Bailey Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
Bailey Canyon campsite with Ruth Lake in the forground

Pristine campground on the shores of Ruth Lake. Mixed conifer forest with some understory. 4 campsites along waterfront, others are in the shade of tall oaks, ponderosa and douglas fir trees. There is a 14-day limit for occupying a campground, and pets on leashes are permitted. Picnic tables, fire rings, water spigots, trash and recycling service. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open.
Operational Hours: Open May 19th, 2023 and close September 12th, 2023. Closed during winter months. 
Reservations:  No reservations. First come, first serve. 
Fees: $12 per night, $5 extra vehicles. Cash (exact change) or check, made out to USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) 
Open Season: 5/19/2023 - 9/12/2023
Usage: Medium
Water: Drinking water available.
Restroom: Vault toilets.
Information Center: Mad River Ranger Station   741 State Highway 36   Mad River, CA 95552

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

25 sites available. Maximum trailer length 22 feet

No. of Accessible sites 25

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