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.
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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 www.recreation.gov.|
|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|
|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
|Information Center:||Recreation.gov 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
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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.
This is Bear Country. Please use food storage boxes and don’t feed the bears. Bring mosquito repellant.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
River and Stream Fishing
Anglers can fish in Chilkoot Creek for channel catfish, sucker and brown trout.
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.
|Tent camping:||Total of 14 sites|
|Fee charged for some activities:|
Alerts & Warnings
- Bass Lake Ranger District plans to initiate winter/spring prescribed burning
- High Sierra Ranger District plans fall/winter/spring prescribed fire projects
- Forest Order 05-15-00-22-27 SNF-Rec-Site-Road-Trail-Closure
- Forest Order No. 05-15-00-21-25 SNF Parking Restrictions
- Forest Order No. 05-15-00-21-24 SNF Camping Restrictions
- High Sierra Ranger District will be changing hours of operation
- Recreation Fee Program Accomplishment Highlights 2021
- Public Meeting Creek Fire Ecological Restoration Project Video
- Seasonal Visitors Center Closure