Wishon Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Wishon Campground Sign

Open year around, Wishon Campground is located 12 miles east of Springville via State Highway 190 and Camp Wishon Road (M208) (along the North Fork of the Middle Fork of the Tule River).  Elevation is 4,000 feet.

The campground has 31 single family units and 4 double family units.  Some units can accommodate recreational vehicles up to maximum length of 24 feet.  Vault toilets, potable water, tables, and BBQ stoves are provided.  There are five bear boxes at  five separate sites. 

The Doyle Springs Trail leading to Mt. Home State Forest is accessible from the campground; also, there is a self-guided nature trail at the site.  Fishing is available year around on the Tule River Drainage.  Consult the CA Department of Fish & Wildlife for specific regulations.  Supplies are available at Springville. Persons wishing to use the facilities for day use only will be charged $10.00.  Cabin rental available onsite, reserve through reservation service listed.

WARNING - Entering the river is dangerous; watch out for swift water, treacherous currents, and slippery rocks.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Year Around-Western Divide Ranger District
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71585&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
Usage: Light
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Camping and Campfires are prohitibed within 25 fee of the rivers edge.

General Information

Directions: To reach the cabin from Porterville, take Highway 190 East. Continue through Springville approximately 8 miles to Wishon Drive. Turn left on Wishon Drive and travel approximately 4 miles. The cabin is at the entrance to Wishon Campground on the right hand side of the road. From Bakersfield, take Highway 65 North to Highway 190 east and follow the directions above.


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