Choinumni Campground

Kings River, Fresno County

Pine Flat Lake

Pine Flat Lake Area
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to the Pine Flat Lake area enjoy a pretty mountain setting, a sparkling lake, and great recreation opportunities. Those who camp at nearby Choinumni Campground are close enough to drive up to Pine Flat Lake for the day.

Pine Flat Lake rests among beautiful oak covered hills, attracting boaters, campers, hikers, and anglers.

  • Find a 20-mile-long lake to explore by boat.
  • Take advantage of boat ramps, a marina, fishing, water skiing, and sailing.
  • Find nearby places for hiking and mountain biking.
  • Fishing is good for bass, rainbow trout, chinook and kokanee salmon, catfish, bluegill, and crappie.
  • Attend weekly summer interpretive programs at Island Park Amphitheater.
  • School groups can arrange a reservation for tours of the dam.
  • Whitewater rafting is available upstream on the Kings River.

Key Choinumni Campground Regulations

  1. Quiet Hours are from 10 PM to 6 AM. No radios or generators may be operated during quiet hours.
  2. Dogs must be leashed and attended. Dogs must be confined to a vehicle or tent at night.
  3. A maximum of 2 tents are permitted per campsite.

Nearby Campgrounds

Pine Flat Lake

Shaver Lake

Millerton Lake

Eastman Lake

Choinumni Campground

Choinumni Park sits along the Kings River, about 31 miles east of Fresno and 3 miles downstream from Pine Flat Reservoir. Choinumni Park and Choinumni Campground are operated by Fresno County Parks. The 170-acre park is popular for picnicking, fishing, and hiking. A short drive takes campers to Pine Flat Lake with its great boating and fishing.

Choinumni Campground has 75 campsites, all of which can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. There is also a group campsite for up to 75 people.

Choinumni Campground Basics
Choinumni Campground Location: Pine Flat Rd. off E. Trimmer Springs Rd.
Elevation: 570 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Fresno - 31 miles
Number of Sites: 75
Open - Closed: Open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicles per campsite
Pets: On leash, always attended
Operated by Fresno County Parks
Information: (559) 600-3004

Reservations for the group campsite only. All others are first-come, first-served.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: No limit
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated, but some facilities are accessible
Fees: $25 per night per single campsite (seniors 62 and over $9, disabled vets $11)
$200 for group site
All vehicles must also pay $5 park entry fee
Group Site Reservations: Fresno County Parks (559) 600-3004

Choinumni Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: Yes
Attractions near Choinumni Campground: Enjoy a playground and nearby fishing. At Pine Flat Lake set out boating, fishing, and waterskiing. Discover the Blue Oak Interpretive Nature Trail at Island Park. Stop by the Pine Flat Lake Marina for boat rentals. Find hiking trails. Visit Winton Park just downstream from Choinumni Park.

Pine Flat Lake Marina, Pine Flat Lake, CA

Pine Flat Lake Marina

General Camping Information for

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

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