Rancheria Campground

  

Tucked under a dense canopy of fir and pine trees, Rancheria Campground is located on the shores of Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. This large campground has several walk-to tent sites; the rest are standard and can accommodate RVs up to 40 feet. Each site has a dirt parking spur, picnic table, campfire ring and grill. A pay phone, drinking water and accessible flush and vault restrooms are provided. Some sites have lakeviews and some tent-only sites are right on the shore and allow for informal mooring of boats. The campground's location makes it possible to discover all the activities and attractions at Huntington Lake, and it's an excellent base for further exploration of the Kaiser Wilderness. Campground check-in located at California Land Management Office next to the Eastwood Visitor Center.

An on-site amphitheater is used to host campfire programs on summer weekends. California Land Management sponsors a variety of interpretive programs throughout the summer at several locations in the Huntington Lake area. Scheduled programs are posted at campgrounds throughout the Huntington Lake basin, and at the Eastwood Visitor Center. Located nearby is the Billy Creek Guard Station museum, providing historical overviews on Huntington Lake, Native Americans and the Forest Service. Visit the Eastwood Visitor Center for area information.  

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov. Reservations can be made up to 3 days prior to arrival.  
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $26.00 Single site $54.00 Double site $85-$87 Group site $5 fee for additional vehicles. During holidays fees increase $2 per site.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum length of stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = 40'
Maximum group size = 6 per site 2 night minumum on weekends. 3 night minimum on holidays. Check in at California Land Management office (east end of Huntington Lake).
Water: Yes, piped
Restroom: Flush & Vault
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. Continue thru Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. Rancheria Campground is located before you get to Eastwood Visitor Center.


Accessibility:
General Notes:

At Huntington Lake, services available at California Land Management Camp Store, Lakeshore Resort and Rancheria Enterprises. Cell service limited to Huntington Lake 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 Flush & Vault
Picnic tables Yes
Parking
Tent camping Total sites = 149
Drinking water Yes, piped
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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    A continuing goal of the Forest is to provide as many accessible opportunities to persons with disabilities so that all will be able to share in the common day-to-day experiences that non-disabled take for granted.

Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.25031224
  Longitude : 
-119.1608322
  Elevation : 
7000