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CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
BLACK ROCK RESERVOIR CAMPGROUND
SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
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Dispersed and Primitive Camping
Waterfall
Road towards Black Rock Reservoir
Notice the waterfall...

Scenery that looks very similar to
Yosemite National Park with canyons
of domed rock. There are very limited
people out here.

Road towards Black Rock Reservoir
Bridge on the road towards Black Rock Reservoir

Road towards Black Rock Reservoir
Road towards Black Rock Reservoir

The road to Black Rock Reservoir Campground
is paved, but extremely narrow as it winds along
cliff faces with 1000' drops. Not recommended for
RV's or persons with nervous conditions...

Road towards Black Rock Reservoir
Road towards Black Rock Reservoir

Near Balch Camp
Near Balch Camp

The last two miles to Black Rock Reservoir
Campground is rough dirt road.

Black Rock Reservoir Dam
Black Rock Reservoir Dam

Black Rock Reservoir Campsite #6
Black Rock Reservoir Campsite #6

Camp on Fishing Access Road
Camp on Fishing Access Road

BLACK ROCK RESERVOIR CAMPGROUND
No Fee (During off-season)
This is a fee area, but no envelopes or information.
A second party said that there are no fees.
Constructed and operated by PG&E
(Pacific Gas and Electric Company)
Picnic tables, metal firerings, outhouse.
No garbage service due to raccoons.
Water during the summer months
The road between Balch Camp and Black
Rock Reservoir is flocked with extreme
dangers as it slices through sheer cliff faces
with 1000' drops. It made us a little nervous...
no RV's this direction.
Balch Camp 10 miles
Trimmer 34 miles

SAWMILL CAMPGROUND
10 miles / Rough dirt roads
With our bad shocks and struts didn't attempt
to drive this road. There was snow at the higher
elevations that helped decide against driving to
Sawmill Campground.

Rattlesnake
Rattlesnake...

RATTLESNAKE FACTS

Wild Flowers
Wild Flowers

Wild Flowers
Wild Flowers

Wild Flowers
Wild Flowers

Wild Flowers
More colors....

Hydro Lines
The road is interesting...

FIRE RESTRICTIONS!!!
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT.
Each year is more stricter and the danger increased.

DIRECTIONS:
From Fresno, CA
Take Hwy 168 towards Mono Hot Springs.
Turn right at Tollhouse Road
Turn right on Maxon Road
Turn left on Trimmer Springs Road
Kirch Flat Campground about 30 miles
Black Rock Reservoir Campground is about 40 miles

From Fresno, CA
Take Hwy 180 towards Kings Canyon
About 1 mile past Centerville turn left on Piedra Road
At Trimmer turn right on Trimmer Springs Road
Kirch Flat Campground about 30 miles
Black Rock Reservoir Campground is about 40 miles

If you examine a map, there are several back roads
and different directions you could take. Most roads
in the Sierra Nevada Mountains are narrow with
curves and steep grades. Winter months bring
heavy snow and road closures.

Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park

Sequoia National Park Entrance Sign
Sequoia National Park (South Entrance)

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Mono Hot Springs
  • Sequoia National Park
  • Kings Canyon National Park
  • Mount Whitney Highest Point in CA

Showers at Sequoia National Park
(During summer months)

Least expensive gas was in Fresno
Least expensive gas was in Visalia.
Junction of Hwy 198 and Lover's Lane
(2006)

Lake Edison
Lake Edison near Mono Hot Springs

Also see: ALABAMA HILLS
Also see:
BRECKENRIDGE
Also see:
BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
Also see:
BUTTERMILK COUNTRY
Also see:
CHIMNEY PEAK
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / SALINE
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / WILDROSE
Also see:
KIRCH FLAT CAMPGROUND
Also see:
LAKE ISABELLA
Also see:
LLOYD CREEK
Also see:
MONO HOT SPRINGS
Also see:
SALT SPRINGS RESERVOIR
Also see:
SEQUOIA NF / HWY 190
Also see:
SHERMAN PASS ROAD
Also see:
TRONA PINNACLES
Also see:
WAGON WHEEL
Also see:
WALKER PASS

Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Alabama Hills Recreation Area

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
There are hundreds of natural arches and
windows throughout the Alabama Hills.
Located west from Lone Pine, CA

Chidago Canyon Petroglyphs
Chidago Canyon Petroglyphs

CHIDAGO CANYON PETROGLYPHS
About 20 miles north from Bishop, CA
Including Chidago Petroglyphs, Red Rock
Petroglyphs, Fish Slough Petroglyphs, and
Chalfant Petroglypghs.

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Camped here May 17, 2006
(Black Rock Reservoir C.G. #6)

Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
BLACK ROCK RESERVOIR CAMPGROUND