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Whiskey Flat Trail

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Burlando Road, Kernville, CA
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Fun, easy trail off the beaten path with great scenic views!

Take Burlando Road off the main street in Kernville and keep going until it dead ends. You will... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Kristin P
Great hiking!

Kind of hard to describe where this is located, but just ask one of the locals and they will guide... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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The Whiskey Flat trail is 12.4 miles long. It begins at the end of Burlando Road and ends at Fairview.
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“the river” (3 reviews)
“boulders” (2 reviews)
“uphill” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Burlando Road, Kernville, CA
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Take Burlando Road off the main street in Kernville and keep going until it dead ends. You will come to the trail head of this trail. Make sure that you do not trespass onto the properties adjacent to this trail, which may be off-putting to...More

Thank Kristin P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Kind of hard to describe where this is located, but just ask one of the locals and they will guide you. This is a great hiking trail, you're walking on a mostly sand trail with rocks and boulders to climb on, and about 1 1/2...More

Thank rduinc
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This trail starts at the end of Burlando Road in Kernville, and winds about 14 miles North parallel to the Kern River. Sometimes it is close to the river, sometimes on benches well above. The first few miles are pretty easy although there is a...More

1  Thank bobsacerdo
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This trail can lead you about 16 miles uphill (or down if you start at the top) to McNally's Steak House, General Store and Lodge. Probably a good plan to set 2 days aside to make the hike though. Lots of uphill and narrow hiking....More

1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is a nice trail up in Kernville. It’s the desert and wide open so in the summer I can image it gets REALLY hot but it is a lot of fun to walk. If you were to do the whole thing I’m told it’s...More

2  Thank MESchlegel3
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Took the trail at the bridge at McNally's. The view of the water flowing so fast was great to see after 4 years of drought.

1  Thank Diana W
Reviewed 23 September 2015

This is a great trail or many trails to take. You can branch off and cross a creek - then go down by the river. Another way is to walk to the left towards the mountains taking you up. you will pass old foundations and...More

1  Thank Sandipatti
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