Jackass Meadow Campground

  

Surrounded by the craggy peaks of the John Muir Wilderness, Jackass Meadow Campground is situated below Florence Lake on the San Joaquin River. Campsites are shaded by a stand of Aspen and Lodgepole pine and each campsite has a table, fire ring and grill. Bear-proof food lockers, water and accessible vault toilets are provided. The South Fork of the San Joaquin runs through the campground and is located near several Native American archaeological sites. Most of the recreation opportunities here can be found in and around Florence Lake. There is a boat ramp and boat rentals at the Florence Lake Store. Paved and dirt roads provided access to the campground and large RV's are not recommended on Kaiser Pass Road.

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At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations, first come, first serve.
Rentals & Guides: Boat rentals, store, and ferry service available at Florence Lake Resort located 1/2 mile from the campground.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $19 per night, per single site
$38 per night, per double site
$5 per per night, per additional vehicle
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum length of stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = 25'
Maximum group size = 6 per site
Water: NO
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 
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General Information

Directions:

Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis to Shaver Lake. Continue thru Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. At Eastwood Visitor Center, turn right on Kaiser Pass Road and travel 23 miles to Jackass Campground near Florence Lake.


General Notes:

Campfire wood is available for purchase from the Campground Host.

Supplies and groceries can be purchased half a mile from the campground at the Florence Lake Store.

This is Bear Counrty. Please store food properly and don't feed the bears. Bring mosquito repellent.


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Amenities

Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length = 25'
Toilets Vault
Picnic tables Yes
Parking
Tent camping Total sites = 44