Picnic Area Status - Open/Closed

Information current as of March 15, 2017

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 Closed 35* Flush Yes Yes No  
Falls Closed 6 Flush Yes Yes No  
Lakeside Closed 5 Flush Yes Yes No  
Little Denver Church Closed 7 Flush Yes Yes No  
Pine Point Closed 9 Flush Yes Yes No  
Pine Slope Closed 8 Flush Yes Yes No  
Recreation Point Closed 4 Fault Yes Yes Yes  
Willow Cove Closed 3 Vault No Yes No  
Rocky Point Closed 8 Vault Yes  Yes No Closed for repairs.
               
                  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

Closes 09/25/2016, 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 Lakeshore Resort/Cedar
located near picnic area. Boat
Launching and boat rentals 
available nearby. 
Billy Creek Closed 7 Vault Yes No No  
Dowville Closed 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 Willow fire damage area
Windy Point Closed 1 Vault No No No  
               
                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            
                 Shaver Lake          
Dorabelle Closed 5 Vault Yes Yes No  
               
                  Sky Ranch Road          
Nelder Grove Closed 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 Closed 3 Vault No No No  
Nelder Grove Closed 7 Vault No No No