South Fork Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

South Fork Campground Sign

South Fork Campground is on a low elevation site near the confluence of the South Fork Tuolumne River and the Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River approximately one mile from Lumsden Campground and 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 available from river, if running. Treating water before drinking is recommended.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Groveland Ranger District - Closed due to Rim Fire (Forest Order STF 2014-01).
Operational Hours: South Fork Campground is open year-round.
Reservations: No reservations: fist 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 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.

Lumsden Road from Lumsden Bridge to Forest Route 1N10 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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