Forks Campground
Forks Campground

Forks Campground

  • Forks campground is located on a hillside overlooking Bass Lake. 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. The camp is forested with cedar, ponderosa pine, and oak trees. Goat Mountain Trail (2.6 miles) can be accessed directly from this camp. Other foot trails in the area include Willow Creek (2.7 miles), Spring Cove (2.6 miles) and Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail (1 mile). A variety of educational programs are offered on weekends during the summer. Forks Campground is located in the Bass Lake Ranger District at an elevation of 3,400 feet. 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.

    Features

    • Bird Watching Bird Watching
    • Fishing Fishing
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Pet Friendly Pet Friendly
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (21 total sites)

    Some sites offer limited lake views, while others are adjacent to the creek. Each unit has a picnic table, pedestal grill, stone fire ring, and paved parking spur. Forks Campground provides flush toilets (including ones that meet accessibility standards) and drinking water. The parking spurs here are not large enough to fit boat trailers and fit a max trailer length of 32 ft.

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