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CEDAR BLUFF, CA

part ofSierra National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Cedar Bluff sits adjacent to Bass Lake in a huge Ponderosa pine forest. The camp features double, triple and quad units and is an ideal location for enjoying the many recreational activities and sights in the area.

Natural Features:

Cedar Bluffs Campground is located in the Bass Lake Ranger District at an elevation of 3,400 feet. The lake is a very popular area known for its variety of fish, as well as the bald and golden eagles that make their home here.

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:

Bass Lake offers a beach and boat ramp. Popular activities include swimming, motorized boating, non-motorized boating, water skiing, sailing and fishing for bass, trout, bluegill and catfish.

Nearby hiking trails include Willow Creek, Goat Mountain, Spring Cove and Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail. A variety of educational programs are offered on weekends during the summer.

Facilities:

Each unit has a picnic table, grill, campfire ring and paved parking spur. Cedar Bluff provides flush toilets, accessible flush toilets and drinking water.

Some sites are on slopes, and space for tents may be limited to parking spurs.

Nearby Attractions:

Cedar Bluff is located 24 miles from the entrance of Yosemite National Park.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Educational Programs
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rentals
  • Boating
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Restaurant
  • Sailing
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Many sites are on slopes and/or have very limited tent space (some are limited to paved parking spurs only).
  • All campers must check in at the registration office
  • Maximum vehicle size is 40 feet
  • This campground has a security guard on patrol
  • 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 Sierra National Forest Headquarters, (559) 297-0706.
  • No more than two pets per site
    • 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):
    37.30778, -119.54417
    37°18'28"N, 119°32'39"W

    From Fresno, California: Take Highway 41 north through Oakhurst. Turn right onto Forest Road 222 (toward Bass Lake) and keep right for 3.5 miles to the Bass Lake Campground office. Continue southeast on Forest Road 222 for approximately 2.75 miles to Cedar Bluff Campground.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    CEDAR BLUFF

      CA 

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (559)642-3212
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