Old Isabella


Area Status: Open
Tents set up on the Lakeshore at Old Isabella with people playing in water

Located off Highway 178 on the southern side of Lake Isabella, this facility offers visitors a vault toilet, trash service, a visitor information station, and campsites  above the high-water mark.  Below the high-water mark, visitors can drive their vehicles to the shoreline and camp at the water’s edge.  Below the high-water mark, portable toilets and trash receptacles are provided for visitor convenience during the summer.

Adjacent to the camping site there is a public boat launch and courtesy dock with a large, paved parking area for vehicles and boat trailers, flush toilets, and drinking water. 

 

ExplorUS
All developed campground areas on the Forest operate under a concessionaire permit with ExplorUs. For additional information, please visit About Explorus - Hospitality Management (goexplorus.com) or call their home office at (661) 702-1420, or their Lake Isabella office at 760-376-1269.

The interagency America the Beauitful pass AnnualSeniorAccessVolunteer, and Military is accepted. 

Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at preventwildfireca.org

For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-376-3781.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-376-3781.
Operational Hours: Year Round
Reservations: First come, first served. For additional information, please visit About Explorus - Hospitality Management (goexplorus.com) or call their home office at (661) 702-1420, or their Lake Isabella office at 760-376-1269.
Fees: Day Use and Camping Fee $12
Dump Station Use - $20
Permit Info: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves.
Open Season: Year Round
Usage: Light
Best Season: Year Round
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Camping is limited to 14 days within any 30 day period.
Closest Towns: Lake Isabella
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Passes: America the Beautiful Pass accepted.
Operated By: ExplorUS
Information Center: Kern River Ranger District 

Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.652472

  Longitude : 
-118.456888