Central Park at Mill Creek, Bakersfield

Central Park at Mill Creek, Bakersfield

Central Park at Mill Creek is bounded by 21st, 19th and R Streets. The Bakersfield Museum of Art and the Bakersfield Community House are adjacent to the park. The park was originally established in 1937 along the Kern Island Canal. Local authorities decided to redevelop the park in 2009, and Meyer Civil Engineering has spearheaded this project. The park currently occupies 1.5 acres and features the New Mill Creek covered bridge, concrete walkways, and fountains. Construction continues, however, and there are further plans to transform the canal into a lake and build more facilities. Even with the building going on, the park is a fun place to visit.

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Central Park at Mill Creek on Map

Sight Name: Central Park at Mill Creek
Sight Location: Bakersfield, USA (See walking tours in Bakersfield)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Bakersfield, California

Create Your Own Walk in Bakersfield

Create Your Own Walk in Bakersfield

Creating your own self-guided walk in Bakersfield is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Bakersfield Introduction Walking Tour

Bakersfield Introduction Walking Tour

Colonel Thomas Baker established the city now known as Bakersfield in 1863. His small original settlement has developed into one of the largest cities in California. There are many notable landmarks in downtown Bakersfield that highlight the cultural and historic significance of the city. Take this self-guided tour to get acquainted with the beautiful monuments, parks, and cultural venues spread...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Bakersfield Historical Buildings Tour

Bakersfield Historical Buildings Tour

Many buildings in Bakersfield were damaged during the earthquake of 1952. Fortunately, many of them have since been carefully restored and preserved. Take this tour to explore Bakersfield's past by visiting some the city's buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places or as Historic Sites in Kern County.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles