Bakersfield Murray Family Farms: An Amazing Place for Family Fun!

 Bakersfield is a place to be when it comes to fun activities. I believe it’s a city where the perfect balance of activities exists for everyone. 

Everyone has their own preferences when marking their calendars with the activities that they want to do and that’s why I started a “Things to do in Bakersfield” series that I post every month. However, this is different, I believe this activity deserves a separate spotlight with this article.

Here I want to shed some light on Murray family farms that are located on the east side of Bakersfield just off Route 58, when going towards Tehachapi.

The place is well packed for you and your kids with a lot of fun activities on the farm and a lot of options to choose from. So, why not turn your vehicle towards this fun place this week? Well, let’s cover everything you can do here.

After that, you can decide whether it’s your cup of tea or not, I believe it will be…

Let’s get into it!

What are Murray Family Farms?

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As the name implies, it’s a Farm, they do farming there, and they grow stuff there but not only do they grow stuff there, they have made a fun place with activities. What they grow and what activities they have will be covered later.

For now, let me tell you a bit about this farm. The farm is not new; it was started back in 1987 by Steve Murray, who bought a 20-acre land and started farming on it. 20 Acre was a lot back in the day but now it has expanded to a whopping 320-acre farm. 

Quite big right? Well, of course, it is massive, and converting it into a place for activities was a great idea in my opinion.

What do they grow?

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Murray family farms are mostly fruit farms that offer different fruits for different seasons. You can find more info about what they are growling at the moment. If we take the current season, you will find Avocado, pumpkin, end-of-season apples, grapes, berries, corn, and much more. 

They are open year-round from 8 am – 8 pm, you can get fresh produce and even pies directly from them when visiting. 

Want more options for fresh produce in Bakersfield? Check out these top 4 farmers' markets in Bakersfield.

What does Murray Family Farm have to Offer?

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When you enter the Murray family farm, you’ll come face to face with a big red barn, also called the big red barn. 

In this barn, you can do many things like having lunch or picking your one pumpkin or any other fresh produce. 

You can pick fruit directly from the farm itself but you can’t just show up any time, you have to check the calendar on the website so you can pick the perfect time according to their calendar. 

It has everything that you might say is a miniature representation of Kern County, which is called the fruit basket of the United States because it’s a big producer of fresh items

Want to know more about Fun activities in Bakersfield? Check our Kern River Rafting.

The Bottom Line!

Murray Family Farm is the best place to be for a fun weekend or even a fun weekday with your kids, there is something for everyone there. It doesn’t matter if you are a kid or an adult you can enjoy your time there.

Maybe pick some fresh fruits, get onto the giant pillow, or maybe just buy and eat some amazing stuff. I found it very interesting so why not share it with you? Do let me know when you visit, how was your experience?

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