Cedar Bluff Campground

Bass Lake

Bass Lake

Cedar Bluff Camp, Bass Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Cedar Bluff Campground

Bass Lake Attractions

Bass Lake in the Sierra National Forest south of Yosemite has long been a popular recreation area. Visitors who camp at Cedar Bluff Campground enjoy being close to the water and many popular lake attractions.

Key Recreation Point Group Campground Regulations

  1. No more than 2 pets are permitted per campsite. Dogs must be on leash and attended at all times.
  2. All fires must be in the provided fire ring.

Cedar Bluff Campground

Cedar Bluff Campground is located adjacent to Lupine Campground about mid-way along the west shore of Bass Lake in the Sierra National Forest. With more than a thousand surface acres and 14 miles of shoreline, Bass Lake has long been a popular mountain recreation destination. Visitors enjoy fishing, boating, waterskiing, and hiking.

Note: Many hazardous trees around Bass Lake campgrounds have recently been removed, leaving many campgrounds more exposed with fewer trees.

Cedar Bluff Campground is unique in that it only has campsites designated for up to 12 or 24 people. There are no small, 6-person sites. Camping fees per night reflect the maximum capacity of the sites, i.e. $66 or $137 per night. The campground is perfect for small group or family gatherings.

Cedar Bluff Campground has 22 campsites, all of which can accommodate multiple RVs, trailers and tents. Some sites, however, are on steep slopes and tent space may be limited. A 2-night minimum stay is required on weekends and 3 nights on holiday weekends.

Cedar Bluff Campground Basics
Cedar Bluff Campground Location: Off Highway 222 on the west shore of Bass Lake
Elevation: 3,420 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Fresno - 55 miles
Merced - 73 miles
Campground Open: year-round
Number of Sites: 22
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2, $7 fee for 2nd vehicle
Pets: On leash, always attended, 2 maximum
Bass Lake Ranger District: (559) 877-2218

Reservations at Cedar Bluff Campground
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: 40 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: none designated, but there are accessible facilities
Fees: $65.77 - $136.94 per night
Reservations: Cedar Bluff Campground Reservations
Plus $9 reservation fee
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Cedar Bluff Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, pedestal grill, stone fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water
Sketch Map of Campground: Cedar Bluff Campground Map
Showers: No
Dump Station: Nearby
Attractions near Cedar Bluff Campground: Enjoy Bass Lake with its marinas, boat rentals, boating, waterskiing, and fishing. Try other popular activities such as hiking and mountain biking. Visit nearby interpretive sites. Spend the day at Lakeside Picnic Area or Wishon Cove. Discover Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail, Angel Falls and Devils Slide Falls Trail. Try not to miss the Bass Lake Fishing Derby in early May.

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

map of campgrounds at Bass Lake, including Cedar Bluff Campground, CA

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