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Auxiliary Dam Recreation Site

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Air Quality at this campground may currently be unhealthy for sensitive groups.

About This Campground

National Forest

Sequoia National Forest

From the USFS website: Campfire permits are REQUIRED Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at preventwildfireca.org Located on the southern end of Lake Isabella off Highway 178 near the town of Lake…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

1 Review of Auxiliary Dam Recreation Site

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Laura M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2021

Dam(n) Construction

This place is right off of Hwy 178 and you can camp right next to the water's edge but there is 24/7 dam construction with bright lights and loud machinery at all hours so be aware that it is not very peaceful at this time. Not really sure how long construction will be going on or what exactly they…

  • dump station at the recreation site up the road
  • dump station at the recreation site up the road
  • dump station at the recreation site up the road
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Month of VisitApril

Location

Auxiliary Dam Recreation Site is located in California

Directions

From Kernville, go south on County Road 571, and west on CA 178.

Coordinates

35.64302801 N
118.46212936 W

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About This Campground

From the USFS website: Campfire permits are REQUIRED Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at preventwildfireca.org Located on the southern end of Lake Isabella off Highway 178 near the town of Lake Isabella, this facility offers flush toilets, drinking water, trash service, a dump station and some campsites with stoves and picnic tables above the high water mark. Below the high-water mark, visitors can drive their vehicles to the shoreline and camp at the water’s edge. Below the high-water mark portable toilets and trash receptacles are provided for visitor convenience during the summer. The Forest Service’s Southern Sierra Passes are accepted at this site, as well as the interagency Annual, Senior, Access, Volunteer, and Military Passes. The Southern Sierra Pass can be purchased at Golden State Surplus in Lake Isabella, James Sierra Gateway Market in South Lake, and local Forest Service offices or online. Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at preventwildfireca.org For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-376-3781.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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