Bakersfield Field Office

San Joaquin River Gorge: News and Events

Saturday, September 28, 2013: National Public Lands Day

Enjoy the beauty of our local public lands free of charge at the Bureau of Land Management's San Joaquin River Gorge Visitor Center, 40060 Smalley Road, Auberry, California (559-855-3492).

Family Fun Day Activities will take place at the visitor center from 10 am to 2 pm.

Celebrate Native American Cultural Heritage:

    • Local Native American Storyteller
    • Native American crafts
    • Round Reed Basketry
    • Making Cordage
    • Pine Nut Beads
    • Native Plant Use


The San Joaquin River flows through a rocky, vegetated area 






International symbol for horseback riding.International symbol for wildlife viewingInternational symbol for hikingInternational symbol for mountain bike trailRock Collecting / Causual Mining / Recreational Mining




International symbol for rest roomsInternational symbol for picnic area International symbol for group campsite



Links and Downloads

San Joaquin River Gorge Area Wildflowers

Bakersfield Field Office

Recreation Program 

Recreation Management

Recreation Opportunities:
South Sierra

Carrizo Plain 
National Monument

Piedras Blancas Outstanding Natural Area

Point Sal

Recreation Activities:
South Sierra



For additional information,    go to the 
1997 Caliente RMP
(Resource Management Plan)

Compass image for Map
San Joaquin River Gorge (SJRG) SRMA Map 

Download SJRG area KML Information



Contact Information

Tracy Rowland,
Park Manager


 Mailing address:

Bureau of Land Management

Bakersfield Field Office

3801 Pegasus Drive

Bakersfield, CA 93308

(661) 391 6000