Lupine Cedar Bluff Campground

Area Status: Open

Campsites are located adjacent to Bass Lake. This campground has two separate listings, Lupine and Cedar Bluff.  Area has dense pine, oak and cedar trees. Sites have good shade. Some camp sites are located on moderate slopes.

Services available at the Forks and Millers Landing Resorts. Check in at Bass Lake Campground office before proceeding to campground (located at west end of the lake near Recreation Point).  No showers or RV hookups toilets handicap accessible.

Beginning in 2009, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) will begin a seismic retrofit project to strengthen the Crane Valley Dam at Bass Lake.  The project will require that lake levels be lowered ten feet from normal summer operations.  The project is expected to be completed in late 2010 or mid 2011.  For more information visit the PG&E website.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Operated by California Land Management
Reservations: Reservations through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ 1-877-444-6777 or
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $30.00 ($33.30)* Single Site
$60.00 ($66.60)* Double Site
$120.00 (133.20)* Quad Site
$7 fee for each additional vehicle. During holidays fees increase $2 per site.
Open Season: Open all year
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Campsite reservations are by specific site and can be made 240 days in advance and up to one day before arrival.   Maximum group size per site = 6.  Maximum length of stay = 14 days. For the reservable sites, there is a two night minimum stay on weekends and a three night minimum stay on holidays.
Water: Yes
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire - California Land Management
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  
Closed: Saturday- Sunday

General Information


From Highway 41, take Bass Lake turnoff (Road 222), head southeast approximately 3.5 miles to the Bass Lake CLM office. Continue approximately 2.75 miles to the Lupine Cedar Bluff Campground.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Day Hiking

There is a nature hike each Thursday at the Way of the Mono Trail, Adjacent to Bass Lake.

Visitor Programs

California Land Management sponsors a variety of interpretive programs throughout the summer at several locations in the Bass Lake area.  The scheduled programs are posted at the Bass Lake office and at campgrounds in the Bass Lake area.



Camping trailer: Maximum vehicle size = 40 feet (varies by campsite)
Picnic tables:
Tent camping: Total sites = 113 (62 @ Cedar Bluff, 51 @ Lupine
Fee charged for some activities:
Toilets: Flush, handicapped accessible restrooms
Drinking water:

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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