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BADGER FLATS GROUP, CA

part ofSierra National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Badger Flats Group Camp sits in a quiet and isolated area along Rancheria Creek, at an elevation of over 8,000 feet in the High Sierra. The site sits on open and flat land shaded by fir trees and can accommodate up to 100 people and 35 vehicles.

Natural Features:

The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources.

The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra.

Recreation:

There is trailhead access to the Kaiser Wilderness. There is also a trail that connects to the California Riding and Hiking Trail.

There is a sandy area along Rancheria Creek, and wading is possible.

Facilities:

Horses are permitted in this camp, but no equestrian amenities are provided. Each unit has a grill, fire ring, bear-proof food locker and picnic table.

Vault toilets are provided. Drinking water is not available at this campground.

Nearby Attractions:

Huntington Lake is about 5 miles away and offers many recreational activities, including hiking, horseback riding, biking, canoeing, sailing, fishing, windsurfing and swimming. Anglers can fish for rainbow trout, brown trout or kokanne salmon.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Windsurfing
Know Before You Go
  • Maximum vehicle length is 35 feet
  • This campground can accommodate a maximum of 100 people
  • Check-in at Eastwood California Land Management office
  • No drinking water is provided at this campground
  • Bears inhabit the area; please keep food in approved bear-proof lockers
  • There are no showers or RV hookups
  • This facility is operated by Sierra Recreation, A Division of California Land Management, and your comments are appreciated; comment forms are available from campground hosts or on CLM's website
  • Click here to learn more about the Sierra National Forest
  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the High Sierra Ranger District, Sierra National Forest (559) 855-5355
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

    Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    37.26944, -119.115
    37°16'10"N, 119°6'54"W

    Take Hwy 168 east from Clovis to Shaver Lake. Continue through Shaver Lake to Huntington Lake. At the east end of Huntington Lake, turn right onto Kaiser Pass Road (at Eastwood Visitor Center). Travel 5 miles up the Kaiser Pass Road to Badger Group Campground.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    BADGER FLATS GROUP

      CA 

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (559)893-2111
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