Hermit Valley Campground
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|
|Best Season:||Summer, fall|
|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|
|Operated By:||US Forest Service|
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.
There are eight metal campfire rings; campfires are permited in metal campfire rings only.
No trash service - pack it in, pack it out.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
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.