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CAMPGROUND NAME: Belknap

VISIT DATE: 06/10/2003

UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014

STATE: California

REGION: Pacific Southwest

RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Springville

RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation

DIRECTIONS:
From Springville, CA, take State Rt. 190 east 15 miles to Camp
Nelson/Coy Flat sign.  Turn right onto Nelson Drv, then immediate
left at Belknap and Camp Nelson sign.  Go 1.5 miles to
campground.

NOTE: State Rt. 190 is a two-lane paved mountain road.  It is
steep in places, curvy, and has switchbacks.  There are numerous
turnouts.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 5,000 ft.

This small campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National
Monument of the Sequoia National Forest, has two spurs with no
turnarounds and is beside a small stream which feeds Tule River. 
The camp sites are tucked in among a mixture of trees, such as
cedar, oak, and Sequoia. The campground is not RV friendly but is
well suited for tent campers.  It is convenient to the Sequoia
groves of Belknap MacIntyre and Wheel Meadow for exploring.  The
nearby Camp Nelson offers a variety of activities including a
Mountain Festival and music in meadow.

Possible day trips are the Needles rock formation and lookout,
Dome Rock, Ponderosa Lodge for atmosphere and a cook's night out,
Golden Trout Pack Station, and Camp Nelson with its annual
Mountain Festival usually held during the first week of August. 
Check with the Ranger District Office for information.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 15 through November 15.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $22 per day

NOTE:  Additional $2.00 per night for National holiday
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 14
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 0
   
   Total Sites: 14

Tent Pads: No
Open Sites: No
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 14
No. Grilles on Sites: 14
Equestrian Camping:  No

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1
  No. Threaded: 1

WATER SPORTS None

HIKING
Nelson Trail (foot, horse, mountain bike) - 4 miles

FISHING   
Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Boulder Gulch VISIT DATE: 06/13/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lake Isabella RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Lake Isabella, CA, at the intersection of State Rts. 178 and 155, take Rt. 155 north 3.6 to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,640 ft. The campground is a series of overlapping loops on the shores of Lake Isabella. A few Cottonwoods and Gray pine provide some shade. The camp sites are mostly in the open with Sagebrush and boulders. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open April 1 through September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekends Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 70 Total Sites: 76 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 60 No. Grilles on Sites: 60 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 33 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 35' Comments: The parking are paved or dirt FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres, but is not accessible directly from campground. HIKING Coso Mine Loop (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 3 miles access to network of trails on BLM land Trailhead is located across State Rt. 155 at entrance to Henry Gulch campground. FISHING - None Comments: Fishing in nearby Lake Isabella - Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout A fish cleaning station is available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Camp 3 VISIT DATE: 06/12/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 4.5 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,800 ft. The campground has two unnamed sections stretching along the Kern River, a multi-use float river. Both have a spur with turnaround. Although trees and shrubs are found throughout the campground, they provide no shade. Parking aprons are 90 degrees to the boulder-lined interior road (northern section) making maneuvering into parking aprons a challenge. Southern section has wider interior road making maneuvering a bit easier. Some camp sites overlook and some even have walk-down access to the river. Some day trips are the Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through September 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holidays Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 43 Total Sites: 50 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 49 No. Grilles on Sites: 50 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 30' Comments: The parking aprons are pea gravel. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 9 No. Threaded: 6 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. Put-in/take-out located south of campground. HIKING - None FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Camp 9 VISIT DATE: 06/13/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at intersection of Surra Way and Kernville Rd, take Surra Way east 4.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,690 ft. The campground, on the shores of Lake Isabella, has four sections - A, B, C, and D. Sections A and B are parallel parking slots with views of the lake and no potable water spigots. Some camp sites are on the lake's edge. Sections C and D have back-in parking aprons on terraced roadways. Camp sites in these sections also have views of the lake with some on the lake's edge. Only Sections C and D have cottonwoods, but no shade is provided by trees. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 150 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 33 Total Sites: 183 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 6 No. Grilles on Sites: 0 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are paved. The campground accommodates any size RV. The RV waste station is available for a fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 4 Comments: Flush toilets located only near front of campground at fish cleaning station. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres. HIKING - None FISHING Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout Fish cleaning station located near front of campground.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Coy Flat VISIT DATE: 06/10/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/13/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Springville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Springville, CA, take State Rt. 190 for 15 miles to Camp Nelson/Coy Flat sign. Turn right at sign onto Nelson Drv and continue straight through "Y" intersection, following Coy Flat Drive, for 1.6 miles to campground on right. NOTE: State Rt. 190 is a two-lane paved mountain road. It is steep in places, curvy, and has switchbacks. There are numerous turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,700 ft. The campground has two overlapping loops in a dense stand of cedar, oak and Ponderosa pine. The upper loop (camp sites 5 through 12) is tight and not recommended for large RVs. Possible day trips are the Needles rock formation and lookout, Dome Rock, Ponderosa Lodge for atmosphere and a cook's night out, Golden Trout Pack Station, and Camp Nelson with its annual Mountain Festival usually held during the first week of August. Check with the Ranger District Office for information. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through November 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day $44 per day - double NOTE: Additional $2.00 per night for National holiday Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10.5' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Be aware of low overhanging branches. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 6 No. Threaded: 1 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Bear Creek Trail (foot, horse, mountain bike) - 5 miles connects to Summit Trail FISHING - None

