Spring Cove Campground

Bass Lake


Bass Lake


Spring Cove Campground, Bass Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Spring Cove Campground

Bass Lake Attractions

Bass Lake in the Sierra National Forest south of Yosemite has long been a popular recreation area.



Spring Cove Campground

Spring Cove Campground is on the west shore of Bass Lake in the Sierra National Forest. Several nice day-use areas are located along the shore not far from Spring Cove. Bass Lake has long been a popular mountain recreation destination. Visitors enjoy fishing, boating, waterskiing, and hiking. Facilities include marinas, launch ramps, resorts, and many lakeside picnic areas.

Spring Cove Campground has 61 campsites in a mixed forest which provides ample shade. Because of narrow roads, short parking spurs, and sharp turns, the campground is best suited for tents or small RVs. Large RVs and trailers are not recommended. Some campsites are rather close together, while others offer nice privacy. The campground stretches up the hillside with some campsites located well away from the lake. A 2-night minimum stay is required on weekends and 3 nights on holiday weekends.

Campground Basics
Location: Off Highway 222 on the west shore of Bass Lake
Elevation: 3,440 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Fresno - 56 miles
Merced - 74 miles
Campground Open: Early May through early September
Number of Sites: 61
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
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: 35 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: #4, 7
Favorite Campsites: #11, 25, 39, 41, 42, 43, 45, 51, 54, 59, 60
Fees: $31.53 per night ($33.33 during holidays)
Reservations: Spring Cove Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Spring Cove Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, pedestal grill, stone fire ring; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, piped water
Showers: No
Dump Station: Nearby
Nearby attractions: Bass Lake - marinas, boat rentals, boating, waterskiing, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, interpretive site, 2.6-mile Spring Cove Trail, Wishon Cove, Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail, Angel Falls and Devils Slide Falls Trail, Bass Lake Fishing Derby in early May

Spring Cove Campground, Bass Lake, Sierra National Forest, CA

Spring Cove Campground

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

Spring Cove Campground map, Bass Lake,  CA

map of campgrounds at Bass Lake, CA

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