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Pinecrest Campground

15 Reviews

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Overnight parking located across from the Pinecrest Kiosk is now designated as day-use only. Overnight parking for the campgrounds has been relocated off of Dodge Ridge Road on Old Pinecrest School Road. Please plan accordingly. For more information about the improvements planned please visit www.pinecrestlakeupdate.com

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About This Campground

Pinecrest lake camping features a large campground by Pinecrest Lake, just 30 miles east of Sonora, at an elevation of 5600 feet. The area includes a day-use beach and a marina, a small shopping center and recreation cabins. Pinecrest Campground caters to all ages and is within walking distance of…

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Campground is open from April through October, weather permitting.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


15 Reviews of Pinecrest Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 5
  • 9
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2022

Great Spot

Clean campsites very close to Pinecrest Lake, the coffee shop, store, restaurant. Saturday nights they play outdoor movies at the Amphitheater. Flush toilets available. Taking away 1 star because there are no bear boxes.

Month of VisitNovember
Ian G.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2021

Great experience overall

Had just an amazing time out in Pinecrest. I have been here a couple times before but this was the first time with a travel trailer. On their website it did state there was water hookups unfortunately there was not. Me and the girlfriend rented a boat for half the price as the early bird special…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Ruben N.
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2021

Pinecrest campground

Pinecrest was an amazing place at the edge of the Stanislaus national forest. The community is great, the campground and bathrooms were very well maintained. It was a 10min walk to the lake. If you’re into fishing, there are trout in the area with some nice fishing spots labeled on the paper map.…

  • the lake from the hike
  • the bridge nicer the inlet
  • my dog finding a painted rock on the hike
Month of VisitJune


Pinecrest Campground is located in California


From Sonora, take Highway 108 east for 30 miles, take the Pinecrest exit onto Pinecrest Lake Road and continue to the campground.


38.19120045 N
119.9944004 W

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