Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Clark Fork Horse Camp is located passed the dump station at Clark Fork Campground, five miles from the junction of Clark Fork Road and Highway 108. It is about 25 miles east of the Summit Ranger Station. There are 13 sites available. Some sites have picnic tables.  There are three vault toilets and no potable drinking water. There is a watering trough for stock.  Road and parking pads are dirt. Campers are asked to use existing fire rings.  Please camp in numbered sites. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) - This campground is OPEN. Will close December 15, 2016 or when the first snow falls.
Operational Hours: Clark Fork Horse Camp is open May through September, weather permitting.
Reservations: First come, first serve.
Open Season: May 2016 - December 15, 2016
Restrictions: Camp in designated sites only. A single campsite has a six person limit. 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
Water: Potable water is not available. Untreated water available from stream (if flowing). Treat water.
Restroom: Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. RV dump station available.
Operated By: Forest Service in partnership with the Backcountry Horseman of California, Mid-Valley Unit

General Information

Directions: 25 miles east of Pinecrest on Clark Fork Road, near Clark Fork Campground and Iceberg Meadow Trailhead.

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