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Tillie Creek

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Tillie Creek campground is nestled in oak trees on the shores of Lake Isabella, a popular destination for water activities, especially windsurfing and fishing.

The 11,000-acre lake is actually a reservoir, one of California's largest, and it marks the division between the Upper Kern and Lower…

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Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Available
  • Verizon
    Available
  • At&t
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Poor

Site Types

  • Dispersed
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Max Length: 45 ft.

Reviews

2 Reviews of Tillie Creek

Ratings Breakdown

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Salem L.
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2020

Really not impressive

So it’s fair to say we do quite a bit of camping around and unfortunately by far Tillie Creek did not have our love. We did our research beforehand (because we’re camping nerds like that) and reserved site 40 because it showed the most shade along with the more private of the sites.

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Michael K.
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2016

Hot!

Even at 3,000 feet it can get very very hot here. Good thing it is at Lake Isabella so you can cool off! Feels great to take a dip!

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Location

Tillie Creek is located in California

Directions

From Bakersfield, California, take Highway 178 east to the town of Lake Isabella. From Lake Isabella take Highway 155 north, traveling 6 miles to the entry station of Tillie Creek Campground.

Coordinates

35.70138896 N
118.45444497 W

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About This Campground

Tillie Creek campground is nestled in oak trees on the shores of Lake Isabella, a popular destination for water activities, especially windsurfing and fishing.

The 11,000-acre lake is actually a reservoir, one of California's largest, and it marks the division between the Upper Kern and Lower Kern Rivers.

Recreation

Lake activities are the focal point of this year-round campground. Options include swimming, water skiing and windsurfing.

The lake is known for trout fishing during the colder months. Lake Isabella offers anglers a variety of species, including black and White crappie, bluegill, catfish and largemouth bass.

Facilities

This year-round campground can accommodate family reunions and other large parties, from 60 up to 150 guests, and also offers about 60 individual campsites.

The campground is located 6 miles from the town of Lake Isabella. One group area is wheelchair accessible. A marina and boat ramps are available just to the south. An ampitheater is available for campfire programs. Other facilities include a fish cleaning station and a playground.

This facility is operated by Sequoia Recreation, a division of California Land Management and comments are welcome; comment forms are available from campground hosts or online.

Natural Features

The Sequoia National Forest, located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in central California, takes its name from the giant sequoia, the world's largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the Forest's lower slopes.

The Forest comprises about 1.1 million acres, and elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls such as Salmon Creek Falls and Grizzly Falls.

Nearby Attractions

The campground provides a good base for day trips to the Sequoia National Park, Trail of a Hundred Giants, and numerous Sequoia groves in the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

ADA Access: N

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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