are found in the area so do not leave food out unattended. There are no reservations or fees but donations are accepted.

A portion of the Byway is washed out and has been closed.  Please see the MAP for details.

Please call the Bakersfield Field Office at 661-391-6000 for any further information regarding the accessibility of roads and campground.


Long Valley Campground campsite  View of mountain from Long Valley Campground

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 Long Valley Campground sign at side of dirt road


Travel information & Links

A portion of the Chimney Peak Back Country Byway north of the campground is washed out and impassable.
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Road closure map

Campgrounds map

Download Chimney Peak Area KML Information



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Contact Information

Outdoor Recreation Planner 


Bureau of Land Management

Bakersfield Field Office

3801 Pegasus Drive

Bakersfield, CA 93308

(661) 391 6000