Dispersed Camping

Brush Creek Recreation Site

7 Reviews


USDA Forest Service

Sequoia National Forest

Brush Creek is a dispersed camping or day use site open year round. There are vault toilets available and seasonal trash bins. This is where the Brush Creek meets the Upper Kern River and is a good spot for fishing. Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at preventwildfireca.org

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  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
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7 Reviews

Jake P.
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2021

Loved it!

I loved this site!! No phone service, but there are toilets cleaned weekly, trash, you can hike, fish, raft, I even got a bb gun in Kernville to pass a little time 😂. Gorgoeus waterfalls! Fire rings available, but no table, no drinking water, however it is a FREE site!!

Month of VisitMay
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Conrad G.
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2021

Beautiful place next to river

Such a beautiful place! We camped right next to the river. It was such a peaceful place and the sounds of the river right next to our camp was just heaven on earth. We stayed for 2 nights in June 2020

Month of VisitJuly
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Adam C.
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2020

Can be nice without the crowds

Great campground about 30 minutes north of Kernville. There is a nice general store called McNally's just 10 min short of here. We showed up on Thursday and it was nice and mellow. But then the weekend crowd showed up Friday. It got very crowded and finding a spot can get desperate. Show up early and if u can do a weekday trip, do it. I tried a little fishing but didn't catch anything. Saw some others catch a couple throw backs. The water was wonderful and low for good swimming. I'd come back for sure.

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Brush Creek Recreation Site is located in California

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Head north from Kernville approximately 15 miles and Brush Creek will be on the west side of the road.


35.96625192 N
118.47879675 W

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