CAMPGROUND NAME: Eshom VISIT DATE: 08/05/2002 UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Hume Lake NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Woodlake RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: Recommended paved route when traveling in RV or passenger car: From Woodlake, CA, take State Rt. 216 east 4.2 miles to intersection just before Kaweak River Bridge. Turn left just before bridge at a post (says "Dry Creek Drv") and go 16.9 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right and go 2.3 miles to an intersection with campground sign. Continue straight and go 9.3 miles to another intersection. Continue straight onto Whitaker Forest Mtn (road) and go 1.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right and go 0.1 miles to campground. Alternate route - NO RV: In Dunlap, CA, at intersection of Kings Canyon (State Rt. 180) and Dunlap Rd., take Rt. 180 16.1 miles to Kings Canyon National Park entrance gate. Continue straight on Rt. 180 1.6 miles to Sequoia National Park sign (Generals Hwy). Turn right at at sign onto Generals Hwy and go 3.6 miles to Quail Flat sign. Turn right at sign (entering Kings Canyon National Park) onto a dirt road and go 5.6 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left at intersection and go 0.1 miles to campground sign. Turn right and go 0.1 miles to campground. NOTE: Although very scenic, the last 5.6 miles are rough, dirt, narrow single-lane road with numerous switchbacks. This route requires an entrance fee into the Kings Canyon National Park; no charge for America the Beautiful Passport holders. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,000 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest, is among Ponderosa, cedar, Sequoia, and other conifers and stretches along Eshom Creek. The campground has two sections, East and West. The West Section is comprised of two loops while the East Section has a spur ending in a loop. Camp sites 2 through 5 are best suited for slide-ins and tents. The East Section is the most rustic with no potable water spigots, irregular and informal parking aprons, stone fire rings and no grilles. Off the West Section is an old road (foot only) crossing a meadow back to Eshom Creek. There, in the creek, look for Indian grinding stones and bathing pools - evidence of the campground's Native American past. Scattered throughout the campground are young Giant Sequoia trees - see if you can find them. Many of the camp sites border the babbling Eshom Creek. Gooseberries and Blackberries are available for the picking in season. Excellent day trips are to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. This campground is one of Sequoia National Forest's undiscovered treasures. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 9 through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day - single $44 per day - double NOTE: An additional $2 per day - single and $4 per day - double is charged for national holidays. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 23 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 23 No. Grilles on Sites: 15 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: Yes Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Wading in Eshom Creek HIKING - None FISHING Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Evans Flat VISIT DATE: 06/18/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wofford Heights RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Wofford Heights, CA, at intersection of of State Rt. 155 (E. Evans) and Wolford Blvd, take Rt. 155 west 7.8 miles to Shirley Meadows sign. Turn left at sign onto Rancheria Rd (Forest Rt. 25S15) and go 8.3 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Last 5.7 miles of Forest Rt. 25S15 are gravel surface, eroded in places and not RV friendly. For 20 miles, State Rt. 155 out of Wofford Heights is very steep (11% to 13% upgrade), narrow in places, curvy, and not recommended (by state) for travel trailers over 30 feet. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,000 ft. The campground has the feel of a developed, dispersed site with camp sites scattered throughout in a mixed stand of mature cedar and fir trees. Although most camp sites have poorly defined parking aprons, some with corrals (including troughs) and hitching rails have large cleared areas for parking horse trailers. The towering trees provide ample shade and are a haven for song birds. Privacy between camp sites is fair to good. The interior road and camp sites were constructed by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves 6th Engineer Support Battalion. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 1 through November 1. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: No charge Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 16 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 0 Total Sites: 16 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 16 No. Grilles on Sites: 16 Equestrian Camping: Yes FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Bradshaw and Borderline Trail (multi-use) - 4 miles provides access to a network of multi-use trails FISHING - None

