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One of the crown jewels in the Bakersfield park system

The Park at River Walk is one of the newer parks in the system and it is also one of the larger... read more

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Nick S
Above average park.

Not being a Bakersfield native when moved here as a teenager this park was brand new. Having its... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Bakersfield, California
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11200 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield, CA
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Reviewed yesterday

The Park at River Walk is one of the newer parks in the system and it is also one of the larger ones with a variety of amenities. Popular park for those on the west side of town, it's a good place to take a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nick S
Reviewed yesterday

This place is nice to go to when you just want to get out of the house and enjoy a nice walk stress free.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Yarnell S
Reviewed 4 February 2019

This is one of the nicer parks in Bakersfield. There is lots of parking, trees for shade, lots of picnic tables scattered around, water features (although when I was there, the little creek was dry and there was lots of litter in it), and more....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 484marisab
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Not being a Bakersfield native when moved here as a teenager this park was brand new. Having its visitors change over the years it always offered the same thing. A place of recreation were there is multiple venues big enough for various cultural events.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank walterfarnum
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This park is a great place to hold a party, go for short walks, or hang out during the cooler season, but bicyclists go very fast on bike path, so it is not a place for toddlers. Also, while the lake is beautiful, children should...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Jana W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Been here several times and it's always been clean. Nice man-made lake. Love walking in this park. Many places to picnic. Nice during the week. Early morning walks are great here.pretty crowded on the weekends.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This park has a man made lake, with a small stream running through it! Many places near the lake to picnic and children play in the water. Large playground also. Nicer during week days. Crowded on week ends.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank pamq2018
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Our first and only visit to this park was for an event, and we were pleasantly surprised at how nice it is. The play area has a cushioned base -- safe for kids -- and the river walk is attractive.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This park is a reclaimed area, at one point in Bakersfield's history you would not walk over here. With new sidewalks following the river for 2 blocks this is a great place to meet family for picnics or to play after church on Sunday. Still...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A fairly new park with men made lakes and nice walk ways. The shade trees need a couple more years to give you the shade you need on a nice sunny day.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ingo B
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Jordan J
27 May 2017|
Response from Pastorlarry | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know dogs can get in the water there's no fence around it so I think it is not be a problem
11 April 2017|
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Response from Sabrina A | Reviewed this property |
Yrs, on leash