Bakersfield Recreation Sites

Goodwin Education Center

Latitude, Longitude: 35.190013, -119.855003

The Guy L. Goodwin Education Center is open seasonally from the beginning of December to the end of May.

Normal days and hours of operation during the winter and spring season are Thursday through Sunday, 9:00AM to 4:00PM. Make this your first stop to receive updated information.

Each year Painted Rock is closed from March 1 to July 15. Access will still be provided by guided tour from March through the end of May. The remainder of the year, Painted Rock is open to the public. Please remember that Painted Rock is a sacred place and the paintings and rock surfaces are very fragile. Climbing on, touching or defacing the Rock in any way is prohibited. Please do not bring dogs, other pets or bicycles to Painted Rock; animals and bicycles are not allowed at Painted Rock.