CAMPGROUND NAME: Fairview VISIT DATE: 06/12/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 15.4 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,500 ft. The campground has three unnamed loops along the Kern River, a multi-use float river. Although oak and Gray pine are found in the campground, they provide no shade to the camp sites. Some camp sites overlook and some even have walk-down access to the river. Some day trips are the Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Giant Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open April 15 through November 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 per day additional charge on national holidays weekends Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 53 Total Sites: 53 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 53 No. Grilles on Sites: 53 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 10 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 10 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. Put-in/take-out located south of campground. HIKING Pack Saddle #33E34 - 2.5 miles Whiskey Flat Trail #32E35 - 13 miles Flynn Canyon Trail - 16 miles Tobies Trail - 4 miles All trails are foot and mountain bike. Except Pack Saddle, trails are accessed from foot bridge at south end of campground. FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Fish Creek VISIT DATE: 06/20/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pearsonville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pearsonville, CA, take US Rt. 395 north 2.6 miles to Kennedy Meadows sign. Turn left at sign onto Nine-Mile Cyn Rd and go 24.6 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Sherman Poso Rd and go 8.6 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,400 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is a large loop meandering through a stand of mature conifers - mostly Lodgepole and Jeffrey pines. Popular with dirt bike enthusiasts, the campground has access to numerous motorized trails and is convenient to the South Sierra and Dome Land Wildernesses. Some camp sites have view of Fish Creek and well spaced sites provide good privacy. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through November 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 33 Total Sites: 37 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 37 No. Grilles on Sites: 35 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 5 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Fish and Troy connector trail #34E03 - 3 miles Jackass Creek Trail #35E13 - 12 miles above trails accessible by foot, horse, mountain bike, and dirt bike FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Goldledge VISIT DATE: 06/12/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 10 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,200 ft. The campground is a single loop meandering through various boulders of various sizes along the Kern River, a multi-use float river. Although there are trees and various shrubs in campground, they provide no shade. The tent sites are walk-in. Some day trips are the Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Giant Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through September 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional per day on national holidays Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 10 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 26 Total Sites: 36 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 36 No. Grilles on Sites: 36 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and sand and most are all same size. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 10 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. Put-in/take-out located south of campground. HIKING - None FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Headquarters VISIT DATE: 06/13/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 3.5 miles to campground on the left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,800 ft. The campground stretches along the Kern River, a multi-use float river. Most camp sites overlook the river and are located in a pleasant variety of trees, including oak, juniper, and cottonwoods. These trees provide nice shade to the riverside sites. Non-riverside sites are along Sierra Way Rd. and have no shade. The campground is the southern-most developed campground on the Kern River and is convenient to Kernville. Some day trips are the Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Giant Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus an additional $2 per day on national holidays. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 41 Total Sites: 43 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 43 No. Grilles on Sites: 43 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 7 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. Put-in/take-out located south of campground. HIKING - None FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hobo VISIT DATE: 06/16/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/21/2012 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lake Isabella RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Lake Isabella, CA, at intersection of State Rts. 178 and 155, take Rt. 178 west 0.9 miles to Bodfish/Havilah exit. Bear right onto exit ramp and go 0.6 miles to stop sign. Turn right at sign onto Lake Isabella Blvd and go 1.5 miles to an intersection. Turn right onto Kern River Cyn Rd and go 3.7 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,300 ft. Stretching along Kern River, Sycamores and cottonwoods provide ample shade to the camp sites. Ramadas provide shade to a few camp sites without trees. A kayaking slalom course provides campers with a way to practice their skills. Tent sites are walk-ins, some to the river's edge. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Comments: Open April through September - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $18 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 20 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 4 Total Sites: 24 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 24 No. Grilles on Sites: 23 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 26' Comments: The parking aprons are paved and are all about same size. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. A raft launch is adjacent to campground. HIKING Hobo Fishing Trail #31E74 (foot) - 0.5 miles connects Hobo and Sandy Flats campgrounds FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Horse Meadow VISIT DATE: 06/17/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left onto Sierra Way and go 19.8 miles to Sherman Pass Rd. Turn right onto Sherman Pass Rd and go 6.2 miles to Forest Rt. 22S05/22S12 signs. Turn right onto Forest Rt. 22S12 and go 9.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 1.3 miles to campground. NOTE: Forest Rt. 22S12 becomes dirt, single-lane, curvy and rough at 5.8 miles. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,300 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, has two sections - one is to the right of the entrance and the other is to the left and accessed via a low-water bridge. To the right is a spur and loop for walk-in tent sites only. To the left is also a spur and loop which is for tents or RVs (combined). The tent sites are tucked in among a stand of mature Jeffrey pine and are generally nice and private. In addition to Jeffrey pine there is also some Lodgepole and sprinkling of Aspen. The understory is comprised of grass and Sagebrush and Salmon Creek meanders through campground. This is an attractive campground, well worth the drive. Most of the drive to the campground is through fire damage caused by the McNally wildfire of 2002. Arriving at the campground gives one an idea of what the forest looked like before the fire - it was untouched. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through November 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 14 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 23 Total Sites: 37 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 37 No. Grilles on Sites: 37 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 9' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are paved or gravel. Most parking aprons are about 40 feet long. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 17 No. Threaded: 17 NOTE: 7/31/2014 - no potable water. Spring dried up. Check with ranger district office for status. