Wishon Point Campground

Area Status: Closed

Locate adjacent to Bass Lake, Wishon Campground lies at an elevation of 3,400 feet. Dense stands of manzanita, oak, cedar and pine trees, and thick undergrowth provides ample shade and privacy. Some sites at Wishon offer lake views. Each campsite has a picnic table, stone fire pit and a pedestal grill. Drinking water and flush toilets are provided. Parking spurs are dirt but may be bumpy and difficult to access because of the interior roads. Campground is accessible and campfire wood is available for purchase from the campground host.

Bass Lake is a very popular area that's known for its variety of fish, as well as the bald and golden eagles that make their home here. The lake offers many recreational activities and is a popular summer destination.. Boat launching facility at Wishon Point has accessible toilets and boat launch. Check in at Bass Lake Campground office before proceeding to campground (located at west end of the lake near Recreation Point).


At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or www.recreation.gov. Campsite reservations are by specific site and can be made 240 days in advance and up to threee days before arrival.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: $30.00 ($33.30)* per night, single site
$60.00 ($66.60)*  per night, double site
$7.00 Additional vehicle fee 
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = varies by site
Maximum group size = 6 per site Two night minimum stay on weekends.  Three night minimum stay on holidays.
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire - California Land Management
Information Center: Bass Lake Ranger District
57003 Road 225
North Fork, CA 93643 (559) 877-2218 Hearing Impaired
California Relay Service 711   
Open: Monday-Friday 
Hours:  8:00am-4:30pm  
For more information click here.

General Information


From Fresno, California, take Highway 41 north through Oakhurst. Turn right on Forest Road 222 toward Bass Lake. Keep right for 3.5 miles to the campground registration office. Keep left, and continue to the Wishon Bass Lake Campground.

General Notes:

Services are available at the adjacent Miller's Landing Resort, including a general store, pay showers, laundry facilities and a restaurant. Campfire wood is available for purchase from the campground host.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Nearby hiking trails include Willow Creek (2.7 miles), Goat Mountain (2.6 miles), Spring Cove (2.6 miles) and Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail (1 mile). A variety of educational programs are offered on weekends during the summer.

Visitor Programs

A variety of educational programs are offered on weekends during the summer.



Picnic tables:
Tent camping: Total sites = 31
Toilets: Flush
Fee charged for some activities:

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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