Each site has a picnic table and a campfire pit with a grill. A vault toilet is available in the campground. Untreated water available from river, if running. Treating water before drinking is recommended.
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
Groveland Ranger District (HWY 120)- Closed due to Rim Fire damages.
South Fork Campground is open year-round.
No reservations: fist come - first served.
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.
Communities along Highway 120 with gas and groceries:
Big Oak Flat
The nearest hospital is in Sonora.
Untreated water available from river, if running. Treating water before drinking is recommended.
Vault toilets are available in the campground. No RV dump station available.
Groveland Ranger District
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 1N10 off of Ferretti Road. Travel approximately 5.5 miles to the campground which is located on the right (south) side of the road.
RVs and trailers are not recommended on Lumsden Road/Forest Route 1N10.