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Salmon Creek Trail #33E36 (foot & horse) - 6 miles Deadwood Meadow #34E13 (foot & horse) - 3.5 miles provides access to a network of trails FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hospital Flat VISIT DATE: 06/12/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 6.2 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,000 ft. The campground is a single loop stretching out along the Kern River, a multi-use float river. While there are oak, Gray pine and juniper in the campground, they provide no shade to the camp sites. The campground is in a field of boulders making pitching a large tent a challenge. All tent sites are walk-ins. There is little privacy between camp sites. Some day trips are the Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through September 15 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee per day on national holiday weekends Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 33 Total Sites: 40 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: No No. Tables on Sites: 40 No. Grilles on Sites: 40 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and paved. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 9 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. Put-in/take-out located south of campground. HIKING - None FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hume Lake VISIT DATE: 06/03/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Hume Lake NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dunlap RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Dunlap, CA, at intersection of Kings Canyon (State Rt. 180) and Dunlap Rd., take Rt. 180 east 16.5 miles to Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Parks entrance booth. Continue straight on Rt. 180 for 1.6 miles to an intersection and a Sequoia National Park sign. Again, continue straight on Rt. 180 for 7.6 miles to a "Y" intersection and Hume Lake sign. Bear right onto Hume Rd. and go 3.1 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Forest Rt. 13S24 and go 0.3 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,250 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest, stretches along Hume Lake. It has four sections (Upper and Lower Schoolhouse Hill, Prescott, and Dirty Gulch) meandering among a variety of trees, which include Sequoia and Jeffrey pines. Only the Lower Schoolhouse Hill section offers walk-down access and a view of Hume Lake. Camp sites 33 through 41 are on a tight, tear-drop loop which is not friendly for travel trailers or large motor homes. These camp sites are along a ridge with a serious drop-off. Overall, the campground is RV friendly, but the interior road might be a challenge to the novice RV driver. The campground is an excellent location for day trips to Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, Giant Sequoia National Monument, Boyden Caverns, and General Grant Grove. Seeing the huge cedars and huge, huge Sequioa's throughout the whole area, is a wonderful treat for everyone in the family. Interpretive programs are offered throughout the summer - check the campground information board for dates and times. There are bear-proof food containers located at many of the camp sites. Hume Lake Christian Camps is 1.3 miles south of the campground. Its store offers gas, limited groceries, and fishing supplies. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 9 through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day - single $48 per day - double NOTE: An additional $2 per day - single and $4 per day - double is charge for national holidays NOTE: Access to campground also requires paying Sequoia/Kings Canyon NPs' entrance fee. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 15 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 59 Total Sites: 74 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 74 No. Grilles on Sites: 74 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 41' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. An RV waste station with potable water, is available for a fee at Princess campground (Forest Service). This waste station is best suited for up to medium size travel trailers (overall length of tow vehicle and trailer not exceeding 47 ft.) and up to medium-size motor homes. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 15 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Hume Lake is 87 acres. Power boats are limited to electric motors. A swimming beach is located at Sandy Cove, across lake from campground. HIKING Around the Lake Trail (foot and mountain bike) - 2.6 miles - some sections are wheelchair friendly FISHING Trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hungry Gulch VISIT DATE: 06/16/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lake Isabella RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Lake Isabella, CA, at intersection of State Rts. 178 and 155, take Rt. 155 north and go 3.6 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,640 ft. The campground is a series of loops upon loops on a hillside overlooking Lake Isabella. Pinyon and Gray pines provide some shade. Several camp sites have good views of lake. Tight turns and corners may limit some RVs Pinon. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open April 1 through September - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 75 Total Sites: 79 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 79 No. Grilles on Sites: 78 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 24 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Tight loops limit RV size and pull-throughs are small. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 18 No. Threaded: 3 WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres, but is not accessible from campground. HIKING Coso Mine Loop (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 3 miles access to network of trails on BLM land FISHING Fishing in nearby Lake Isabella - Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Kennedy VISIT DATE: 06/20/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pearsonville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pearsonville, CA, take US Rt. 395 north 2.6 miles to Kennedy Meadows sign. Turn left at sign onto Nine Mile Cyn Rd and go 24.6 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Kennedy Meadows Rd and go 2.7 miles to campground. NOTE: Much of Nine Mile Cyn Rd is a long, steep grade. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,100 ft. NOTE: The campground is physically in the Inyo National Forest, but is administered by the Sequoia National Forest. It is also known as Kennedy Meadows campground. This scenic campground, adjacent to South Sierra Wilderness and convenient to Dome Land Wilderness, is one large loop at the top of Kennedy Meadows. Pinyon pine and juniper provide limited shade. Most camp sites are well separated. This and not the sagebrush understory provide fair to good privacy between camp sites. Some camp sites overlook the South Fork of Kern River, which is only creek size at the campground. Pacific Crest Trail passes through the middle of campground. The campground is pack it in, pack it out. Telephone, firewood, showers for a fee, outdoor movies on Saturday night, and limited groceries available at Kennedy Meadows General Store (back at "Y" intersection). This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 34 Total Sites: 37 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 36 No. Grilles on Sites: 36 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11.5' X 42' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 7 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Pacific Crest Trail (foot & horse) - 2,650 miles. accesses a network of trails in the South Sierra Wilderness FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Limestone VISIT DATE: 06/12/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 18.8 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,800 ft. The campground, most northern developed campground on the Kern River (a multi-use float river), is a spur and small loop on a bluff above the river. Gray pine provide some shad to camp sites, especially those on the loop. A steep path provides access to the river's bank. Camp site 20, however, is a walk-in tent site right on the river's edge. Some day trips are the Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open April 15 through November 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $20 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 15 Total Sites: 20 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 20 No. Grilles on Sites: 20 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Large Class A RVs are not recommended. