Kern County Apartments for Rent(hide county information)
Stunning mountains, a wild river, majestic sequoias and even part of the Mojave Desert are all part of the diverse and beautiful Kern County. This area of Southern California draws those who want amazing scenery and outdoor adventure. Rock climbing, whitewater rafting, snow skiing, off-road biking and driving dune buggies, kayaking, hiking, camping – the outdoor adventures awaiting those who decide to rent an apartment in Kern County are endless.
The county seat and largest city in Kern County is Bakersfield. Other cities include Delano, Maricopa, McFarland, and Taft. The county also contains unincorporated areas such as Bear Valley Springs, Lamont, and Oildale.
National protected areas in Kern County include part of the Sequoia National Forest, Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge, and part of Los Padres National Forest. Mountain ranges include the Sierra Nevada, Temblor, and Tehachapi. The Kern River, for which the county was named, offers amazing scenery as it twists through dazzling canyons.