Area Status: Open
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Baker CampgroundBaker CampgroundBaker Campground

Baker Campground situated in a mixed conifer forest along the banks of the Stanislaus River. It is located at the junction of Highway 108 and Kennedy Meadow Road, about 27 miles from the Summit Ranger Station. There are 44 sites with a few doubles and 2 walk-in sites. The main road is paved; parking pads are dirt-surfaced. Each site has a table and a fire ring. Hydrants serve several sites as a water source. Toilets are vault-style. Fee charged for extra vehicle parking.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) - Campground is OPEN. This campground is first come, first served.
Operational Hours: Typically, Baker Campground is open May through September, weather permitting.
Reservations: First come, first serve.  Reservations can not be made for Baker Campground. 
Fees NEW for 2016 - Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station operate Baker Campground and charge the following fees:
  • $20.00 for a single-family site
  • $40.00 for a double-family site
Kennedy Meadows Resort operates this campground under a special use permit administered by the Forest Service. The fees paid by concessionaires finance the refurbishment of facilities in the campgrounds they operate.  The Interagency Access Pass and Interagency Senior Pass are honored for single-family sites only.  Passes are not accepted for double sites.
Open Season: April 28, 2016
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is six. 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.
Closest Towns: Communities with gas and/or groceries:
  • Highway 108:
    • Sonora
    • Twain Harte
    • Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
    • Pinecrest
    • Strawberry
    • Kennedy Meadows Resort
Water: Potable water is available at faucets throughout campground. Filling of RVs is prohibited.
Restroom: Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. No RV dump station available.
Passes: The Interagency Access Pass and Interagency Senior Pass are honored for single-family sites only.  Passes are not accepted for double sites.
Operated By: Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station

General Information

Directions: 29 miles east of Pinecrest off Highway 108 on Kennedy Meadow Road, near Deadman Campground and Kennedy Meadow Trailhead.

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Campground Camping

Forested areas along the Middle Fork Stanislaus River within the Brightman Recreation Area. Fishing on the Middle Fork Stanislaus River (upper).

Reservation Infofirst-come, first-served
No. of Sites44

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