Wishon Campground


Area Status: Open
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.

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.

Rocky Mountain Recreation (RMR)
All developed campground areas on the Forest operate under a concessionaire permit with RMR. For additional information, please visit https://rockymountainrec.com, or call their home office at (661) 702-1420, or their Lake Isabella office at 760-376-1269.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Year Around-Western Divide Ranger District
Operational Hours: Year Round
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
Fees: Campsite fees range from $32/night for single unit, $64/night for double unit.  
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.

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 30 single site(s), 4 double site(s)
Reservation Info 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
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.18899

  Longitude : 
-118.661187

  Elevation : 
4000