Kinnikinnick Campground

Area Status: Closed

Located under a dense canopy of fir and pine trees, Kinnikinnick Campground is located adjacent to Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. Some sites have lakeviews and each site has a paved parking spur, picnic table, campfire ring and grill. A pay phone, drinking water and accessible flush toilets are provided.The location makes it possible to discover all the activities and attractions at Huntington Lake, and it's an excellent base for further exploration of the Kaiser Wilderness. Campground check-in located at California Land Management Office next to the Eastwood Visitor Center.

Located nearby is the Billy Creek Guard Station museum, providing 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. Visit the Eastwood Visitor Center for area information.  


At a Glance

Current Conditions: CLOSED BY FOREST ORDER
Reservations: Reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or Reservations can be made up to 3 days before arrival.  
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $34.00 single site
$56.00 double site
$10 fee for additional vehicles.
During holidays fees increase $2 per site.
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum length of stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = 40'
Maximum group size = 6 per site 2 night minimum on weekends. 3 night minimum on holidays. Campground check-in located at California Land Management office at the east end of Huntington Lake.
Water: Yes, Piped
Restroom: Yes, 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 through Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. Continue around Huntington Lake for 1.3 miles to Kinnikinnick Campground (located adjacent to Catavee Campground).

General Notes:

Pay phone in campground. 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. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Day Hiking

There are many hiking trails are in the area, including Rancheria Falls, Indian Pools and Black Point. Hikers and horseback riders can access the 12-mile Kaiser Loop Trail, which connects to a network of trails within the Kaiser Wilderness.  


Boating - Non-Motorized

Huntington Lake is a popular destination for sailing. 


Camping trailer: Maximum vehicle length = 40'
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Total sites = 27
Toilets: Flush, handicap accessible
Drinking water: Yes, piped

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