Fish Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed

Fish Creek Campground is a small, primitive camp offering standard and tent-only sites located along Fish Creek. The campground is surrounded by mountains and tucked into a shady spot beneath oaks and pines. There are large flat shaded areas for tents. Each unit has a picnic table, grill and fire ring. Vault toilets are provided, but campers must bring drinking water. Both paved and dirt roads provide access to campground. Nearby Mammoth Pool Reservoir offers a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. 

Site manager - 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,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: $23.62 ($26.22)* for single site
$43.24 ($48.00)* for double site
Additional vehicle fee is $7.00 per night, per vehicle *(taxes included)
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance.
2 Night Minimum on weekends.
3 Night Minimum on holidays.
Maximum RV length 20 feet. 
Large RV's (over 30') are not recommended. 
Maximum length of stay is 14 days.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire: California Land Management (CLM)
Information Center: Concessionaire: California Land Mangement (CLM) District Office: 559-642-3819 Bass Lake Office: 559-642-3212. 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


From Fresno take Hwy 41 north to Road 200. Turn right and travel East to North Fork. Continue through North Fork to the Minarets road, (Forest Road 81) continue 19 miles to the campground.

General Notes:

There are services (store, gasoline, phone) available at Wagner's Resort near Mammoth Pool Reservoir.

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

Hikers can access the nearby French Trail, a 12.7 mile foot trail that extends from Squaw Dome Trailhead to Logan Meadow Trailhead.


Scenic Driving

A popular pastime in the area is to take a drive on the 83-mile Sierra Vista Scenic Byway.


Camping trailer: Max. vehicle length = 20 feet
Picnic tables:
Tent camping: Total # of sites = 7
Toilets: Vault
Fee charged for some activities:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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    A continuing goal of the Forest is to provide as many recreation opportunities for everyone to experience the great outdoors.


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