Hermit Valley Campground


Area Status: Open
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Large, open area with scattered timber and rock outcrops. North Fork Mokelumne River nearby.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4)
Reservations: No reservations; first-come, first-served
Fees: No fee
Best Season: Summer, fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Highway 4 from Lake Alpine to Highway 89 is very steep, narrow, and winding; vehicles over 25 feet are not advisable. This section of highway is closed in winter.
Closest Towns: Gas, groceries and camping supplies available in Bear Valley, Lake Alpine, and Markleeville.
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

5.4 miles west of Ebbetts Pass summit on Highway 4.

From the Calaveras Ranger Station in Hathaway Pines, California, head east on Highway 4 for about 43 miles.


General Notes:

There are eight metal campfire rings; campfires are permited in metal campfire rings only.

No trash service - pack it in, pack it out.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

RV Camping

Large, flat area for RVs. Area is unpaved so surface can be rough. Highway access to the campground is very steep, narrow, and winding; vehicles over 25 feet are not advisable. Contact the Calaveras Ranger District for conditions (209) 795-1381.

River and Stream Fishing

 Trout fishing in Mokelumne River.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.538584

  Longitude : 
-119.897150

  Elevation : 
7100