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Bagby Camping and Recreation

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US Army Corps of Engineers

The Bagby Camping & Recreation area is located just below the Wild & Scenic Merced River at the inlet of Lake McClure. Offering visitors a unique outdoor experience in a more remote setting, Bagby is all about soaking in all the opportunities a day at the lake can bring.

Camp/RV Facilities • 31+ Camping & RV sites • 10 Primitive campsites along the river • 10 Water-Electric hookup sites • Free hot showers

Camp/Picnic Facilities • Fish cleaning station • Restroom facilities • Day use picnic areas – Picnic tables & barbecue grills • Boat launch ramps & parking (Bagby boat ramp is currently closed due to low water levels) • Pets welcome

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Access

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

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Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites

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4 Reviews

Graham O.
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2023

Nice place to camp

Decent place to camp, it’s $30 for a non RV site. We were there in late march and were the only ones in the campground so the hosts let us stay in one of the larger RV sites. Really pretty area, got woken up by cattle across the river the next morning. Worth an overnight but maybe not a destination.

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Month of VisitApril
Ian G.
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2022

Amazing

Got a spot right by the water and had beautiful scenery to wake up too.

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Month of VisitFebruary
  • Review photo of Bagby Camping and Recreation by Ian G., February 20, 2022
BThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2021

Everything you could want!

We visited on a Tuesday in late April and there was only one other couple on the opposite end of the campground. There's also a very nice attendant who lives on site who wen saw the next morning and recommended a hike that is accessible from the camp that hike is very nice but not very shaded. I would recommend doing that early morning.

The site itself is amazing. It has a thw beautiful river wrapping around it which you can easily walk down to and play in. There are tons of wild flowers and some geese as well.

We stayed in a campervan so I cannot comment on the toilets but this site overall was very clean.

I recommend 100% and will definitely be back. This is a new favorite. Very relaxing and beautiful.

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Month of VisitMay
  • Review photo of Bagby Camping and Recreation by Beatriz S., April 28, 2021
  • Review photo of Bagby Camping and Recreation by Beatriz S., April 28, 2021
  • Review photo of Bagby Camping and Recreation by Beatriz S., April 28, 2021
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Location

Bagby Camping and Recreation is located in California

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Directions

From jct Hwy-132 & Hwy-49: Go 10 mi S on Hwy-49. 9090 Lake McClure Road Snelling, CA 95369

Address

8499 California 49
Mariposa, CA 95338

Coordinates

37.61073130763298 N
120.12870459352278 W

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