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part ofSierra National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sun Sep 06 2015   Season Dates


Catavee Campground is located on Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. This campground offers convenient access to all the activities and events available around Huntington Lake, including the annual sailboat regatta.

The campground is forested and provides good privacy at several of the sites. A few sites overlook Bear Creek, while others offer lake views.

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.


There are many hiking trails in the area, including Rancheria Falls, Indian Pools and Black Point. Hikers and horseback riders can access the 12-mile Kaiser Loop Trail, which connects to a network of trails within the Kaiser Wilderness.

Huntington Lake offers many activities, including swimming, sailing, boating, non-motorized boating, fishing and water skiing. Additionally, California Land Management sponsors a variety of interpretive programs and nature walks throughout the summer at several locations in the Huntington Lake area.


This is a more modern campground with paved roads and paved parking spurs that can accommodate RVs up to 30 feet. Each site has a picnic table, grill and fire ring.

Drinking water, a pay phone, flush toilets and accessible flush toilets are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

The Billy Creek Guard Station Museum is adjacent to the campground. It provides historical overviews on Huntington Lake, Native Americans and the Forest Service.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Paved Roads
  • Pay Phone
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • RV sites
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Spigot
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Educational Programs
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
  • Marina
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Please register at Eastwood Visitor Center prior to going to campground
  • Maximum vehicle length is 30 feet
  • No showers or RV Hookups
  • Bears frequent the area; please store food in bear-proof containers
  • In accordance with standard industry practices, Sierra Recreation will be assessing a $7 additional vehicle fee per day on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, and on the third and fourth vehicle in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.
  • 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):
    37.2525, -119.17694
    37°15'9"N, 119°10'37"W

    From Clovis, California, take Highway 168 north for 70 miles to Huntington Lake Campground Office at Eastwood.

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    Project Office: (559)893-2111
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