Kinnikinnick Campground

Huntington Lake


Huntington Lake


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

Entrance to Catavee Campground and Kinnikinnick Campground

High Sierra Lakes Attractions

Southern California Edison Company operates a series of lakes which provide wonderful opportunities for outdoor recreation. The lakes include Lake Thomas A. Edison, Florence Lake, Huntington Lake, and Shaver Lake. Campers at Kinnikinnick Campground at Huntington Lake are close to swimming, boating, and fishing.



Kinnikinnick Campground

Kinnikinnick Campground sits on the north shore of Huntington Lake in the Sierra National Forest. Visitors to Huntington Lake enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, and relaxing in the fresh mountain air. Great facilities along the shore near the campground include resorts, cafes, stores, marinas, and picnic areas.

Kinnikinnick Campground has 25 campsites in a dense forest of pine and fir. The campground is adjacent to Catavee Campground and across the road from Huntington Lake. Kinnikinnick accepts RVs and trailers up to 40 feet, longer than most other campgrounds at the lake can accommodate. A few of Kinnikinnick's campsites have views of the lake. All the campsites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some sites 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.

Kinnikinnick Campground Basics
Kinnikinnick Campground 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: 25
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 at Kinnikinnick Campground
Reservations Recommended: whenever campground is open
Booking Window: Reservations can be made for today and up to 6 months in advance of arrival date.
Maximum Vehicle Length: 40 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated, but accessible restrooms
Fees: $30 per night ($32 on holiday weekends)
Reservations: Kinnikinnick Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Kinnikinnick Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic tables, grills, campfire rings; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water
Campground Sketch Map: Kinnikinnick Campground Map
Showers: No
Dump Station: No
Attractions near Kinnikinnick Campground: Huntington Lake is popular for boating, waterskiing, sailing, fishing, swimming, kayaking, and more. Tour the Billy Creek Guard Station Museum which provides historical overviews of Huntington Lake, Native Americans and the Forest Service.
Lakeshore Resort with lodging, restaurant, saloon, store, marina, and boat rentals.
Enjoy 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

Kinnikinnick Campground, Huntington Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Kinnikinnick Campground

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

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