Pigeon Flat Campground is a walk-in campground situated along the banks of the Stanislaus River. It is located 24 miles east of the Summit Ranger Station on Highway 108. NO cars are allowed past the main gate into the camping area. There are a total of 7 sites. Each site has a table and metal fire ring. The parking area is dirt-surfaced. Restrooms are vault toilets. Potable water is not available. A fee is charged for extra vehicle parking.
At a Glance
Summit Ranger District- Opening April 22, 2015. This campground is first-come, first-serve.
Typically, Pigeon Flat Campground is open May through September, weather permitting.
First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Pigeon Flat Campground.
Dodge Ridge Corporation operates Pigeon FlatCampground and charges the following fees:
$11.00 for a single-family site
Dodge Ridge Corporation 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.
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)
Potable water is not available. Untreated water available from stream (if flowing). Treat water.
Vault toilets are available in the campground. No RV dump station available.
Dodge Ridge Corporation
Directions: 24 miles east of Pinecrest on Highway 108.
Forested and open areas along the Middle Fork Stanislaus River within the Brightman Recreation Area. Food, gas, and other services available nearby at Dardanelles Resort and Kennedy Meadows Resort. Fishing on the Middle Fork Stanislaus River (upper). food, gas, and other services available nearby at Dardanelles Resort and Kennedy Meadow Resort. Next to Column of the Giants interpretive walk, fishing on the Middle Fork Stanislaus River (upper).