Sierra National Forest Campgrounds

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Campground Status

Current as of  July 17, 2020

Campgrounds are subject to open/close without notice dependent on weather or safety conditions.​

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST TAKES STEPS TO REDUCE HUMAN CAUSED WILDFIRES:

Forest Order No. 05-15-00-20-06   Fire Restrictions

We ask that you consider whether your personal participation in outdoor recreation at this time would pose an unnecessary risk to others as we all work together to flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping our National Forests safe and healthy for everyone’s use.

Campground Camping, Bass Lake/ Beasore RoadCentral Camp Road/ Clover MeadowCourtright/ Wishon/ Dinkey Creek/ Edison/Florence ReservoirsHigh SierraHuntington Lake/  Kings River/ Mammoth River/ Merced River/ McKinley Grove/ Patterson Mountain/ Redinger Lake/ Shaver Lake/ Sky Ranch Road/
Sierra Heritage Scenic BywaySouth of Yosemite/ Other Areas
  

***Camping Restrictions in Effect*** Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-10

***Parking Restrictions in Effect***   Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-11       

To make a campground reservation please follow this link - www.recreation.gov

Campground by Area Status Sites Toilet Water Fee Reservations  
Bass Lake              
Crane Valley Group Closed 7 Vault No Yes Yes Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Forks Open 31 Flush Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/15
Lupine/Cedar Bluff Open 113 Flush Yes Yes Yes  
Recreation Point Closed 4 Flush Yes Yes Yes  
Spring Cove Open 63 Flush Yes Yes No Closes 9/21
Wishon Point Open 47 Flush Yes Yes No  
               
 Beasore Road              
Chilkoot

Open

14 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/21
Upper Chiquito

Closed

20 Vault  No No No Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
               
 Central Camp Road              
Gaggs Camp   Closed 12 Vault No Yes No Public Safety Concerns
Whiskers Closed 8 Vault No Yes No Public Safety Concerns
               
 Clover Meadow              
Clover Meadow Open 7 Vault Yes No No  
Granite Creek

Open

20 Vault No No No Closes 12/01
               
 Courtright/ Wishon              
Lily Pad Open 15 Vault No Yes No

Operated by PG&E, Closes 10/15

Marmot Rock Open 15 Vault No Yes No Closes 10/8
Trapper Springs Open 75 Vault Yes Yes No Operated by PG&E, Closed due to Logging Operation
Upper Kings Group Campground Closed 1 Vault       Operated by PG&E
Voyager Rock Closed 14 No No No No Opens on 8/1 with Dusy Ershim - Closes 11/1
               
 Dinkey Creek              
Bretz Mill Open 3 Vault Yes No No  
Dinkey Creek Open 128 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 10/20
Dinkey Creek Group Campground Closed           Closes 10/20
               
 Edison/ Florence Reservoirs              
Jackass Meadows Closed 42 Vault Yes Yes Yes For Season
Mono Creek Open 14 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/22
Vermillion Open 31 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/22
Ward Lake Open 17 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/22
               
 High Sierra              
Bolsillo Open 3 Vault Yes No No  
Mono Hot Springs Open 22 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/22
Portal Forebay Open 11 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/22
Sample Meadow Open 16 Vault No No No  
West Kaiser Open 10 Vault No No No  
               
Huntington Lake              
Badger Flat Closed 15 Vault No Yes No Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Billy Creek, Lower Open 13 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Billy Creek, Upper Closed  44 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Catavee                     Closed 24 Flush Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
College Open 11 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/15
Deer Creek             Open 28 Flush Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/15
Kinnikinnick Closed 27 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Rancheria Closed 145 Flush/Vault No Yes   Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
               
 Kings River              
Camp 4 Closed 4 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
Camp 4 1/2 Closed 4 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
Green Cabin Flat Closed 5 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
Gravel Flat Camping Area Open 1 Vault No  No No  Open All Year
Kirch Flat - Group Closed 17 Vault No No  No Closed
Kirch Flat  Open            
Mill Creek Flat Closed 5 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
               
