Sierra National Forest Campgrounds

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Campground Status

Current as of  July 20, 2021

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

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST TAKES STEPS TO REDUCE HUMAN CAUSED WILDFIRES:

There are currently no Fire Restrictions. To obtain a campfire permit click here.

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 Forest Order
Forks
Open  
31 Flush Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/15
Lupine/Cedar Bluff Open 113 Flush Yes Yes Yes  
Recreation Point Open  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

Closed

14 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Upper Chiquito

Closed

20 Vault  No No No Forest Order
               
 Central Camp Road              
Gaggs Camp   Closed 12 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Whiskers Closed 8 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
               
 Clover Meadow              
Clover Meadow Open 7 Vault Yes No No  
Granite Creek

Closed

20 Vault No No No Forest Order
               
 Courtright/ Wishon              
Lily Pad Open 15 Vault No Yes Yes

Operated by PG&E,

Open 6/01 - 10/15

Marmot Rock Open 15 Vault No Yes Yes

Operated by PG&E

Open 06/01 - 10/08 

Trapper Springs Open 75 Vault Yes Yes Yes

Operated by PG&E

Open 6/21 - 10/08

Upper Kings Group Campground Open 1 Vault      

Operated by PG&E

Opens 6/21 - 10/08

Voyager Rock Closed 14 No No No No Opens on 8/1 with Dusy Ershim - Closes 11/1
               
 Dinkey Creek              
Bretz Mill Bretz 3 Vault Yes No No BLUE FIRE
Dinkey Creek Open 128 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 10/20
Dinkey Creek Group Campground Closed         Yes Forest Order
               
 Edison/ Florence Reservoirs              
Jackass Meadows Closed 42 Vault Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
Mono Creek Open 14 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/22 - Open Memorial
Vermillion Open 31 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/22 - Open Memorial
Ward Lake Open 17 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/22 - Open Memorial 
               
 High Sierra              
Bolsillo Open 3 Vault Yes No No Open Memorial Weekend
Mono Hot Springs Open 22 Vault No Yes Yes Closes 9/22 - Open Memorial
Portal Forebay Open 11 Vault No Yes No Closes 9/22 - Open Memorial
Sample Meadow Open 16 Vault No No No Open Mid-June
West Kaiser Open 10 Vault No No No  
               
Huntington Lake              
Badger Flat Closed 15 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Billy Creek, Lower Open 13 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8 - 
Billy Creek, Upper Closed  44 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
Catavee                     Closed 24 Flush Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
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 Forest Order
Rancheria Open 145 Flush/Vault No Yes YES Loop A and all above Amphitheater is CLOSED
               
 Kings River              
Camp 4 Open 4 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
Camp 4 1/2 Open 4 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
Green Cabin Flat Open 5 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
Gravel Flat Camping Area Open 1 Vault No  No No  Campfire Permit Required
Kirch Flat  Closed 17 Vault No No  No Closed/Campground Jul. 19 - Nov. 20 For Rehabilitation
Kirch Flat - Goup Closed           Closed/Campground Jul. 19 - Nov. 20 For Rehabilitation
Mill Creek Flat Open 5 Vault No No No Operated by Sequoia NF
               
 Mammoth Pool              
China Bar Closed 6 Vault No No No Forest Order
Little Jackass Closed 5 Vault  No No No Forest Order
Lower Chiquito Closed 7 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Mammoth Pool Closed 47 Vault Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
Placer Closed 8 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Soda Springs Closed 18 Vault No  Yes No Forest Order
Sweetwater Closed 10 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Whisky Falls Closed 14 Vault No No No Forest Order
               
 Merced River              
Dirt Flat Open 5 Vault Yes Yes Yes  
Dry Gulch Open 4 Vault Yes Yes Yes  
McCabe Flat (BLM)   14 Vault No  Yes No Open All Year Operated by BLM (209) 379-9414
Railroad Flat (BLM)   9 Vault No Yes No Open All Year Operated by BLM (209) 379-9414
Willow Placer (BLM)   8 Vault No Yes No Open All Year Operated by BLM (209) 379-9414
               
 McKinley Grove              
Gigantea Closed 10 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Buck Meadow Open 10 Vault Yes Yes No Open in Mid-June
               
 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 Open in Mid-June No Services, Pack in & Pack Out
               
Redinger Lake/ Kerckhoff Res.              
Redinger Open 5 Vault No No No Open All Year, No Fires Allowed....
Smalley Cove Open 5 Vault and Accessible Yes Yes Yes

Operated by PG&E

               
Shaver Lake              
Camp Edison Closed 252 Flush Yes Yes Yes Operated by SCE
Dorabelle Open 67 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 10/20
Swanson Meadow Open 8 Vault No Yes No Open in Mid-June
               
Sky Ranch Road              
Fresno Dome Closed 15 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Grey's Mountain Open 26 Vault No Yes No  
Kelty Meadow Closed 11 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Nelder Grove Closed 7 Vault No No No Forest Order
Soquel Open 11 Vault No Yes Yes  
               
Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway              
Badger Flat Closed 15 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Billy Creek, Lower Open 13 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/8
Billy Creek, Upper Closed 44 Flush/Vault Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
Camp Edison   252 Flush Yes Yes Yes Operated by SCE
Catavee Closed 24 Flush Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
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 Forest Order
Rancheria Open 145 Flush/Vault No Yes Yes Loop A and all above Amphitheater is CLOSED
               
Sierra Vista Scenic Byway              
Bowler Group Campground Closed 12 Vault No No No Forest Order
Clover Meadow Open 6 Vault Yes No No High Clearance Vehicles Only
Fish Creek Closed 7 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Fresno Dome Closed 15 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Granite Creek  Closed  20 Vault No No No Forest Order
Grey's Mountain Open 26 Vault No Yes No  
Kelty Meadow Closed 11 Vault No Yes  Yes Forest Order
Lower Chiquito Closed 7 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Nelder Grove Closed 7 Vault No No No Forest Order
Placer Closed 8 Vault Yes Yes No Forest Order
Rock Creek Closed 18 Vault Yes Yes Yes Forest Order
Soda Springs Closed 18 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Soquel Open 1 Vault No Yes Yes  
Sweetwater Closed 7 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Texas Flat Group Campground Closed 4 Vault No Yes Yes Forest Order
Upper Chiquito Closed 20 Vault No No No Forest Order
               
South of Yosemite              
Summerdale Open 30 Vault Yes Yes Yes Closes 9/21
Big Sandy Camping Area Closed 18 Vault No Yes No Forest Order
Other Areas              
Jerseydale Closed 10 Vault Yes No No Forest Order
               




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