San Andreas Fault is a result of the merger of two gigantic tectonic plates, one of them is the pacific plate and the other is the north American plate. This breathtaking landmark marks one of the most earthquake prone areas, in the state. The place is dotted with springs, mud pots and water bodies, making it highly picturesque. Those who are intrigued by geological bounties, would love to visit the fault. So Spend a day at the fault, one of the most enlightening geological sites in the state.
The Historic Fort at Taft is one of the largest buildings constructed in 1940 and was used as government offices. The site is fortified with 4.3 meter (14 foot) walls with a massive wooden gate at the entrance. In the center of the site is the main building and small offices all around. There is a massive courtyard besides the main building and is a replica of Sacramento's Sutter's Fort. The entire location can be used for private events or public events like weddings, parties, product launches, etc. Rentals and timings can be viewed on website.
In order to educate the public about the oil company and its significance in the state of California, the West Kern OiL Museum was established. It is mainly managed by volunteers who strive to collect information and material regarding the oil in the area. The museum has a collection of articles, photographs, artifacts and other memorabilia telling the tales of the people in the business and families affected by the industry.