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-use float river. A permit to float the river is required - contact Ranger District Office. Launching from campground not permitted. Put-in/take-out located south of campground. HIKING - None FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Live Oak North VISIT DATE: 06/15/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wofford Heights RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Wofford Heights, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 155 and Wofford Blvd, take Rt. 155 south 0.5 miles to Live Oak campground sign. Turn right onto Old State Rd and go a few hundred feet to Live Oak campground sign. Turn right into campground. NOTE: "North" is not displayed on the sign. To the left is Live Oak South campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,660 ft. The campground is a series of overlapping loops and connecting spurs, meandering through oak, pine, and juniper. Convenient to Lake Isabella, a few camp sites have a limited view of the lake. Privacy between camp sites is minimal. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open during summer holidays only - check with Ranger District Office. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 58 Total Sites: 59 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 59 No. Grilles on Sites: 59 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 22 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 33' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Be aware of low hanging branches. A Forest Service RV waste station with no potable water, is available for a fee across Rt. 155 in the Tillie Creek campground. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 5 WATER SPORTS Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres, but is not accessible directly from campground. Access to the lake is about 1 mile from the campground. It has all manner of water sports. HIKING - No FISHING - No Comments: Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout are available at the nearby Lake Isabella.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Live Oak South VISIT DATE: 06/14/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wofford Heights RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Wofford Heights, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 155 and Wofford Blvd, take Rt. 155 south 0.5 miles to Live Oak campground sign. Turn right onto Old State Rd and go a few hundred feet to Live Oak campground sign. Turn left into campground. NOTE: "South" is not displayed on the sign. To the right is Live Oak North campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,660 ft. The campground is a series of overlapping loops and connecting spurs, meandering through oak, pine, and juniper. Convenient to Lake Isabella, a few camp sites have a limited view of the lake. Privacy between camp sites is minimal. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open during summer holidays only 0 check with Ranger District Office RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 87 Total Sites: 87 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 87 No. Grilles on Sites: 87 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 38 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 41' Comments: The parking aprons are mostly paved, some are dirt. Be aware of low hanging branches. A Forest Service RV waste station with no potable water, is available for a fee across Rt. 155 in the Tillie Creek campground. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 15 No. Threaded: 3 WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres, but is not accessible directly from campground. Access to the lake is about 1 mile from the campground. It has all manner of water sports. HIKING - No FISHING - No Comments: Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout are available at the nearby Lake Isabella.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Lower Peppermint VISIT DATE: 06/12/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/25/2012 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Kernville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Kernville, CA, at the "T" intersection of Sierra Way and Kernville Rd, turn left (north) onto Sierra Way and go 24.8 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear right onto Forest Rt. 22S82 and go 11.1 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,300 ft. The campground is a single loop in a stand of Ponderosa pine and some cedar. The grass understory limits privacy between camp sites to fair. A rustic campground far from crowds, the sounds of Peppermint Creek can be heard throughout campground. Some parking aprons are overgrown with grass. The campground is maintained by local Boy Scouts from Camp Whitsett. Possible day trips are the President Bush tree in the Freeman Creek Sequoia Grove, Forks of the Kern Trailhead for fishing, Sequoia National Park, Trail of 100 Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Giant Sequoia National Monument. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through November 15 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 16 Total Sites: 17 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 15 No. Grilles on Sites: 17 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are sand and dirt. A Forest Service waste station is available for a fee at Tillie Creek campground in Wofford Heights, CA on State Rt. 155. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Paradise Cove VISIT DATE: 06/13/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lake Isabella RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Lake Isabella, CA, take State Rt. 178 east 2.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,660 ft. The campground, a series of overlapping loops, is tucked into Paradise Cove at the edge of Lake Isabella. The campground is divided into two sections - upper and lower. The upper section has back-in camp sites with tables, grilles and some cottonwoods offering shade. On the other hand, the lower section has side- by-side parking lot type camp sites with pine trees and no amenities. All camp sites have a view of the lake. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $20 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 59 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 57 Total Sites: 116 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 57 No. Grilles on Sites: 57 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are paved. The campground accommodates any size RV. The RV waste station is available for a fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 12 No. Threaded: 3 Comments: Porta-potties found in lower section. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres. A boat ramp is located at South Fork Recreation Area, 0.9 miles west of campground on State Rt. 178. HIKING - No FISHING Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout A fish cleaning station is available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Pioneer Point VISIT DATE: 06/13/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lake Isabella RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Lake Isabella, CA, at intersections of State Routes 178 and 155, take Rt. 155 north and go 1.7 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,650 ft. The campground has two sections, one to the right of entrance and one to the left. Each section is an unnamed series of loops upon loops. Oak and Gray pine provide some shade. A grass understory provides poor to minimal privacy. Some camp sites have great views of Lake Isabella. There are nice long parking aprons at some camp sites on "main" loops, but tight turns limit RV access to some connecting loops. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Comments: Open May through October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus $2 additional fee on national holiday weekend Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 8 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 68 Total Sites: 76 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 76 No. Grilles on Sites: 76 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 11 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: Yes Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 11 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: Wheelchair friendly bathroom (and showers) is next to camp site #7. