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Frandy Park Campground

Frandy Park Campground is the perfect place for outdoor lovers to call home when you book a Kernville camper rental. The RV park is located on the southern fringes of Sequoia National Forest and gives visitors the chance to enjoy a variety of recreational pursuits. The campground is nestled on the banks of the “wild and scenic” Kern River, and there are three rafting companies on-site that can help you traverse the beautiful river.Frandy Park Campground features some riverfront sites as well as some pushed farther back among oak woodlands. Sites at the RV park feature partial hookups, and there are several pull-through sites too. For your convenience, a free dump station is available to all campers. Challenge your friends to a game of volleyball, ping-pong, horseshoes, or tetherball. After a long day, freshen up in the modern and clean washrooms with coin-operated, hot showers.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Kernville is the gateway to the southern Sierra Nevada mountains, Sequoia National Forest, and the wild and scenic Kern River. Visit one of the local outfitters for an hour of non-stop whitewater rapids, or, if you have the experience, set out on your own kayak. Perhaps you’re in the mood for fishing. If so, the Kern River provides a tranquil and beautiful location to do just that. Perhaps rock climbing, bouldering, and canyoneering are up your alley. Well, there’s granite everywhere in Kernville, and the upper Kern River corridor offers climbs newbies and pros won’t soon forget. There are also favorite hiking trails, like the Trail of 100 Giants and the Whiskey Flat Trail and mountain bike trails to boot. No matter your preference for outdoor recreation, you won’t be disappointed when you're RV camping at Frandy Park Campground.Lake Isabella is another gem in Kernville and offers more outdoor recreation in an alpine setting. Participate in fishing, boating, water sports, picnicking, and camping. Because of its proximity to Los Angeles and Bakersfield, Lake Isabella is a popular place to visit year-round. It’s also one of the most popular places for windsurfing in California, and afternoon winds are regularly between 35-50 miles per hour. Because there are no developed recreation facilities here, it’s the perfect place if you want to unwind, relax, and truly immerse yourself in nature.If you don’t mind a bit of a drive, Red Rock Canyon State Park is another place of interest when you book an RV in Kern County. The massive 27,000-acre park is located where the Sierra Nevada converge with the El Paso Range. The stunning landscape features cliffs, buttes, canyons, and rock formations. Historically, the area was home to the Kawaiisu Indians, who left petroglyphs carved into the El Paso mountains. Today, activities at the park include miles of hiking trails, equestrian trails, camping, and guided nature hikes.

Exploring the City

The Kern Valley Museum seeks to preserve, interpret, and communicate the region’s colorful history. Learn about things like pre-history, the Native Americans, gold mining, and the area’s farming and ranching past. There are also several other exhibits which shed light on the Kern Valley. In addition to the museum exhibits, there are backyard exhibits which feature items like covered wagons, a full-size stamp mill, and a restored and furnished 110-year-old cabin. Finally, you can check out the art gallery that displays work by local artists and depicts the area’s heritage in graphic form.If you want to get more up close and personal with the Valley’s history when you rent a camper near Frandy Park Campground, you might want to check out Silver City Ghost Town. This composite town houses more than 20 historic buildings hauled to their current site from different parts of Kern Valley. The structures display what local gold outposts might have looked like after the gold ran out and miners bailed. Visit the original Isabella jail, a saloon, country store, post office, and other old buildings. The site of numerous films, videos, and commercials, it’s probably something you definitely want to check out.Another interesting place is the California Living Museum. The museum explores the state’s diverse flora and fauna and focuses primarily on native plants and animals. Visit the central California children’s railroad, see what you uncover in the California coast room, or chill out in the reptile house. You can also let the kids run off some steam in the children’s park. There’s also an area called the “Trees of California Walk,” the “Mammal Round," and a waterfowl pond. And before you leave, commemorate your visit with a trinket from the gift shop.


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Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.