Recreation Point Group Campground

Bass Lake


Bass Lake


Knoll Group Campsitre at Recreation Point Group Campground, Bass Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Knoll Campsite at Recreation Point Group Campground

Bass Lake Attractions

Bass Lake is south of Yosemite in the Sierra National Forest. The lake is a popular camping and recreation area. Groups who choose Recreation Point Group Campground have a beautiful open setting near the lake.


Key Recreation Point Group Campground Regulations

  1. Obtain firewood to avoid bringing in invasive pests.
  2. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times. No more than 2 pets are allowed per campsite.
  3. Fires must be confined to the provided fire ring.

Recreation Point Group Campground

Recreation Point Group Campground is at the north end of Bass Lake in the Sierra National Forest. Four-mile-long Bass Lake is a popular mountain recreation destination, offering fishing, boating, waterskiing, and hiking. Groups at Recreation Point can take advantage of the adjacent day-use area with a softball field, volleyball court, designated swim area, and other nice facilities. All around Bass Lake are other picnic areas, beaches, resorts, marinas, launch ramps, and trails.

Recreation Point Group Campground has 4 tents-only group campsites close to the lake. All 4 of the group sites have very nice amenities. No trailers or RVs are allowed at the campsites.

  • Knoll Campsite can accommodate up to 30 people and 10 vehicles. Offers nice lake views
  • Lagoon Campsite has space for up to 30 people and 10 vehicles. Has nice lake views
  • Scout Campsite can accommodate up to 45 people and 15 vehicles. Pleasant group setting.
  • Acorn Campsite has space for up to 50 people and 16 vehicles. Slightly more secluded group setting among the trees.

Recreation Point Group Campground Basics
Recreation Point Group Campground Location: Off Highway 222 at the north end of Bass Lake
Elevation: 3,400 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Fresno - 53 miles
Merced - 71 miles
Campground Open: year-round
Number of Sites: 4
Max. People per Site: 30, 30, 45, 50
Vehicles per Site: 10, 10, 15, 16
All vehicles pay $7 fee
Pets: On leash, always attended
Bass Lake Ranger District: (559) 877-2218

Reservations at Recreation Point Group Campground
Reservations Recommended: whenever campground is open
Booking Window: Reservations can be made from the current day up to 12 months in advance of arrival date.
Maximum Vehicle Length: No RVs or trailers
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated
Fees: Knoll or Lagoon - $151.58 per night plus taxes
Scout - $226.58 per night plus taxes
Acorn - $251.35 per night plus taxes
Plus $7 per vehicles
Reservations: Recreation Point Group Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Recreation Point Group Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic tables, large pedestal grill, stone fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water, amphitheater
Sketch Map of Campground: Recreation Point Group Campground Map
Showers: No
Dump Station: Nearby
Attractions near Recreation Point Group Campground: Spend your days at Bass Lake with its marinas, boat rentals, boating, waterskiing, and fishing. Strike out into the forest for hiking and mountain biking. Visit nearby interpretive sites. Relax for the day at Little Denver Picnic Area or Wishon Cove. Hike on the Devils Slide Falls Trail, Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail, and Angel Falls. Join in the fun of 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.

Scout Group Campsitre at Recreation Point Group Campground, Bass Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Scout Campsite at Recreation Point Group Campground

map of campgrounds at Bass Lake, including Recreation Point Group Campground, CA

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