Deadman Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 
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Deadman Campground is situated along the banks of the Stanislaus River, one mile from Highway 108 on the Kennedy Meadow Road. It is about 29 miles east of the Summit Ranger Station. There are a total of 17 camping sites; two walk-in sites. The main road is paved and parking pads are dirt-surfaced. Restrooms are vault toilets. Water is piped to hydrants serving multiple sites. A fee is charged for extra vehicle parking.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) Campground is CLOSED for the 2018 season. Contact Kennedy Meadows Resort for more information 209.965.3911
Operational Hours: Campground is scheduled to be open from last Saturday in April through October, weather permitting.
Reservations: First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Deadman Campground.
Fees Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station operate Deadman Campground and charge the following fees:
  • $20.00 for a single-family site
  • $40.00 for a double site
The Interagency Senior and Interagency Access Passes are honored and provide a 50 percent discount on camping fees in the campground.  Pass number must be written on fee envelope or Pass must be shown to Host. The Interagency Annual and Volunteer passes do not provide any discounts on camping. Passes are not accepted for group or double sites.  Kennedy Meadows Resort operates this campground under a special use permit administered by the Forest Service. The fees paid by concessionaires finance the refurbishment of facilities in the campgrounds they operate.
Permit Info: If you wish to use a stove, grill, or have a campfire it is recommended, but not required, that you get a campfire permit.  This FREE Permit can be obtained at preventwildfiresca.org or at any ranger station. Do not burn plastic or metal. Please leave the area in as good (or better) condition than you found it.
Open Season: April - October
Restrictions: Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is six. The maximum length of stay in any campground is 14 days. Please leave the area in as good (or better) condition than you found it. Often, locations destroyed by thoughtless campers must be closed to restore the area's natural health. Help ensure your favorite area remains open. Maximum Length RV/Trailer - 32ft Maximum Length for
Closest Towns: Communities with gas and/or groceries:
  • Highway 108:
    • Sonora
    • Twain Harte
    • Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
    • Pinecrest
    • Strawberry
    • Kennedy Meadows Resort
Water: Potable water is available at faucets throughout campground. Filling of RVs is prohibited.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available in the campground. No RV dump station available.
Passes: The Interagency Senior and Interagency Access Passes are honored and provide a 50 percent discount on camping fees in the campground.  Pass number must be written on fee envelope or Pass must be shown to Host. The Interagency Annual and Volunteer passes do not provide any discounts on camping. Passes are not accepted for group or double sites.
Operated By: Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station

General Information

Directions: 29 miles east of Pinecrest off Highway 108 on Kennedy Meadow Road, near Baker Campground and Kennedy Meadow Trailhead.

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  Latitude : 
38.317201

  Longitude : 
-119.748703

  Elevation : 
6,285 feet

 

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