Chilkoot Campground

Area Status: Closed

Shaded by a grove of Ponderosa pine, fir and cedar, Chilkoot Campground offers ample space for tent or RV camping. Chilkoot is named for the creek that runs by the campground. This campground is located at an elevation of approximately 4,600 feet, providing a comfortable camping experience during the hottest days of summer. This rustic campground provides a host and vault toilets but no water. Each unit has a gravel parking spur, picnic table and fire ring. Some sites are located on slopes and are not suitable for tents, while other sites are tent only.


Site managed by concessionaire - California Land Management.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed by Forest Order
Reservations: Through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) at 1-877-444-6777 or
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees:  $30.00 * single site
$43.24 ($48.00)*double site
$7 fee for each additional vehicle. During holidays fees increase $2 per site. *(taxes included)
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance of arrival.  There is a 2 night mimimum stay on weekends, 3 night mimimum stay on holidays.  Reservations are non-site specific. Maximum length of stay is 14 days
Maximum group size per site is 6 people
Water: No
Restroom: Yes, Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire
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  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


Take Hwy 41 north to Oakhurst. Continue thru Oakhurst to Road 222. Turn right on Road 222; travel approximately 4 miles to the intersection of 222 & Road 274 (Beasore Road). Continue North on Beasore Road 5 miles, turn left at road sign 5S07V and follow to campground.



General Notes:

This is Bear Country. Please use food storage boxes and don’t feed the bears. Bring mosquito repellant.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Anglers can fish in Chilkoot Creek for channel catfish, sucker and brown trout.

General Info:


A popular recreation and resort area is a few miles away at Bass Lake. Activities here include motorized and non-motorized boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, sailing and water skiing.


Picnic tables:
Tent camping: Total of 14 sites
Fee charged for some activities:
Toilets: Vault

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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