Description

Ain't no fork in the road here folks! The best move you can make for your camping pleasure is undoubtedly Forks Campground on the scenic western slope of the central Sierras. Situated on a hillside overlooking the aptly dubbed Bass Lake, the park offers swimming, boating, sailing, and some of the best gosh darn bass fishin’ in these parts! Whether you’ve caught your dinner or Continue reading...
Ain't no fork in the road here folks! The best move you can make for your camping pleasure is undoubtedly Forks Campground on the scenic western slope of the central Sierras. Situated on a hillside overlooking the aptly dubbed Bass Lake, the park offers swimming, boating, sailing, and some of the best gosh darn bass fishin’ in these parts! Whether you’ve caught your dinner or just a few rays, its easy livin’ back at camp with grill, fire pit and big, bold Ponderosa pines looming overhead. With water and all the basic amenities covered, there’s nothing to do now but kick back and enjoy the beautiful alpine landscape.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
27
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Bikers can breeze on the trails in the bass lake ranger district and the high sierra ranger district. in the high sierra, you c...Read more

Boating

Motorized boating is allowed at shaver lake and redinger lake, and there are plenty of opportunities for non-motorized boating:...Read more

Fishing

Lakes and reservoirs are generally open year round; freshwater stream fishing is open from late april to mid november. the best...Read more

Hiking

There’s no shortage of incredible hikes here: nelder grove is home to some of the finest sequoias, and best of all, there are n...Read more

Horseback riding

Equestrians have so much to explore in the sierra national forest! with five wilderness areas, trails, horse camps, and horse r...Read more

Paddling

Paddlers are welcome to explore the lakes in this forest-- many of the rivers are whitewater, so if you are feeling confident a...Read more

OHV

Those looking for some scenic driving have come to the right place. we highly recommend the incredible 100 mile sierra vista sc...Read more

Climbing

Pretty rad rock climbing here-- tollhouse rock and courtright reservoir both have over a hundred climbs. check out the list on ...Read more

Snow sports

You can sled/tube in goat meadow, cross country ski, snowshoe, and snowmobile over 234 miles of trails. china peak ski area off...Read more

Swimming

Bass, huntington and shaver lakes are perfect for swimming, with designated swim areas. you can also swim in these creeks and c...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Whitewater adventurers often come to the sierra national forest for the kings river and merced wild and scenic river. the kings...Read more

Wildlife watching

Wildlife includes mule deer, black bears, coyotes, bobcats, foxes, marmots, porcupines, and quail. you can also find trout, bas...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Forks Campground.

Beach
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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3,473ftListing's elevation
750
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Hipcamper Pierre
Pierre A.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 3rd, 2015

Great place to camp, site 006 is huge! However we were disappointed to see how low the lake was, and also not swimming-friendly: so much mud...

Forks CampgroundForks CampgroundThe lake is unfortunately very low.
Hipcamper Cyndy A.
recommends this listing.
August 27th, 2018
Hipcamper Teegan W.
recommends this listing.
November 13th, 2017
Hipcamper Pierre A.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
November 28th, 2016
Park
Sierra National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(559) 297-0706
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
37.312° N, 119.568° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 3 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 24 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)