Picnic Area Status - Open/Closed

Information current as of  March 27, 2018

Bass Lake / Courtright/Wishon / Dinkey Creek / Edison/Florence Lake / Huntington Lake / Kings River/
Kerckhoff Reservoir /Mammoth Pool / McKinley Grove Road / Merced River / Shaver Lake /
Sky Ranch Road / Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway /  Sierra Vista Scenic Byway /

Picnic Site By Area Status Sites Toilet Water Fee Reservations Comments
    Bass Lake          
Denver Church Open 35* Flush Yes Yes No  
Falls Beach Open 6 Flush Yes Yes No Open Year Round
Lakeside Open 5 Flush Yes Yes No Open Year Round
Little Denver Church Open 7 Flush Yes Yes No Open Year Round
Pine Point Closed 9 Flush Yes Yes No  
Pine Slope Closed 8 Flush Yes Yes No  
Recreation Point Open 4 Fault Yes Yes Yes Open Year Round
Willow Cove Closed 3 Vault No Yes No  
Rocky Point Closed 8 Vault Yes Yes No  
               
                  Courtright/Wishon          
Coolidge Meadow Closed 10 Vault No No No  
Short Hair Fishing Access Closed 12 Vault No No No  
Spillway Fishing Access Closed 10 Vault No No No  
Upper Kings River Fishing Access Closed 15 Vault No No No  
Wishon Dam Fishing Access Closed 10 Vault No No No  
We-Me-Kute Closed 8 Vault No No No  
               
                  Dinkey Creek          
Dinkey Creek Closed 4 Vault Yes Yes No Dinkey Creek Inn and 
store are nearby. Store has
provisions and a restaurant.
Dinkey Fisherman Closed 8 Vault No No No

Dinkey Creek Inn and
store are nearby. Store has
provisions and a restaurant.

               
                  Edison/Florence Lake          
Florence Lake Closed 17 Vault Yes No No  
Mono Creek Closed 5 Vault No No No  
               
                  Huntington Lake           
Bear Cove Closed 18 Vault Yes Yes No Forest Order Closure
Billy Creek Closed 7 Vault Yes No No Forest Order Closure
Dowville Closed 5 Vault No No No Forest Order Closure
Huntington Lake Boat Launch Area Open 9 Vault No Yes   Huntington Lake
               
                  Kings River          
Kirch Flat Open 6 Vault No No No  
               
                 Kerckhoff Reservoir          
Smalley Cove Open 5 Vault and
handicapped
accessible
Yes Yes No Boating, swimming, boat ramp;
Water-skiing
               
                 Mammoth Pool          
Mile High Closed 3 Vault No No No  
Windy Point Closed 1 Vault No No No Forest Order Closure
               
                McKinley Grove Road          
McKinley Grove Closed 10 Vault No No No  
               
                Merced River          
Cranberry Launch Open 6 Vault No No No  
Indian Flat Open 9 Vault No Yes No  
McClendon Beach Open 6 Vault No No No  
Red Bud Open 5 Vault No Yes No  
Westfall Closed           Railroad Fire
                 Shaver Lake          
Dorabelle Closed 5 Vault Yes Yes No  
               
                  Sky Ranch          
Nelder Grove Closed 7 Vault No No No Railroad Fire
               
                  Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway          
Bear Cove Closed 18 Vault Yes Yes No Forest Order Closure
Billy Creek Closed 7 Vault Yes No No Forest Order Closure
Dowville Closed 5 Vault No No No Forest Order Closure
               
                   Sierra Vista Scenic Byway          
Mile High Closed 3 Vault No No No  
Nelder Grove Closed 7 Vault No No No Railroad Fire