Catavee Campground

Huntington Lake


Huntington Lake


Billy Creek Campground, Huntington Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Entrance to Catavee and Kinnikinnick Campgrounds

High Sierra Lakes Attractions

Southern California Edison Company operates a series of lakes which provide wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation. Among the lakes are Lake Thomas A. Edison, Florence Lake, Huntington Lake, and Shaver Lake.


Catavee Campground

Catavee Campground is located on the north shore of Huntington Lake in the Sierra National Forest. Huntington Lake is a popular recreation area with several resorts and marinas along its shore. Visitors to the area enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, and relaxing in the fresh mountain air.

Catavee Campground has 24 campsites in a pine and fir forest across the road from Huntington Lake. Some campsites have views of Bear Creek and others of the lake. All the campsites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some campsites have good privacy.

There is a minimum 2-night stay on weekends and 3 nights on holiday weekends. Before entering a campsite, campers are asked to check in at the Eastwood CLM office located at the east end of Huntington Lake.

Campground Basics
Location: 1.3 miles down the north shore of Huntington Lake
Elevation: 7,000 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Fresno - 68 miles
Campground Open: June through October
Number of Sites: 24
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2, ($7 fee for 2nd vehicle)
Pets: On leash, always attended
High Sierra Ranger District: (559) 855-5355

Reservations
Reservations Recommended: whenever campground is open
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from 1 day up to 6 months in advance of arrival date.
Maximum Vehicle Length: 30 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated, but accessible restrooms
Favorite Campsites: #3, 20
Fees: $31.50 per night ($33.50 on holiday weekends)
Reservations: Catavee Campground Reservations
$9 reservation fee
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Catavee Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic tables, grills, campfire rings; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water
Showers: No
Dump Station: No
Nearby attractions: At west end of lake - Billy Creek Guard Station Museum which provides historical overviews of Huntington Lake, Native Americans and the Forest Service. Huntington Lake is popular for boating, waterskiing, sailing, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and more. Lakeshore Resort with lodging, restaurant, saloon, store, marina, and boat rentals. Local hiking trails include Rancheria Falls (1 mile), Indian Pools (1 mile) and Black Point (.7 miles). Hiking trails into the Kaiser Wilderness
Trail rides with D & F Pack Station

General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite. Opening dates for campgrounds may vary as they are often dependent on weather conditions.

Campground reservations become available 6 months in advance.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate


Catavee Campground, Huntington Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

A Huntington Lake Campground in April


Catavee Campground map, Sierra National Forest, CA
map of campground locations at Huntington Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

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