 Mammoth Pool              
China Bar Closed 6 Vault No No No Hike in only
Little Jackass Open 5 Vault  No No No Closes 12/01
Lower Chiquito Closed 7 Vault No Yes No Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Mammoth Pool Closed 47 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Placer Closed 8 Vault No Yes Yes Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Soda Springs Open 18 Vault No  Yes No  
Sweetwater Open 10 Vault No Yes Yes  
Whisky Falls Closed 14 Vault No No No  
               
 Merced River              
Dirt Flat Open 5 Vault Yes Yes Yes  
Dry Gulch Open 4 Vault Yes Yes Yes  
McCabe Flat (BLM) Closed 14 Vault No  Yes No Open All Year Operated by BLM (209) 379-9414
Railroad Flat (BLM) Closed 9 Vault No Yes No Open All Year Operated by BLM (209) 379-9414
Willow Placer (BLM) Closed 8 Vault No Yes No Open All Year Operated by BLM (209) 379-9414
               
 McKinley Grove              
Gigantea Closed 10 Vault No Yes No  
Buck Meadow Open 10 Vault Yes Yes No  
               
 Patterson Mountain              
Black Rock Open 10 Vault No Yes No No Shade, No Water, No Trees, No Services, Pack in & Pack Out
Sawmill Flats Open 15 Vault No No No  
               
Redinger Lake/ Kerckhoff Res.              
Redinger Closed 5 Vault No No No Open All Year, No Fires Allowed
Smalley Cove Closed 5 Vault and Accessible Yes Yes No Operated by PG&E
               
Shaver Lake              
Camp Edison   252 Flush Yes Yes Yes Operated by SCE
Dorabelle Open 67 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 10/20
Swanson Meadow Closed 8 Vault No Yes No  
               
Sky Ranch Road              
Fresno Dome Open 15 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/14
Grey's Mountain Open 26 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/14
Kelty Meadow Open 11 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/21
Nelder Grove Open 7 Vault No No No Closes 12/01
Soquel Open 11 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/21
               
Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway              
Badger Flat Closed 15 Vault No Yes No Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Billy Creek, Lower Open 13 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Billy Creek, Upper Closed 44 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Camp Edison   252 Flush Yes Yes Yes Operated by SCE
Catavee Closed 24 Flush Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
College Open 11 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/15
Dorabelle Open 67 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 10/20
Deer Creek Open 28 Flush Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/15
Kinnikinnick Closed 27 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Rancheria Closed 145 Flush/Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
               
Sierra Vista Scenic Byway              
Bowler Group Campground Closed 12 Vault No No No No Service - Pack it in, Pack it out Closes 12/01
Clover Meadow Closed 6 Vault Yes No No High Clearance Vehicles Only
Fish Creek Open 7 Vault No Yes Yes Pack out what you pack in! Closes 9/21
Fresno Dome Open 15 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/14
Granite Creek  Open  20 Vault No No No No Service, Pack it in , Pack it out Closes 12/01
Grey's Mountain Open 26 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/14
Kelty Meadow Open 11 Vault No Yes  Yes Closes 9/21
Lower Chiquito Closed 7 Vault No Yes No Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Nelder Grove Open 7 Vault No No No No Service - Pack it in, Pack it out Closes 12/01
Placer Closed 8 Vault Yes Yes No Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Rock Creek Closed 18 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
Soda Springs Open 18 Vault No Yes No  
Soquel Open 1 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/21
Sweetwater Open 7 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/21
Texas Flat Group Campground Closed 4 Vault No Yes Yes  
Upper Chiquito Closed 20 Vault No No No Closed by Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08
               
South of Yosemite              
Summerdale Open 30 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/21
Big Sandy Camping Area Open 18 Vault No Yes No  
Other Areas              
Jerseydale Closed 10 Vault Yes No No Closed by  Forest Order No. 05-15-00-19-08​
               




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