Lake Evans (California)

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Lake Evans
Location Kern County, California
Coordinates 35°14′00″N 119°17′55″W / 35.23333°N 119.29861°W / 35.23333; -119.29861Coordinates: 35°14′00″N 119°17′55″W / 35.23333°N 119.29861°W / 35.23333; -119.29861
Type Artificial
Primary inflows Kern River
Built 1973 (1973)
Surface area 86 acres (35 ha)
Settlements Bakersfield, California
References County of Kern Parks & Recreation[1]

Lake Evans is a manmade recreational lake in Kern County, California. It is the smaller of two lakes in the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area southwest of Bakersfield. The lake is primarily a sailing and fishing lake, with a speed limit of 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h).[1] The lake is located on the lakebed of the former Buena Vista Lake.

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  1. ^ a b About Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area. County of Kern Parks & Recreation. Accessed: 12-08-2011.

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