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
Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) - Campground is OPEN. This campground is first come, first served.
Typically, Baker Campground is open May through September, weather permitting.
First come, first serve. Reservations ca not be made for Baker Campground.
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
American Land & Leisure 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.
April 28, 2016
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. Often, locations destroyed by thoughtless campers must be closed to restore the area's natural health. Help ensure your favorite area remains open.
Communities with gas and/or groceries:
Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
Kennedy Meadows Resort
Potable water is available at faucets throughout campground. Filling of RVs is prohibited.
Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. No RV dump station available.
Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station
Directions: 29 miles east of Pinecrest off Highway 108 on Kennedy Meadow Road, near Deadman Campground and Kennedy Meadow Trailhead.