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3 Reviews of Lumsden Bridge Campground

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Natalie B.
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2018

Need 4 wheel drive or clearance!

Difficult to get to, but worth the drive! Free camping with large drive-in sites on River bank. Fire pit, tables, bear box and vault toilets only. Very peaceful campground with little traffic!

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Katie C.
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2016

Gorgeous site, scary drive down

We love free campgrounds and this was a great one! We headed here after hiking out of Yosemite and it was about 8pm before we got to the turn. A ranger was blocking the road because a truck had fallen off the road earlier in the day and the tow trucks were just finishing up. He told us that it…

Cody C.
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2016

Beautiful Place Next to the River

The dirt road to get to this campground was kind of long for a low-clearance vehicle, although we made the 5-mile trip with our Ford Fiesta. The campground doesn't seem to be very frequented, so there's a good chance you'll find a spot and there is no fee to stay here. There was recently a forest…


Lumsden Bridge Campground is located in California


From Groveland travel approximately 7.5 miles east to Ferretti Road. Turn left (north) onto Ferretti Road. Travel 1 mile and turn right (east) onto Lumsden Road/Forest Route 1N01 off of Ferretti Road. Travel approximately 6.5 miles to Lumsden Bridge. The campground entrance is located on the north side of the bridge. Turn left (west) after crossing the bridge to enter the campground. RVs and trailers are not recommended on Lumsden Road/Forest Route 1N10. Lumsden Road from Lumsden Bridge to Forest Route 1N01 is closed December 15 to April 15 according to the Motorized Travel Management Plan. Lumsden Road is subject to closure during inclement weather.


37.8484964 N
120.03027836 W

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Lumsden Bridge Campground is on a low elevation pine and oak forested site on the Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River, approximately one mile from South Fork Campground and two miles from Lumsden Campground, within the Tuolumne-Lumsden Recreation Area.

Each site has a picnic table and a campfire pit with a grill. A vault toilet is available in the campground. Untreated water is available from river, if running. Treating water before drinking is recommended.

| snag tree | CAUTION - BURNED AREA
Please use caution while in the
Rim Fire Burned Area.
Potential hazards include loose and falling rocks, flash floods, and debris flows.
Trees may have been weakened from fire damage and ongoing drought and may fall at any time.
Stay on designated roads and trails and within opened areas.

Be alert for falling objects and do not linger around large trees.

Avoid the area during high winds or heavy rain. |

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