Trapper Springs Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Located near Courtright Reservoir, Trapper Springs Campground offers 70 campsites. Sites are relatively flat and good for large RV's, but they do not have lake views. Each site has a table and grill. This is a PG&E managed facility. Wee-Mee-Kute Fishing access is near; drive north one mile.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Operated by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) 1-916-386-5164
Reservations: No reservations. First-come, first-serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $24.00 per night, additional vehicles $5 per night Pets $2.00 per night.
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum stay = 14 days
Maximum vehicle length = 35 foot
Maximum group size = 6 per site
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
Information Center: PG&E or 1-916-3865164 for reservations and campground information. Dates of Operation: See website, as locations vary due to weather.  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
For more information click here.

General Information


Restrooms and seven campsites


Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis towards Prather.  Continue through Prather towards Shaver Lake.  Just before you reach Shaver Lake turn right on the Dinkey Creek Road.  Travel 11.7 miles east to the intersection of the Dinkey Creek Road and the McKinley Grove Road.  Turn right and travel 13.6 miles north on the McKinley Grove Road to the Courtright Reservoir turnoff.  Turn left and travel north 7.5 miles to Courtright Lake.  Continue another 1.5 miles around the west side of the lake to Trapper Springs Campground.

General Notes:

Nearest Services are at Wishon Village, located near Wishon Reservoir approximately 10 miles from Courtright Reservoir. Wishon Village offers a store, RV park and boat rentals.

This is Bear Counrty. Please store food properly and don't feed the bears. Bring mosquito repellent.

Firewood available for purchase at the campground host site.


Camping & Cabins

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping Total sites = 70
Camping trailer Maximum vehicle length = 35'
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities


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