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres, but not accessible from campground. BLM's Slippery Rock put-in (to Kern River) is 0.7 miles south of campground off State Rt. 155. HIKING - No FISHING Fishing in nearby Lake Isabella - Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout A fish cleaning station is available.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Princess VISIT DATE: 06/07/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Hume Lake NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dunlap RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Dunlap, CA, at intersection of Kings Canyon (State Rt. 180) and Dunlap Rd., take Rt. 180 west 16.5 miles to Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Parks entrance booth. Continue straight on Rt. 180 for 1.6 miles to an intersection and a Sequoia National Park sign. Continue straight again on Rt. 180, passing sign, for another 7.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,900 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest, has three loops - Shining Cloud, Yellow Moon, and Morning Star. Shining Cloud loop is furthest from State Rt. 180 and is the quietest. It has the greatest number of huge, old Sequoia tree stumps and young Sequoia trees along with a pleasant variety of conifers. Yellow Moon and Yellow Star loops are adjacent to Rt. 180 and do experience minimal traffic noise. Other sites on these loops back up on or have a view of a large, lush meadow complete with wild flowers. These loops have some variety of trees but cedars are most dominant with ferns and small grassy areas. Shade is good throughout the CG; privacy between camp sites is fair to good. Erosion is evident on some parking aprons. Interpretive programs are available; check fee board for information. The campground is an excellent location for day trips to Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, Giant Sequoia National Monument, Boyden Caverns, and General Grant Grove. Seeing the huge cedars and huge, huge Sequioa's throughout the whole area, is a wonderful treat for everyone in the family. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 9 through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day - single $36 per day - double NOTE: An additional $2 per day - single and $4 per day - double is charged for national holidays. NOTE: Access to campground also requires paying Sequoia/Kings Canyon NPs' entrance fee of $20 per week or $30 per year. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 84 Total Sites: 90 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 90 No. Grilles on Sites: 90 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: Yes Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and gravel. The waste station is available for a fee. It is best suited for up to medium size travel trailers (overall length of tow vehicle and trailer not exceeding 47 ft.) and up to medium-size motor homes. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 13 No. Threaded: 7 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Quaking Aspen VISIT DATE: 06/09/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/13/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Springville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Springville, CA, take State Rt. 190 east 24.2 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: State Rt. 190 is a two-lane paved mountain road. It is steep in places, curvy, and has switchbacks. There are numerous turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,000 ft. This attractive campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest, has two overlapping loops in a stand of mixed conifers. Some sites overlook a lush meadow. Most camp sites are close together but shrubs provide fair to good privacy. Sorry, no Aspens in the campground. Campground is convenient for exploring the Sequoia trees of Freeman Creek Grove (includes President George Bush tree). Possible day trips are the Needles rock formation and lookout, Dome Rock, Ponderosa Lodge for atmosphere and a cook's night out (gas and limited groceries too), Golden Trout Pack Station, and Camp Nelson with its annual Mountain Festival usually held during the first week of August. Check with the Ranger District Office for information. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open early-June through November 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day NOTE: Additional $2.00 per night for National holiday Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 5 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 27 Total Sites: 32 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 26 No. Grilles on Sites: 25 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 7 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Connecting trail to Summit Trail (foot, horse & mountain bike) FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Redwood VISIT DATE: 06/09/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/13/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Ducor RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Ducor, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 65 and Ave 56, take Ave 56 east 7.6 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear right onto M56, continuing east, 20.5 miles to an intersection. Turn left onto M50 and go 12.1 miles to another intersection. Turn left onto State Rt. 107 and go 2.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,200 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest, is a single loop through a thick stand of mature trees - cedar, Ponderosa, fir, and sugar pine. These majestic trees provide ample shade for most camp sites. Some have stone ovens and some overlook a lush meadow. The Trail of 100 Giants is across the road. This is a quiet, tranquil, attractive campground - nice for tent campers and small RVs. Walking the wheelchair friendly Trail of 100 Giants is a must. There are 125 giant Sequoias, from 10 to 20 feet in diameter. The age of these trees range from 500 to 1,500 years. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open early-June through November 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $14 to $20 per day NOTE: Additional $2.00 per night for National holiday Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 8 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 6 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 14 No. Grilles on Sites: 14 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 30' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 1 Comments: Only wheelchair friendly toilet is located at campground's entrance. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Trail of 100 Giants (foot & wheelchair friendly) - 0.75 miles FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Sandy Flat VISIT DATE: 06/16/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Lake Isabella RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Lake Isabella, CA, at intersection of State Rts. 178 and 155, take Rt. 178 west 0.9 miles to Bodfish/Havilah exit. Bear right onto exit ramp and go 0.6 miles to stop sign. Turn right at sign onto Lake Isabella Blvd and go 1.5 miles to an intersection. Turn right onto Kern River Cyn Rd and go 2.8 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign and go 0.3 miles (steep down-grade) into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,400 ft. The campground, attractive with spacious camp sites, is one large loop meandering along the Kern River. Gray pine provide some shade but campground is mostly open and very sunny. Because some camp sites are located well above the river and cottonwoods are dense along its banks, views of river are limited. Large boulders are scattered throughout campground. Most tent sites are walk-ins. