Meadowview Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 
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Meadowview Campground is situated in the Pinecrest Basin approximately one mile from the Pinecrest Lake Day Use Area and ½ mile off of Highway 108 and the Summit Ranger Station. Campers are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis. It has 100 camping sites, each of which has a metal stove/ fire pit and a table. Roads and parking areas, which vary in length, are paved. Water hydrants are located to serve several sites. All restrooms have flush toilets and sinks. This campground fills nightly on weekends and many weekdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. It is recommended that you arrive early in the day if you plan to find an available site.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) 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! Contact Dodge Ridge for more information 209-965-3474
Operational Hours: 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! Contact Dodge Ridge for more information 209-965-3474
Reservations: First come, first served. Reservations may not be made for Meadowview Campground.   Cash Only.
Fees Dodge Ridge Corporation operates Meadowview Campground and charges the following fees:
  • $30.00 for a single-family site  Cash only.
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. Dodge Ridge Corporation 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: May - 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.
Closest Towns: Communities with gas and/or groceries:
  • Highway 108:
    • Sonora
    • Twain Harte
    • Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
    • Pinecrest
    • Strawberry
Water: Potable water is available at faucets throughout campground. Filling of RVs is prohibited.
Restroom: Several flush toilets are located throughout 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.
Operated By: Dodge Ridge Corporation

General Information

Directions: Off Dodge Ridge Road near Pinecrest Campground within the Pinecrest Recreation Area.

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Campground Camping

Forested and open areas near Pinecrest Lake. Food, marina and other services available nearby at Pinecrest Lake Resort. Fishing, boat ramp, picnic, swimming and trails nearby at Pinecrest Lake. Campground policy prohibits dogs being left alone at the campsite.
No. of Sites100
Reservation Infofirst-come, first-served

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.1881

  Longitude : 
-120.0031

  Elevation : 
5600

 



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