Billy Creek, Lower Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

With terrific views of the lake, this small campground is located on Huntington Lake and is nestled among fir and pine trees within the Sierra National Forest. Every site at Lower Billy Creek offers scenic lake views. The location of this camp makes it possible to discover all the activities and attractions at Huntington Lake, and it's an excellent base for further exploration of the Kaiser Wilderness. 

Visit the Billy Creek Guard Station museum adjacent to the Campground. Provides historical overviews on Huntington Lake, Native Americans and Forest Service. The marina is nearby.  Dense fir and pine trees. Campground check-in at Eastwood CLM Office.



At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Season
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 per night, single site
$32.00 per night, single premium 
$56.00 per night, double site
Premium Sites $30.00 Additional vehicles $7 per night
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Reservations can be made up to 1 day before arrival. 2 Night Minimum on weekends; 3 Night Minimum on holidays
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire - California Land Management
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  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 Hwy 168 east from Clovis to Shaver Lake. Continue thru Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. Continue around Huntington Lake for 3.3 miles to Lower Billy Creek Campground.

General Notes:

At Huntington Lake, services are available at California Land Management Camp Store, Lakeshore Resort and Rancheria Enterprises. Cell service limited to Huntington Lake Area. 

This is bear country. Please store food properly and do not feed the bears. Bring the mosquito repellant. 




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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping Total sites = 15
Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length = 30'
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