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Places to Camp near Fresno, CA

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Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Fresno, CA has a lot to offer. There's so much to see and do, from exhilarating hikes or bike rides to exploring the local dining and shopping. Find the best campgrounds near Fresno, plus reviews and photos from other campers like you.

Best Camping Sites Near Fresno, CA (174)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

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    Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

    9 Reviews
    16 Photos
    47 Saves
    Friant, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $30 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from North Shore Campground — Millerton Lake State Recreation Area
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Camp Edison

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    Camp Edison

    20 Reviews
    33 Photos
    237 Saves
    Shaver Lake, California

    We built Camp Edison in 1963 in a pine forest on the western shores of Shaver Lake, California. It’s been a favorite vacation spot ever since. Our 252 campsites are available to the public and they include electricity and cable TV. WiFi is also available at an additional cost. We’re open year-round.

    -43 sites (133-175) are Full Hook-up with Electric, Water, Sewer, and Cable TV

    -209 sites have Electric and Cable TV

    -Dogwood Loop (sites 213-252) Available Year Round, Special Rates Oct 15th to May 14th. Shared hose bibs for water throughout the campground.

    -4 RV Disposal Sites

    -Clean Bathrooms including Showers(requires purchase of shower card upon arrival)

    -2 Laundromats

    -WiFi is available in most of Campground at an additional cost

    -Tent Trailers and Travel Trailer Rentals available

    -Beach Front Day Use

    -Reservable Group Picnic Area

    -Summer Time Educational Activities

    -35 Miles of Trails

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $40 - $105 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from Lost Lake Campground

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    Lost Lake Campground

    5 Reviews
    11 Photos
    61 Saves
    Friant, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $25 / night

  5. Camper-submitted photo from Dorabelle Campground

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    Dorabelle Campground

    16 Reviews
    45 Photos
    330 Saves
    Shaver Lake, California

    Overview

    Dorabelle Campground is a popular family camping destination above Shaver Lake. Some sites are shaded by a thick stand of fir, cedar and pine trees, while other sites are more open. This camp is a great base for experiencing the wide variety of recreational activities in the area. Boats can be moored nearby and some sites offer views of the lake.

    Recreation

    Hikers can access 5 trails from the campground: Dinkey Road (.5 miles), Musick Meadow (.75 miles), Peninsula Loop (1 mile), Burr Meadow (1.5 miles) and Osprey Cove (2 miles). Horseback riding is also offered nearby. Popular activities at Shaver Lake include swimming, motorized boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, sailing and fishing. Anglers can fish for kokanee salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout, smallmouth bass, catfish and bluegill.

    Facilities

    Each site has a dirt parking spur, table, fire ring, and grill. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided.

    Natural Features

    Surrounded by dense pine forest, Shaver Lake is a popular destination within the High Sierra Ranger District. It sits at an elevation of 5,500 feet and is known for its variety of fish. The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources. The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra.

    Nearby Attractions

    The picturesque town of Shaver Lake is nearby, offering restaurants and shopping.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (559) 841-3533.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Late Cancellations or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window Individual Campsites: A customer who cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a one-night reservation will forfeit the entire amount paid and will not be subject to an additional service fee. Cabins / Lookouts: Customers who cancel a cabin or lookout reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee. Group Facility (including Cabins and Lookouts): Customers who cancel a group overnight facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will pay a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee. Group Day Use Area: Customers who cancel a group day-use facility reservation less than 14 days before the arrival date will forfeit the total day-use fee. Changes or Cancellations within the Cut-off Window: Once a reservation date has begun, customers cannot change a reservation using the online system or through the Call Center (see below for early departures). If the location is staffed, on-site personnel may or may not be able to assist with changes or cancellations (check with local staff). No-Shows Overnight and Day-Use Facilities: A no-show customer is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date (or for day-use facilities, by check-in time the day of arrival). Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time on the day following the arrival date and will hold group day-use facilities until check-in time on the arrival date. No-shows are assessed $20.00 service fee and forfeit the first night___s recreation fee for a campsite or forfeit the entire day-use fee for a day-use facility.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $45 - $47 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Hidden View Campground

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    Hidden View Campground

    8 Reviews
    17 Photos
    47 Saves
    Raymond, California

    Overview

    Hidden View Campground is located at Hensley Lake in the foothills of central California, 50 miles north of Fresno. The lake area offers many recreational opportunities, such as swimming, water skiing, fishing and hiking, and attracts a growing number of visitors per year. It is within a short drive to Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, as well as Sierra National Forest. The 1,500-acre lake was created by the construction of Hidden Dam on the Fresno River. With over 20 miles of shoreline, it is a popular vacation spot for families and those who enjoy water activities.

    Recreation

    The area is packed with opportunities for outdoor fun. Campers enjoy boating, water skiing and fishing on the water. Bank fishermen have easy access to the lake's shoreline. Lake fishing is particularly good in the coves where largemouth black bass, crappie, bluegill and catfish are found in abundance. Rainbow trout are stocked in the lake each winter. On the other side of the lake, there is a swim beach, a disc golf course and a hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trail. One hiking trail is located within walking distance of the campground. Educational programs are offered at the campground's amphitheater every Saturday night during summer months.

