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Big Meadow Stanislaus Natl Fs

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About This Campground

Big Meadow Campground lies at about 6,400 feet elevation on the Stanislaus National Forest. It is located 21 miles east of Arnold, California. Breathtaking views abound, and wildlife viewing opportunities include marmots, squirrels, coyotes and deer.

Recreation

Picnicking, birding and hiking are…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 35 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Reviews

1 Review of Big Meadow Stanislaus Natl Fs

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Jen B.
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2019

Beautiful campground

Our family camped at this campground many times every summer when my children were young.

The campground is first come first serve. We were always able to find a good spot coming on Friday after work. The camp sites are spaced out nice so your neighboring campers aren't super close. The toiles…

Location

Big Meadow Stanislaus Natl Fs is located in California

Directions

From Arnold, California, take Highway 4 east for 25 miles to the Big Meadow Campground.

Coordinates

38.41638864 N
120.10500028 W

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About This Campground

Big Meadow Campground lies at about 6,400 feet elevation on the Stanislaus National Forest. It is located 21 miles east of Arnold, California. Breathtaking views abound, and wildlife viewing opportunities include marmots, squirrels, coyotes and deer.

Recreation

Picnicking, birding and hiking are popular pastimes at Big Meadow.

Lake Alpine and Spicer Meadow Reservoir, both just a 15 minute drive away, offer fishing and other water activities.

Facilities

Big Meadow has 65 individual camping units and a group site. The group camp, easily accessible from Highway 4, can accommodate a maximum of 50 guests and 20 vehicles. Vault toilets and drinking water are among the conveniences found here. Pets are allowed.

Natural Features

Situated in the central Sierra Nevada Mountains, Stanislaus National Forest is sandwiched between the well-known destinations, Lake Tahoe and Yosemite. It boasts gorgeous views of snow-capped mountain peaks and California's Great Central Valley.

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