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Kern River Spring Nature Festival

Festival Event
Rufous Hummingbirds migrate from July through early September by the thousands. – Alison Sheehey

ADA Accessibility Notes

ADA ramp to Visitor Center and ADA port-a-potty. Trails are not ADA accessible.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For


Celebrating the regions amazing biodiversity and the height of the spring bird migration..

The all day celebration includes a variety of workshops and nature walks through the Kern River Preserve. You'll learn about habitat restoration and the various projects on the preserve. You'll learn about bird feeder maintenance and what to feed local birds. Take a Nature Walk through the Headquarters Area of the Kern River Preserve and learn about birds, butterflies and dragonflies and other animals that can be seen around the preserve. You'll also learn how to tell our local birds apart and how to build a garden with plants that attract birds and butterflies.

Pet Friendly Notes

No pets allowed during festivals.


Admission Fee (if any)

Free, although a $10 donation is appreciated to help defray the cost of feeding the birds at the Kern River Preserve.