Baker Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 
Baker CampgroundBaker Campground

 

Baker Campground situated in a mixed conifer forest along the banks of the Stanislaus River. It is located at the junction of Highway 108 and Kennedy Meadow Road, about 27 miles from the Summit Ranger Station. There are 44 sites with a few doubles and 2 walk-in sites. The main road is paved; parking pads are dirt-surfaced. Each site has a table and a fire ring. Hydrants serve several sites as a water source. Toilets are vault-style. Fee 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 Baker Campground
Fees Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station operate Baker Campground and charge the following fees:
  • $20.00 for a single-family site
  • $40.00 for a double-family site
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.  The Interagency Senior and Interagency Access Passes are honored and provide a 50 percent discount on camping fees in the campground. Discount does not apply to double or group sites. 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 double sites.
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
Usage: Medium-Heavy
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. Max length for RV/Trailers - 36ft
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: Several vault 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. Passes are not accepted for 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 Deadman Campground and Kennedy Meadow Trailhead.

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Forested areas along the Middle Fork Stanislaus River within the Brightman Recreation Area. Fishing on the Middle Fork Stanislaus River (upper).

No. of Sites44
Reservation Infofirst-come, first-served

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.3259

  Longitude : 
-119.7546

  Elevation : 
6200

 

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