    Facilities

    Hidden View campground provides 55 campsites including two group campsites. Some sites have electric hookups, and all campsites are located within walking distance of the lake and boat ramp.

    Natural Features

    Hidden View is located on the shores of Hensley Lake and is surrounded by the oak woodlands of the Sierra Nevada foothills, offering a mixture of sun and shade. The area has significant historical value as it was once home to the Miwok and Yokut Native American Tribes.

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (559) 831-7040.

    Nearby Attractions

    Yosemite National Park is about one hour north, and Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are about 1.5 hours southeast of the facility. Yosemite National Park Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $100 / night

  7. Camper-submitted photo from Yosemite RV Resort

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    Yosemite RV Resort

    11 Reviews
    34 Photos
    163 Saves
    Oakhurst, California

    Spanning 35 breathtaking acres of majestic oaks and manzanitas, cascading waterfalls, rolling hills and a never-ending star-spotted sky, Yosemite RV Resort is an idyllic camping getaway in the valley foothills. Hang here to enjoy the large pool, new playground, and horseshoe pits, then hit the trail, catch a falling star and adventure boldly under the Yosemite Valley sky.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Riverbend RV Park

    5 Reviews
    62 Photos
    7 Saves
    Elk, California

    Our RV Park is situated on Kings River and a gateway to Kings Canyon National Park & Sequoia National Park on route to Yosemite National Park. Our RV park is 20 min away from Fresno, 25 min away from Clovis and Parlier, and 40 min away from Visalia.

    Our amenities include a 3 acre fully stocked fishing pond, game courts, playground, dog park, and direct access to the Kings River.

    Under new ownership and management since 2017 with an ambitious goal to become a destination for those looking to stay a night or longer.

    Come and visit us and become a part of the Riverbend family!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $45 - $50 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Blackstone North RV Park

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    Blackstone North RV Park

    2 Reviews
    3 Photos
    12 Saves
    Fresno, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Azalea Campground — Kings Canyon National Park

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    Azalea Campground — Kings Canyon National Park

    25 Reviews
    92 Photos
    295 Saves
    Hume, California

    Overview

    Azalea campground is centrally located in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks in central California's rugged Sierra Nevada range. This campground is at an elevation of 6,500 feet.__Late spring, summer and early fall the campground is on reservations. When it is not on reservations sites are first come first served and paid for by using the rec.gov scan and pay app. Find out more here.__

    Recreation

    There are numerous recreation opportunities in the immediate area. From your campsite, you can hike to a Sequoia Grove that includes the General Grant Tree, the Nation's Christmas Tree and only living memorial to our military veterans. Hike to the beautiful Ella Falls, a 50 foot waterfall or to Panoramic Point for a breathtaking view of the high Sierras.__

    Facilities

    Their are 110 sites at Azalea campground. Each site contains a picnic table, a fire ring, and a food storage box. Flush toilets and potable water are available at the campground. Each site can accommodate 1-6 people. Azalea campground is located nearby Grant Grove Village where you will find the Kings Canyon Visitor Center, a restaurant, gift store, Post Office and market.____

    Natural Features

    Azalea campground is located in a mixed conifer forest of sugar pines, incense cedar, fir and sequoia trees. Summer days can be warm and dry with cool nights. Wildlife is abundant and includes black bear, mule deer, gray squirrel, golden-mantled ground squirrel, and a variety of resident birds, among many others. The dynamic landscape of the park evolves from geologic processes working over millennia to sculpt granite, marble and other forms of rock. Here in the parks are canyons carved by rivers and glaciers, towering rugged peaks and miles of underground caverns. Found throughout the park are thousands of lakes and ponds and miles of rivers and streams.__

    contact_info

    For facility specific information, please call (559) 565-4357.

    Nearby Attractions

    Azalea campground is within an hour's drive from the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, home of the biggest tree in the world, the General Sherman, and the Cedar Grove area of Kings Canyon National Park. Fishing is 30 minutes away at Hume Lake in Sequoia National Forest. The national forest also includes Converse Basin and Chicago Stump, where you can learn the history of logging in the area.__

    Charges & Cancellations

    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Additional fees will apply for late cancellations All cancellations made between midnight on the day before arrival and check out time on the day after arrival are considered late cancellations and will incur a $10.00 cancellation fee and will also forfeit the first night___s use fee. Cancellations for a single night___s reservation will forfeit the entire use fee but no cancellation fee will apply. If your campsite remains vacant for 24 hours after your arrival date it will be cancelled and made available on rec.gov.___You will be charged for the first night's campsite fee and a $10 cancellation fee, all other fees after that will be refunded. Recreation.gov policies apply to all reservations, cancellations, refunds and date changes. Call (559) 565-4357 if you will be arriving 24 hours after your arrival date so your site won't be cancelled.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Market

    $32 / night


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