Camp 9 Group #2 Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities including: waterskiing, boating, swimming, and fishing in the lake. Mobility-impaired access to the beach. Partial shade. A motocross track and shooting range are nearby. Additional facilities include a fish cleaning.  A dump station is available in this campground for recreation vehicles at a cost of $10/dump.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Located on the Kern River Ranger District at Lake Isabella.
Reservations: Reservations can be made through the National Recreation Reservation Service by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 or online at
Fees $160 per night.
Permit Info: Campfire permits required for campfire, barbeques, and camp stoves.
Open Season: May - November
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: No ATVs or OHVs in the campground. Keep vehicles on designated roadways, and watch for signs where vehicles are prohibited.
Closest Towns: Kernville
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lake Isabella Visitor Center  Kernville Ranger Station

General Information

Directions: From Kernville, go south on Sierra Way/ County Road 521, then turn west on access road to the lake.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

At $160 per night, this campsite can accommodate 1-35 people including 8 vehicles. There is additional parking in the campground if needed.

Status: Open
Fees: $160 per night
Reservation required?: Y


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