Sonora Pass Campgrounds

Stanislaus National Forest, Toiyabe National Forest

Gather around a campfire
beneath the stars.

Sonora Pass Campgrounds

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Sonora Pass Campgrounds

Pinecrest Camping

These are excellent campgrounds, close to Pinecrest Lake, fishing, hiking trails, stores. A great place for children with a beach and swim area and outdoor movies every week. 6,000' elevation.

Herring Creek Camping

These are more remote and more primitive than others. Close to Herring Reservoir, popular for fishing and swimming.

Beardsley - Niagara Creek Camping

Some of the campgrounds here are fairly primitive. Best suited for RVs for people intending to do OHV-ing, fishing, or hunting. Niagara Creek is the best of them.

Clark Fork Camping

A beautiful setting off the main highway. Popular for fishing or simply lazing away the summer. Hiking is close by.

Dardanelle Camping

Popular camping area. Boulder Flat is more primitive than others. Fishing and hiking close by. The close proximity of the Dardanelle Resort with store and restaurant is a plus.

Kennedy Meadows Camping

Excellent campgrounds, close to the river and close to Kennedy Meadows Resort. Popular with anglers. A great place to spend a week or two. Hiking trails into the Emigrant Wilderness close by.

Mi-Wuk Area Camping

Lower elevation campgrounds, remote locations. Fraser Flat is a park-like setting on the South Fork of Stanislaus River. Sand Bar Flat is on the Middle Fork of the Stanislaus.

Leavitt Meadow Camping

On the east side of Sonora Pass near Leavitt Meadow. A more arid region, fewer trees. Close to good fishing and hiking in the Hoover Wilderness.

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U.S. National Forest Campground Guide

Your most complete and comprehensive guide to developed campgrounds in 155 national forests and national grassland.


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Map of campgrounds along Sonora Pass in Tuolumne County, CA

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