Catavee Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Catavee Campground is located on Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. The campground is forested with dense fir and pine trees providing good privacy at several of the sites. A few sites overlook Bear Creek, while others offer lake views.This campground offers convenient access to all the activities and events available around Huntington Lake, including the annual sailboat regatta.

Visit the Billy Creek Guard Station museum adjacent to the Campground. Provides historical overviews on Huntington Lake, Native Americans and the Forest Service. California Land Management sponsors a variety of interpretive programs throughout the summer at several locations in the Huntington Lake area. Scheduled programs are posted at campgrounds throughout the Huntington Lake basin, and at the Eastwood Visitor Center. Marina is nearby.Visit the Eastwood visitor center for area information. 




At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $30.00 per night, single site
$56.00 per night, double site
$7.00 per night, per additional vehicle. During holidays fees increase $2 per site.
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = 30 foot
Maximum group size = 6 per site Reservations can be made up to 1 day before arrival.  There is a two night minimum stay on weekends and a three night minimum stay on holidays.  Before you proceed to the campground, check in at Eastwood CLM office (east of Huntington Lake).
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire - California Land Management
Information Center: or 1-877-444-6777 for reservations 
California Land Management for campground information.
Dates of Operation: Open Memorial Day weekend through September (tentatively).  Closest Ranger Station
High Sierra Ranger District
29688 Auberry Rd
P.O. Box 559
Prather, CA 93651

(559) 855-5355 Hearing Impaired
California Relay Service 711
Open: Monday-Friday
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm
For more information click here.  

General Information


Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis to Shaver Lake. Continue thru Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. Continue around Huntington Lake for 1.3 miles to Catavee Campground.



General Notes:

No showers or RV hookups.

At Huntington Lake, services available at California Land Management Camp Store, Lakeshore Resort and Rancheria Enterprises. Cell service limited to Huntington Lake Area.  

This is Bear Country. Please store food properly and don’t feed the bears. Bring mosquito repellant.

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Flush; handicapped accessible
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping Total sites = 23
Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length = 30'
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