Things to Do


Wednesday, Jul 03 2013 08:34 AM

The Tehachapi area is a bicyclist’s paradise with numerous trails as well as scenic byways and terrain ranging from flat to grueling.

A great resource for bikers is the website of the Tehachapi Mountain Trails Association: CLICK HERE.

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  1. Camping

    Whether bringing along your home on wheels, or roughing it, Tehachapi offers a variety of facilities for campers including: Brite Lake Brite Lake is open year round for day use, camping and fishing. Passes are now available at the...

  2. Fishing

    Brite Lake is open year round for day use, camping and fishing. Passes are now available at the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District office, located at 490 W. D St., Tehachapi. Season passes are available for $45. Boat launching...

  3. Flight

    Tehachapi’s beautiful blue sky is favored by pilots and can be enjoyed by visitors, as well. A long-time popular attraction is Mountain Valley Airport. Gliders and sailplanes Phenomenal lift conditions generated by the Sierra Nevada...

  4. Golfing

    The game of golf is a popular way to pass the time in Tehachapi, thanks to scenic mountain vistas and ideal climate. Tehachapi has two golf courses within its own borders: the Horse Thief Golf & Country Club in the Stallion Springs area...

  5. Hiking

    Numerous trails in and around the area including Mountain Park  and the world-famous Pacific Crest Trail. Most land in the Tehachapi area is private with Mountain Park being an exception; the Pacific Coast Trail traverses a combination of...

  6. Skate Park

    Ollie Mountain Skate Park, an above-ground skateboard park, is an 11,000 square foot facility located in the West Park complex, 490 W. “D” St., Tehachapi. It is operated by the Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District. Entrance fee...

  7. Swimming

    The Tehachapi Valley Recreation and Parks District operates the Dye Natatorium, a heated, indoor six-lane pool (25 yards) located at 400B S. Snyder, next to the Jacobsen Junior High School parking lot.  It is open various hours, year-long....

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    Downtown Walking Tour

    1. Tehachapi Museum: This structure was built in 1932 as the Kern County Branch Library. When a new library was constructed in 1981, the county gave the old building to the City of Tehachapi, with the stipulation that it be used as a...

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    Self-guided Tehachapi Wind Farm Tour

    The Tehachapi area is home to the largest wind resource area in California and spring is the best time to take a self guided tour. In as little as an hour you can see the evolution of the modern wind industry around Tehachapi, which has...

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