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Bass Lake Camping - Sierra Recreation

Sierra Recreation Office and Camp Store at Bass Lake
Sierra Recreation Office and Camp Store at Bass Lake
Bass Lake Camping and Day-use Map
Bass Lake from Recreation Point
Recreation Point Group Camp Site at Bass Lake - Sierra Recreation
The Falls - Day Use Area - Sierra Recreation at Bass Lake
Acorn Group Campsite at Recreation Point - Bass Lake - Sierra Recreation
Address: 39900 Road 222, Bass Lake, CA 93604
Phone: (559) 642-3212
Website: https://www.recreation.gov/camping/gatew...

Plan Your Camping Trip at Bass Lake, Sierra National Forest

Experience the Great Outdoors at Designated Campgrounds Around Bass Lake...

In the vibrant Sierra National Forest, Bass Lake stands out as a prime destination for camping enthusiasts. Here, you'll find designated campgrounds tailored for those who appreciate the great outdoors. While dispersed camping is an option in other parts of the forest, it is not allowed at Bass Lake. 

Bass Lake offers a more organized setting with well-managed sites and amenities. These features make it an ideal spot for families, groups, and solo adventurers seeking a wilderness escape.

Explore Our Campgrounds

Bass Lake features five well-maintained campgrounds, each offering a unique outdoor experience:

  1. Forks Campground - Boasting 31 sites, available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  2. Lupine & Cedar Bluff Campgrounds - Enjoy 113 sites in these adjacent campgrounds, open year-round.
  3. Spring Cove Campground - Offers 63 sites, open from April to Labor Day.
  4. Wishon Point Campground - Home to 47 sites, available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  5. Recreation Point Group Campsite - Perfect for tent-only group camping, featuring a spacious picnic area.

Campground Management and Reservations

All campgrounds at Bass Lake are managed by Sierra Recreation, a division of Vista Recreation, under a concessionaire agreement with the USFS Sierra National Forest. To reserve your spot, visit www.recreation.gov or call (877) 444-6777. Each campground website listing provides detailed descriptions, maps, facility identifications, and more to help you choose the perfect site.

For further assistance or specific inquiries, please contact the Sierra Recreation Office directly at (559) 642-3212.

Enjoy Day Use/Picnic Areas

In addition to overnight camping, Bass Lake offers several day-use and picnic areas, including:

  • Recreation Point Picnic Area
  • Denver Church
  • Little Denver Church
  • Pine Slope
  • The Falls
  • Lakeside
  • Pine Point
  • Willow Cove
  • Rocky Point

Please note, there is a daily parking fee of $10 at all day-use areas.

Downloadable Resources

For easy planning, click HERE to download the comprehensive map of Camping & Day-use areas at Bass Lake. This map is your guide to finding the right spot for your day trip or prolonged stay.

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