Picnic Area Status - Open/Closed

Information current as of  October 30, 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 Open 9 Flush Yes Yes No  
Pine Slope Open 8 Flush Yes Yes No  
Recreation Point Open 4 Fault Yes Yes Yes Open Year Round
Willow Cove Open 3 Vault No Yes No  
Rocky Point Open 8 Vault Yes Yes No  
               
                  Courtright/Wishon          
Coolidge Meadow Open 10 Vault No No No  
Short Hair Fishing Access Open 12 Vault No No No  
Spillway Fishing Access Open 10 Vault No No No  
Upper Kings River Fishing Access Open 15 Vault No No No  
Wishon Dam Fishing Access Open 10 Vault No No No  
We-Me-Kute Open 8 Vault No No No  
               
                  Dinkey Creek          
Dinkey Creek Open 4 Vault Yes Yes No Dinkey Creek Inn and 
store are nearby. Store has
provisions and a restaurant.
Dinkey Fisherman Open 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  
Billy Creek Closed 7 Vault Yes No No  
Dowville Closed 5 Vault No No No  
Huntington Lake Boat Launch Area Closed 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 05-15-00-18-03
               
                McKinley Grove Road          
McKinley Grove Open 10 Vault No No No  
               
                Merced River          
Cranberry Launch Closed 6 Vault No No No Temporary/Seasonal
Indian Flat Closed 9 Vault No Yes No Temporary/Seasonal
McClendon Beach Closed 6 Vault No No No Temporary/Seasonal
Red Bud Closed 5 Vault No Yes No Temporary/Seasonal
Westfall Open            
                 Shaver Lake          
Dorabelle Closed 5 Vault Yes Yes No  
               
                  Sky Ranch          
Nelder Grove Open 7 Vault No No No  
               
                  Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway          
Bear Cove Closed 18 Vault Yes Yes No  
Billy Creek Closed 7 Vault Yes No No  
Dowville Closed 5 Vault No No No  
               
                   Sierra Vista Scenic Byway          
Mile High Open 3 Vault No No No  
Nelder Grove Open 7 Vault No No No  
               
               




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