Fish Creek (CA)

Sierra National Forest

Fish Creek Campground is a small, primitive camp offering standard and tent-only sites. The campground is surrounded by mountains and tucked into a shady spot beneath oaks and pines. Sites are located along Fish Creek.

Each unit has a picnic table, grill and fire ring. Vault toilets are provided, but campers must bring drinking water.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Fish Creek Campground is located in the Bass Lake Ranger District. At an elevation of 3,400 feet, Bass 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.

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Mammoth Pool Reservoir offers a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. Campers can use a pay phone, as well as get gas and supplies at Wagner's Mammoth Pool Resort.

A popular pastime in the area is to take a drive on the 83-mile Sierra Vista Scenic Byway.

Recreation

Hikers can access the nearby French Trail, a 12.7 mile foot trail that extends from Squaw Dome Trailhead to Logan Meadow Trailhead. Other activities include hunting in designated areas and fishing.

Contact Information

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Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 559-642-3212

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Driving Directions

From Fresno, California: Take Highway 41 north, turn northeast on Forest Road 200 and pass through North Fork. Take Minarets Road (heading east out of North Fork) for 19 miles to the Fish Creek Campground.

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