Bear Valley Springs is both a census-designated place (CDP) and Community Service District in the Tehachapi Mountains, in Kern County, California, United States. The population was 5,172 at the 2010 census, up from 4,232 at the 2000 census. Bear Valley Springs' Elevation ranges from 4,121 feet (1,256 m) to 6,934 feet (Bear Mountain). Bear Valley Springs is located in the greater Tehachapi area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 41.6 square miles (108 km2), of which, 41.5 square miles (107 km2) of it is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) of it (0.16%) is water.