Cherry Valley Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 
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Cherry Valley Campground is located in a mixed conifer forested site near Cherry Lake. Each site has a picnic table and a campfire pit with a grill. Vault toilets and potable water is available throughout the campground.

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CAUTION - BURNED AREA
Please use caution while in the
Rim Fire Burned Area.
Potential hazards include loose and falling rocks, flash floods, and debris flows.
Trees may have been weakened from fire damage and ongoing drought and may fall at any time.
Stay on designated roads and trails and within opened areas.
Be alert for falling objects and do not linger around large trees.
Avoid the area during high winds or heavy rain.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Groveland Ranger District (HWY 120) - Cherry Valley Campground is open. Be self-reliant by bringing your own soap, hand sanitizer, toilet tissue and drinking water, as some services may not yet be available, and social distancing will be important. Trash removal is limited - pack and take all your trash and waste with you when you leave!
Operational Hours: Cherry Valley Campground is open. Be self-reliant by bringing your own soap, hand sanitizer, toilet tissue and drinking water, as some services may not yet be available, and social distancing will be important. Trash removal is limited - pack and take all your trash and waste with you when you leave!
Reservations: For reservations, call National Recreation Reservation Services: 1-877-444-6777; TDD: 1-877-833-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov
Fees American Land & Leisure operates Cherry Valley Campground and charges the following fees:
  • $24.00 for a single-family site
  • $48.00 for a double-family site
American Land & Leisure operates this campground under a special use permit administered by the Forest Service. The fees paid by concessionairs finance the refurbishment of facilities in the campgrounds they operate.
Open Season: May - September
Restrictions: Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is 6. The maximum length of stay in any campground is 14 days. Campfire permits are not required in developed campgrounds. Do not burn plastic or metal. 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.
Closest Towns: Communities gas and groceries:
  • Highway 120:
    • Groveland
    • Big Oak Flat
    • Buck Meadows
    • Yosemite Lakes
  • Cottonwood Road (1N04):
    • Tuolumne
Water: Potable water is available at faucets throughout campground. Filling of RVs is prohibited.
Restroom: Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. No RV dump station available.
Operated By: American Land and Leisure

General Information

Directions:

The Cherry Valley Campground can be reached from Hwy 120 using Cherry Lake Road (Forest Road 1N07). Travel east from Groveland, California about 13.8 miles. Turn left on Cherry Lake Road. Continue on Cherry Lake Road for approximately 23.5 miles to Cottonwood Road (Forest Road 1N04). Turn left and travel approximately a half mile north.  You will see the Cherry Valley Campground sign, then turn right towards the campground.

Travel from Tuolumne, California:  Take Buchanan Road, which turns into Cottonwood Road (Forest Road 1N04). Travel approximately 30 miles to the Cherry Valley Campground sign, then turn left into the campground.

NOTE: The Tuolumne route is advisable for visitors in RVs and or towing equipment. Cherry Lake Road is narrow and steep and not advised for RVs or trailers.


Accessibility:

Several sites as well as restrooms and water faucets are wheelchair accessible.


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Campground Camping

Tent and RV camping is permitted.

RV Camping

Maximum RV/trailer length is 32 feet. No RV hookups available. Cherry Valley Campground has drinking water, but filling of RVs is not allowed. The nearest fill up locations are in Groveland. Cherry Valley Campground does not have a dump station.

Group Camping

There are a few double sites for multi-family camping trips.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.98098

  Longitude : 
-119.92147

  Elevation : 
4,700

 



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