Portal Forebay Campground


Located along Kaiser Pass Road at Portal Forebay Lake. Sites are shaded by pine and cedar trees and each campsite has a picnic table, grill and bear-proof food storage locker. Vault toilets are provided. Drinking water is not available. Paved and dirt roads provided access to the campground. Large RV's or motorhomes not recommended for travel on Kaiser Pass Road.

At a Glance

Reservations: No Reservations. First come, First serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Single site $22.00
Double $44.00
$7 fee for each additional vehicle.
During holidays fees increase $2 per site.
Open Season: June
Usage: Heavy
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 
For more information click here.

General Information

General Notes:

Nearest services are at Huntington Lake.  The High Sierra Ranger Station is approximately 3 miles past the campground.

Make sure you bring your mosquito repellent. This is Bear Country, please store food properly and Don't feed the bears.


Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis to Shaver Lake. Continue thru Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. At east end of the Huntington Lake turn right on the Kaiser Pass Road (at Eastwood Visitor Center). Travel 13.6 miles northeast on the Kaiser Pass Road to Portal Forebay Campground.



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Toilets Vault
Picnic tables Yes
Tent camping Total sites = 11
Fire Danger Level: Low
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