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) Contact Kennedy Meadows Resort for more information 209.965.3911. Scheduled to OPEN 5/19/2023.|
|Reservations:||First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Deadman Campground.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking|
|Fees:||Kennedy Meadows Resort and Pack Station operates Deadman Campground and charge the following fees:
|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:
|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 InformationDirections: 29 miles east of Pinecrest off Highway 108 on Kennedy Meadow Road, near Baker Campground and Kennedy Meadow Trailhead.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Forested area along the Middle Fork Stanislaus River within the Brightman Recreation Area. Food, pack station, and other services available nearby at Kennedy Meadow Resort. Fishing on the Middle Fork Stanislaus River (upper).
|No. of Sites||17|
|Reservation Info||first-come, first-served|
River and Stream Fishing