TeleLi puLaya Campground

Stanislaus National Forest

TeleLi puLaya Campground

TeleLi puLaya Campground, Stanislaus National Forest, CA

TeleLi puLaya Campground

Stanislaus National Forest Attractions

Travelers in the Stanislaus National Forest in Tuolumne County find many wonderful activities and attractions. TeleLi puLaya Campground is close to Beardsley Reservoir and a short drive from Pinecrest Lake.

  • Go 4-wheeling on the OHV routes at Niagara Creek and other locations.
  • Set off mountain biking along the network of logging roads.
  • Find a number of dedicated Horse Camps in the area.
  • Visit nearby geologic wonders such as Columns of the Giants and Trail of the Gargoyles.
  • Stop at scenic overlooks at Donnell Vista and farther up Sonora Pass.
  • test your skills fishing in the Stanislaus River, Pinecrest Lake, Lyons Reservoir, and Beardsley Reservoir.
  • Enjoy hiking trails leading into the Emigrant Wilderness and Carson-Iceberg Wilderness.
  • Relax at Pinecrest Lake with a swimming beach, boating, and fishing.
  • Go horseback riding at Kennedy Meadows.

Places to Visit

  • The Clark Fork has good camping, fishing, and hiking.
  • Dardanelle Resort is the place to stop for supplies and a good meal.
  • Kennedy Meadows offers lodging, a pack station, and a restaurant.
  • Twain Harte has good restaurants and shops.
  • Pinecrest and Strawberry are known for excellent fishing.
  • Beardsley Reservoir is popular for fishing, boating, and swimming.
  • Drive up scenic Sonora Pass.

TeleLi puLaya Campground

TeleLi puLaya Campground (Black Oak Flat Campground) is located 5 miles down the Beardlsey Reservoir Road from Highway 108 in the Stanislaus National Forest, about 10 miles from Pinecrest Lake. The campground with its 22 sites opened in 2014. The setting is known for its views of Stanislaus River Canyon 1,600 feet below. Glimpses of the river can be seen in the distance as well as the Dardanelles. Beautiful forest surrounds the campground, but most campers will want to drive the 5 miles down to Beardsley Reservoir for day activities. At Beardsley visitors find a designated swimming area, picnic area, boat ramp, and good fishing.

The 22 campsites at TeleLi puLaya Campground can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. The modern campsites are both spacious and well separated from one another. Several of the sites have nice views of the Stanislaus River canyon, others are scattered through the trees.

Two small group sites are located side by side at one end of TeleLi puLaya Campground. Each of the group sites has 3 picnic tables, several pedestal grills, and a campfire circle. Check with the Summit Ranger Station about reservations for the group sites: (209) 965-3434.

TeleLi PuLaya Campground Basics
TeleLi PuLaya Campground Location: On Beardsley Reservoir Road, 5 miles off Hwy 108.
Elevation: 5,100 feet
Miles/Driving time: Stockton - 102 miles, 2:05
Campground Open: May through September
Number of Sites: 22 sites
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2, fee for 2nd vehicle
Maximum Length of Stay: 14 days
Pets: On leash, always attended
Operated by Stanislaus National Forest
Summit Ranger Station: (209) 965-3434

No Reservations: First come, first served
Maximum Vehicle Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated, but all campsites appear to be accessible
Fees: $20 per night for single-family site
$50 for group site
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, 11:00 AM

TeleLi puLaya Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, bear-proof food lockers; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, piped water
Showers: Next to Pinecrest Lake store
Dump Station: At Pinecrest Lake dump, Hwy. 108
Attractions near TeleLi PuLaya Campground: Drive down to Beardsley Reservoir for swimming, boating, and fishing. Visit Strawberry with its restaurant and store. Pinecrest Lake is popular for boating, swimming, fishing, and hiking.

TeleLi puLaya Group Campsite, Stanislaus National Forest, CA

TeleLi puLaya Group Campsite

Key Stanislaus National Forest Camping Regulations

  1. Limit of 3 tents or 1 RV or trailer per site
  2. A maximum of 2 licensed vehicles (includes trailers of all kinds) parked at campsite.

General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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