Lumsden Campground

Area Status: Open
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Lumsden Campground Sign

Lumsden Campground is on a low elevation pine and oak forested site on the Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River approximately one mile from South Fork Campground and two miles from Lumsden Bridge Campground, within the Tuolumne-Lumsden Recreation Area.

Each site has a picnic table and a campfire pit with a grill. A vault toilet is available in the campground. Untreated water is available from river, if running. Treating water before drinking is recommended.

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CAUTION - BURNED AREA
Please use caution while in the
Rim Fire Burned Area.
Potential hazards include loose and falling rocks, flash floods, and debris flows.
Trees may have been weakened from fire damage and ongoing drought and may fall at any time.
Stay on designated roads and trails and within opened areas.
Be alert for falling objects and do not linger around large trees.
Avoid the area during high winds or heavy rain.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Groveland Ranger District - Open.
Operational Hours: Lumsden Campground is open year-round.
Reservations: No reservations: first come - first served.
Fees No fee.
Restrictions: Not recommended for trailers or RVs. Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is 6. The maximum length of stay in any campground is 14 days. Campfire permits are not required in developed campgrounds. Do not burn plastic or metal. Please leave the area in as good (or better) condition than you found it. Often, locations destroyed by thoughtless campers must be closed to restore the area's natural health. Help ensure your favorite area remains open.
Closest Towns: Communities along Highway 120 with gas and groceries:
  • Groveland
  • Big Oak Flat
  • Buck Meadows
  • Yosemite Lakes
The nearest hospital is in Sonora.
Water: Untreated water available from river, if running. Treating water before drinking is recommended.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available in the campground. No RV dump station available.
Operated By: Groveland Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Groveland travel approximately 7.5 miles east to Ferretti Road. Turn left (north) onto Ferretti Road. Travel 1 mile and turn right (east) onto Lumsden Road/Forest Route 1N01 off of Ferretti Road. Travel approximately 5 miles to the campground which is located on the left (north) side of the road.

RVs and trailers are not recommended on Lumsden Road/Forest Route 1N10.

Lumsden Road from Lumsden Bridge to Forest Route 1N01 is closed December 15 to April 15 according to the Motorized Travel Management Plan.

Lumsden Road is subject to closure during inclement weather.


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Tent camping is permitted. RVs and trailers are not recommended on Lumsden Road (Forest Route 1N10).


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.838214
  Longitude : 
-120.051145
  Elevation : 
1500