Sand Flat Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 
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Sand Flat Campground is located six miles from the junction of Clark Fork Road and Highway 108. It is about 25 miles east of the Summit Ranger Station. There are 53 drive-in sites available and 15 walk-in sites, a total of 68. Each site has a table and a fire ring. Restrooms are vault toilets (some newer units are fully accessible) Four well supply potable water by hand pumps. There is a fee for parking extra cars.

An RV dump station is located on the entrance road to Clark Fork Campground. Campers staying at Clark Fort or Sand Flat Campgrounds may use the dump station without charge. Other users are charged a modest fee. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) Campground is currently closed. Contact Dodge Ridge for more information 209-965-3474.
Operational Hours: Campground is closed.
Reservations: First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Sand Flat Campground. Campground is closed for the season.
Fees Dodge Ridge Corporation operates Sand Flat Campground and charges the following fees: CASH Only
  • $19.00 for a single-family 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. 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. A single campsite has a six person limit. 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.  
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 wells 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.
Operated By: American Land & Leisure

General Information

Directions: 26 miles east of Pinecrest on Clark Fork Road, near Clark Fork Campground and Iceberg Meadow Trailhead.

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Great fishing for wild (non-stocked) Brown and Rainbow Trout. Good deer hunting access.

No. of Sites 68
Reservation Info first-come, first-served

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