Dorabelle Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Dorabelle Campground is a popular family camping destination near Shaver Lake. Some sites offer lake views. Several sites are shaded by a thick stand of fir, cedar and pine trees, while others are more open. The campground has paved access and each site has a dirt parking spur, table, fire ring, and grill. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided. A Campground Host is on site.

Surrounded by dense pine forest, the campground is located in the town of Shaver Lake and is a popular destination within the High Sierra Ranger District. It sits at an elevation of 5,500 feet and the lake is known for its variety of fish. This camp is a great base for experiencing the wide variety of recreational activities in the area. There is a boat launch within close proximity to the campground and boats can be moored nearby.  

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Due to construction, this campground will be closed for the 2013 season 
Reservations: Reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov. Reservations must be made 3 days in advance of arrival. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $21 per night, per site
$5 per additional vehicle, per night
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Maximum length of stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = 40'
Maximum group size = 6 per site  2 night minimum on weekends. 3 night minimum on holidays.
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire - California Land Management
Information Center: High Sierra Ranger District
29688 Auberry Rd
P.O. Box 559
Prather, CA 93651
 
(559) 855-5355    Hearing Impaired
California Relay Service 711
Open: Monday-Friday
Hours:  8:00am-4:30pm  For more information click here.  

General Information

Directions:

Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis to Shaver Lake. Once in Shaver turn right on Dorabella Road (just after the gas station and mini mart). Travel 5/10 of a mile to Dorabelle Campground.


General Notes:

The picturesque town of Shaver Lake is nearby, offering restaurants, gas, grocery, and fishing supplies. Cell phone service is available in area.

This is Bear Country. Please store food properly and don’t feed the bears. Bring mosquito repellant. 


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Amenities

Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length = 40'
Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping Total sites = 68
Drinking water Yes
Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.11344639
  Longitude : 
-119.3097203
  Elevation : 
5400