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day plus $2 per day on national holidays Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 6 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 28 Total Sites: 34 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 34 No. Grilles on Sites: 34 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 7 No. Threaded: 1 WATER SPORTS Lake: No Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: No Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: No Boating (no power): No Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): Yes Kayaking (whitewater): Yes Comments: Kern River is a multi-float river. Put-in/take-out not permitted at campground, but one is located in day-use area. Permit required to float river. HIKING Hobo Fishing Trail #31E74 (foot) - 0.5 miles FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Stony Creek VISIT DATE: 06/06/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Hume Lake NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dunlap RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Dunlap, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 180 (Kings Canyon) and Dunlap Rd., take Rt. 180 16.1 miles to Kings Canyon /Sequoia National Parks entrance booth. Continue straight on Rt. 180 for 1.6 miles to Sequoia National Park sign. Turn right onto Generals Highway and go 12.1 miles to campground sign (disregard first sign at 10.8 miles). Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,500 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest and across the road from Upper Stony Creek campground, has two unnamed loops forming a figure "8." Some camp sites on both loops overlook or are adjacent to Stony Creek or another unnamed creek. The sound of running water can be heard throughout. Heavily wooded with Douglas fir, the campground has ample shade and wildlife, such as chipmunks and ground squirrels. Some campsites have no grilles and others are damaged but serviceable. Erosion makes some parking aprons a challenge. Parking aprons in first loop are short on north side but longer on south side. The second loop, furthest from the entrance, are also short. A grass understory and distance between camp sites limits privacy to fair. The campground is an excellent location for day trips to Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, Boyden Caverns, and General Grant Grove. Seeing the huge cedars and huge, huge Sequioa's throughout the whole area, is a wonderful treat for everyone in the family. Interpretive programs are offered throughout the summer - check the campground information board for dates and times. Bear-proof food containers are located at all camp sites. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 9 through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day - single $48 per day - double NOTE 1: An additional $2 per day - single and $4 per day - double is charged for national holidays NOTE 2: Access to campground also requires paying Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP entrance fee. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 42 Total Sites: 49 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 49 No. Grilles on Sites: 45 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 34' Comments: The parking aprons are either dirt or paved. FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 2 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Jennie Lake Trail (foot and horse) - 4 miles Trail head is located across the street in Upper Stony Creek campground. Provides access to Jennie Lakes Wilderness and a network of trails. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Tenmile VISIT DATE: 06/04/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Hume Lake NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dunlap RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Dunlap, CA, at intersection of Kings Canyon (State Rt. 180) and Dunlap Rd., take Rt. 180 east 16.1 miles to Kings Canyon National Park entrance gate. Continue straight on Rt. 180 1.6 miles to Sequoia National Park sign (Generals Hwy). Turn right at sign onto Generals Hwy and go 3.6 miles to Hume Lake sign. Turn left after sign onto Forest Route 30 (Ten Mile Rd) and go 5.3 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,800 ft. The campground is located in the Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest and is along the shore of Ten Mile Creek. While convenient to Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks and offering all the sights and trails of Sequoia National Monument, it is off the beaten path and offers a quiet, tranquil atmosphere. A pleasant variety of conifers provide adequate shade. Large boulders across the creek from campground provide good rock climbing. Gas, limited groceries and a cook's night out are available at Hume Lake Christian Camp, 4 miles north of campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 9 through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $20 per day - single $40 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 NOTE 1: An additional $2 per day - single and $4 per day - double is charged for national holidays. NOTE 2: Access to campground also requires paying Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP entrance fee. CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 11 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: Unknown Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. An RV waste station with potable water, is available for a fee at the Forest Service Princess campground off State Rt. 180 above Hume Lake. It is not recommended for travel trailer rigs over total length of 47' - only medium size motor homes. NOTE: Parking apron size unknown because campground reconstructed after authors surveyed; check with Ranger District Office. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 0 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Tillie Creek VISIT DATE: 06/17/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/23/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Lake Isabella Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wofford Heights RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Wofford Heights, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 155 and Wofford Blvd, take Rt. 155 south 0.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.4 miles to campground entrance booth. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 2,600 ft. Designed by the Corps of Engineers, this campground is a series of loops within loops within eyesight of Lake Isabella. The camp sites to the left of entrance nearer to State Rt. 155 have a little more shade, while sites to the right nearest to Lake Isabella, have almost no shade. Although some camp sites have a view of the lake, none have direct access. Oak trees are the dominant vegetation, most of which are being consumed by mistletoe. Privacy between camp sites is none to fair. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Comments: Open April through September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $24 per day plus Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 7 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 148 Total Sites: 155 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 155 No. Grilles on Sites: 155 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 57 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. Low overhanging branches at some parking aprons could be a problem for high profile RVs FACILITIES Vaults: No Flush Toilets: Yes Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: Yes Playground: Yes No. Water Spigots (non-site): 50 No. Threaded: 2 Comments: The only wheelchair friendly toilet is located next to camp site 71. NOTE: As of 7/21/14, due to the extended drought, hot showers are not available. Contact the Ranger District office for status. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: Yes Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: No Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: Yes Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Lake Isabella is 11,000 acres and offers a variety of waterplay. Although there is no direct access to the lake from campground, a boat ramp is available about a half mile to the right of campground entrance. HIKING - No FISHING Black and White crappie, bluegill, Blue and Channel catfish, Largemouth bass, and Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Troy Meadow VISIT DATE: 1/17/2007 UPDATE DATE: 3/24/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Kern River - Kernville Office NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Pearsonville RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Pearsonville, CA, take US Rt. 395 north 2.6 miles to Kennedy Meadow sign. Turn left at sign onto Nine-mile Cyn Rd. and go 24.6 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Sherman Pass Rd and go 10.3 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,800 ft. NOTE: Because of construction, this campground was not surveyed by the authors. Except for the directions, all information provided by the Kern River-Kernville Ranger District Office. This popular OHV campground, has three section, A, B, and C. It stretches over a rolling topography next to Troy Meadow with campsites tucked in among Lodgepole and Jeffrey pine and some fir. The campground provides access to the Kern Plateau Trail system, which is best suited for intermediate and expert OHVrs. The Kern Plateau system is surrounded by three wildernesses - Dome, South Sierra, and Golden Trout. All provide excellent views from the "system." SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open June 1 through November 30. