Baringo District is an administrative district in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Its capital town is Kabarnet. The district has a population of 264,978 (1999 census) and an area of 8,646 km² .
The district is named after local Lake Baringo. It is an area of geothermal activity. Human fossil have also been found there.
Former Kenya president Daniel arap Moi lives in Baringo District. Some of Kenya's famous runners come from the district, most notably Paul Tergat.
The district has three constituencies: Baringo Central, Baringo East and Baringo North.