Black Rock Campground

Area Status: Open

Nestled under Cedar and Pine trees, the campground is located near Black Rock Reservoir.  Some sites offer canyon views. Each site has a table, grill and fire ring.  Road not recommended for large RV's; winding one lane road (road 11S12). 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water, No trees. First come first served.
Reservations: No reservations; First-come, first-serve
Area Amenities: Boat ramp, Tent camping, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: $15.00 per night
$5.00 per night, per additional vehicle
$2.00 per night for each pet
Open Season: Open All Year
Restrictions: Maximum stay = 14 days
Maximum group size = 6 per site
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: PG&E
Information Center: 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 highway 168 to Shaver Lake.  Go east on Dinkey Creek Road 12.5 miles, turn right on McKinley Grove Road (road 11S40), travel approximately 12.5 miles to road 11S12, turn right, travel 12 miles, make left at intersection (road 11S50) from Black Rock Station travel 1.5 miles to campground.

General Notes:

No services available.  Nearest services are in the town of Shaver Lake, approximately 1 hour 45 minutes away.

No garbage service - Please pack out what you pack in. There are raccoon problems in campground.

This is bear country and there are raccoon problems in campground.   Please store food properly and do not feed the animals. Bring mosquito repellant.



Campground Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Picnic tables:
Tent camping: Total sites = 10
Toilets: Vault
Fee charged for some activities:
Boat ramp: Access to lake
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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