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $17 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 68 Total Sites: 70 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 70 No. Grilles on Sites: 70 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. A waste station is available for a fee in Kennedy Meadows, CA at the general store. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 10 No. Threaded: 5 Comments: Showers are available for a fee in Kennedy Meadows, CA at the general store. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING A network of OHV trails (intermediate and expert) are available in the Kern Plateau Trail system. These 150 miles of trails (all multi-use) are accessed from: Beach Ridge Trail #34E27 - 6.7 miles Mahogany Oak Trail #34E25 - 2.8 miles Campground Connector - 1.8 miles Campground Interpretive Trail (foot only) - 0.2 miles FISHING Golden trout in nearby Fish Creek.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Upper Stony Creek VISIT DATE: 06/06/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/11/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Hume Lake NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Dunlap RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Dunlap, CA, at intersection of Kings Canyon (State Rt. 180) and Dunlap Rd., take Rt. 180 west 16.5 miles to Kings Canyon or National Park entrance booth. Continue straight on Rt. 180 1.6 miles to an intersection and a Sequoia National Park sign. Again, continue straight on Rt. 180 for 7.6 miles to a "Y" intersection and Hume Lake sign. Bear right onto Hume Rd. and go 3.1 miles to another "Y" intersection. Bear left onto Forest Rt. 13S24 and go 0.3 miles to campground on left. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,500 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest and across the road from Stony Creek campground, is a single loop with a small spur (consisting of walk-in camp sites only). It has the feel of a dispersed campground. About half the camp sites overlook Stony Creek. Although not as heavily wooded as the neighboring Stony Creek campground, the campground is sunnier and has a wider variety of trees, such as Jeffrey pine, Douglas fir and cedar. The campground is an excellent location for day trips to Kings Canyon National Park, Sequoia National Park, Giant Sequoia National Monument, Boyden Caverns, and General Grant Grove. Seeing the huge cedars and huge, huge Sequioa's throughout the whole area, is a wonderful treat for everyone in the family. Interpretive programs are offered throughout the summer - check the campground information board for dates and times. Bear-proof food containers are located at all camp sites. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 9 through mid-September RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $20 per day plus $2 per day for national holidays NOTE: Access to campground also requires paying Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP entrance fee. Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 22 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 22 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: See RV Comments Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. Parking aprons are irregular in shape and most will accommodate any size RV. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 5 No. Threaded: 3 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Jennie Lake Trail (foot and horse) - 4 miles Provides access to Jennie Lakes Wilderness and a network of trails. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: White River VISIT DATE: 06/18/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/13/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Wofford Heights RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In Wofford Heights, CA, at intersection of State Rt. 155 (E. Evans) and Wofford Blvd, take Rt. 155 west 20 miles to Porterville sign in Glenville, CA (no gas or groceries). Bear right at sign onto non-designated road and go 1.1 miles to an intersection. Turn right onto Jack Ranch Rd and go 4.7 miles to a "T" intersection. Turn right onto Old Stage Dr (MTN 3) and go 1.9 miles to White River campground sign in Posey, CA (no gas or groceries). DISREGARD this sign and continue straight on Old Stage Dr (MTN 3) another 1.3 miles to Sugarloaf and campground signs. Turn left at campground sign onto Sugarloaf (MTN 9) and go 4.7 miles to another campground sign. Turn left at this sign onto Forest Rt. 23S05 (gravel, winding, single-lane with some turnouts) and go 3.7 miles to still another campground sign. Turn left onto Forest Rt. 24S05 and go 0.2 miles to campground on right. NOTE: Last 10 miles are scenic but steep with switchbacks and lots of curves. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,200 ft. The campground, part of the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest, stretches along the White River (more creek size) through a stand of mature cedar. With only grass as understory, privacy is minimal. It is a very long and somewhat confusing drive to this campground. Be that as it may, it's a sweet little campground, well worth the drive. This is bear country; practice safe food storage techniques. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open early-June through October 16. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day - single $44 per day - double NOTE: Additional $2.00 per night for National holiday Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 8 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 4 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 32' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 1 WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Wading possible in White River. HIKING - No FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Wishon VISIT DATE: 06/10/2003 UPDATE DATE: 3/13/2014 STATE: California REGION: Pacific Southwest RANGER DISTRICT: Western Divide NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Springville RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Springville, CA, take State Rt. 190 east 7.2 miles to Camp Wishon sign. Turn left at sign onto Rt. M208 and go 4 miles to campground. NOTE: State Rt. 190 is a two-lane paved mountain road. It is steep in places, curvy, and has switchbacks. There are numerous turnouts. Although paved, Rt. M208 is a steep and curvy mountain road. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,000 ft. The campground, located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument of the Sequoia National Forest and straddling the North Fork of the Middle Fork of Tule River (a.k.a. Wishon Fork), has two spurs and a loop. The entrance spur, nearest the Wishon Guard Station, has camp sites with shorter parking aprons up against a bluff. The second spur, across the river, has two double sites tucked in a stand of old large oaks. The loop meanders up to a hilltop with moss-covered boulders. Large, mature cedar and oak provide ample shade. Several camp sites overlook the river, which can be heard throughout the campground. The longest parking aprons can be found in the loop. SEASONS Open Seasonal: No Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $22 per day - single $44 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 NOTE: There is an additional $2.00 per night for National holidays. CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 31 Total Sites: 34 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 34 No. Grilles on Sites: 34 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 35' Comments: The parking aprons are paved. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 12 No. Threaded: 12 Comments: Only wheelchair friendly toilet next to camp site 31. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: Wading possible in "Wishon Fork." HIKING Nature Trail (foot) - 0.25 miles Rose's Grave Trailhead (foot, horse, mountain bike) - 4 miles leads to Mt. Home State Forest FISHING Rainbow trout