A Carrizo Plain National Monument sign stands in a large valley with mountains in the background.
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Rafting the Kern River Three Pump Jacks, Midway-Sunset Oilfield Painted Rock. Carrizo Plain National Monument. Poppy Piedras Blancas Lightstation, San Simeon
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Recreation Activities in the Valley Area: Carrizo Plain National Monument 

Flowers on the Carrizo Plain and surrounding mountains
Carrizo Plain National Monument


CLASSIFICATION AND SYMBOL

LINKS
(All on the Carrizo Plain
National Monument)


Interpretation, Education and Nature study

 
Thumbnail image of the Goodwin Education CenterEducation Center
Icon of San Andreas Fault road signGeology

Symbol for Archeology

Archaeological/cultural

International symbol for wildlife watching

Wildlife Watching

Symbol for Bird Watching

Bird Watching

Icon of a yellow flower

Wildflowers (in season)


Camping and Picnicking

 

International symbol for a campground

Campgrounds (CG)

Iconl symbol for small tent

Dispersed camping


Hunting

 

International symbol for hunting

Hunting

Non-motorized travel

 

Icon of a cyclist

Biking

Icon for hiking

Hiking

International symnbol for horseback riding

Horseback riding

 

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Contact Information

Outdoor Recreation Planner

 

Goodwin Education Center

on the Carrizo Plain

(805)475-2131 in season

(Open December - May annually) 
 

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Bakersfield Field Office

3801 Pegasus Drive

Bakersfield, CA 93308

(661) 391-6000 


Raking twigs at El Saucito Ranch during National Public Lands Day

Painted Rock archaeological site on the Carrizo Plain

Tule elk herd on the Carrizo Plain

KCL Campground on the Carrizo Plain