Upper Kings Group Campground

  

Located at the base of Wishon Reservoir Dam on the Upper Kings River, Upper Kings River Group Campground offers camping for up to 50 people. There is a large cooking area with tables and grills. Opportunities for fishing and swimming are nearby. Campground host is on site. Access is paved and dirt. This is a PG&E facility.

This is bear country.  Please use food storage boxes and don't feed the bears. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day Use 6am – 10pm
Reservations: For Reservations, call PG&E at (916) 386-5164.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $200.00 per night/ $1400 per week  Two night minimum, payable in advance.
Restrictions: Maximum stay = 14 days
Maximum group size = 50 per site
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
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
For more information click here.

General Information

Directions:

Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis towards Prather. Continue through Prather towards Shaver Lake. Just before you reach Shaver Lake turn right on the Dinkey Creek Road. Travel 11.7 miles east to the intersection of the Dinkey Creek Road and the McKinley Grove Road. Turn right and travel 17 miles north on the McKinley Grove Road to Wishon Reservoir. Before you get to the Reservoir you will see a right that forks off to the right (Upper Kings River), follow the road for 0.4 of mile to the fishing site at the base of the Dam then continue 0.1 miles more.


Accessibility:

Nearby access path and fishing platforms.


General Notes:

Wishon Village is nearby and offers a store, RV park and boat rentals.

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


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

General Info:

Directions:

Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis towards Prather.  Continue through Prather towards Shaver Lake.  Just before you reach Shaver Lake turn right on the Dinkey Creek Road.  Travel 11.7 miles east to the intersection of the Dinkey Creek Road and the McKinley Grove Road.  Turn right and travel 17 miles north on the McKinley Grove Road to Wishon Reservoir.  Before you get to the reservoir you will see a right that forks off to the right (Upper Kings River), follow the road for 4/10 of a mile to the group camping area.


Directions:

Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis towards Prather. Continue through Prather towards Shaver Lake. Just before you reach Shaver Lake turn right on the Dinkey Creek Road. Travel 11.7 miles east to the intersection of the Dinkey Creek Road and the McKinley Grove Road. Turn right and travel 17 miles north on the McKinley Grove Road to Wishon Reservoir. Before you get to the Reservoir you will see a right that forks off to the right (Upper Kings River), follow the road for 4/10 of mile to the Group camping area.


Directions:

Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis towards Prather. Continue through Prather towards Shaver Lake. Just before you reach Shaver Lake turn right on the Dinkey Creek Road. Travel 11.7 miles east to the intersection of the Dinkey Creek Road and the McKinley Grove Road. Turn right and travel 17 miles north on the McKinley Grove Road to Wishon Reservoir. Before you get to the Reservoir you will see a right that forks off to the right (Upper Kings River), follow the road for 4/10 of mile to the Group camping area.


Amenities

Toilets Vault
Picnic tables
Parking
Tent camping Total sites = 1
Drinking water
Fire Danger Level: Very High
Areas & Activities

Highlights

  • Accessibility
    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

 
  Elevation : 
6,200'