Top Adventures in Shaver Lake

  • Camp at Swanson Campground

    Swanson Meadow Campground is a small campground that operates on a first come, first serve basis. The campground is very close to the shore of Shaver Lake and all the activities associated - fishing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, swimming, hiking, ka...

    5709 ft gain

  • Hike to Balsam Forebay

    Access to the forebay starts at the trail head from the parking lot 6,700 ft up, also from the parking lot there is access to two different sets of boulder patches separate from the ones encountered along the hike in.  Hike Start the 1 mile out an...

    1 miles 100 ft gain

  • Camp at Bretz Mill Campground

    Bretz Mill Campground is truly one of a kind - no fee, open year round, first come, first serve. This is a wonderful campground is an oasis for those seeking to picnic, cool off during hot summer days, or explore snowy trails. This is also a great...

    3286 ft gain

  • Camp at Redinger Campground

    Redinger Campground is fee-free, and operates on a first-come first-serve basis. The campground permits tent, trailer, and RV camping and offers vault toilets. Redinger campground is handicap accessible. You must obtain a permit to have a campfire...

    1426 ft gain

  • Camp at Smalley Cove Campground

    This campground operates on a first-come first-serve basis. Oaks and pine trees provide adequate shade. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and grill. The campground provides toilets and drinking water. Smalley Cove Campground is typical...

    1045 ft gain

  • Camp at Gigantea Campground

    Gigantea Campground operates on a first-come, first-serve basis. The campground is well shaded by sweet-smelling cedar, fir, and pine trees. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and grill. Trash service is not provided, so pack out everything...

    6326 ft gain

  • Camp at Buck Meadow Campground

    The campground operates on a first-come, first-serve basis. The maximum group size is 6 people per campsite. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and a grill. The campground remains open from May - September. The camping fee is $22/night and ...

    6821 ft gain

  • Hike to George Lake

    The hike to George Lake starts out about 4 miles after you turn off 168 onto Kaiser Pass Rd. You'll want to park at the parking lot right before Badger Flat Campground. The parking lot is easy to notice and it is located on the right hand side of ...

    9.2 miles 1050 ft gain

  • Camp at West Kaiser Campground

    West Kaiser Campground operates on a first come, first serve basis and is free. The campground has 10 sites with picnic tables, fire rings, and bear boxes. There is not potable water, so bring as much as you need to drink and cook. West Kaiser is ...

    5583 ft gain

  • Hike to White Bark VIsta

    A short 1 mile hike in from Kaiser Pass will lead you to the top of a ridge line with incredible views toward the east. There are two pit toilets located at the top of Kaiser Pass. If you have a high clearance, 4x4/AWD vehicle you can probably dri...

    2.3 miles 462 ft gain

  • Camp at Trapper Springs Campground

    Potable water and toilets are available at the campground. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and grill. 7 campsites are handicap accessible. Maximum group size at this campground is 6 people per site. The campground is open from May - Sept...

    8375 ft gain

  • Camp at Willow Placer Campground

    Willow Placer Campground is conveniently near to Yosemite's Wawona entrance, Mono Hot Springs, and a wide trail system in Sierra National Forest. The campground is open year round, and operates on a first-come first-serve basis. The campground is...

    1067 ft gain

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      Dinkey Creek

      Overview Dinkey Creek is spread out along the banks of its namesake creek in a thick forest of Ponderosa pines and cedars. The facility's high country setting with trees, streams and open space, ma...

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      Rock Creek (Sierra Natl Fores)

      Overview Rock Creek Campground sits on a large, sandy flat under a grove of oak, pine and cedar trees. The sites are divided into three sections, with Rock Creek running through the middle. One sec...

    • Lakeshore, California

      Kinnikinnick

      Overview Kinnikinnick Campground is located across the street from Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. The location makes it possible to discover all the activities and attractions at Hunti...

    • Lakeshore, California

      Upper Billy Creek Cg

      Overview Upper Billy Creek Campground is located across the road from Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. The adjacent Billy Creek Guard Station Museum provides historical overviews of Hunt...

    • Lakeshore, California

      Lower Billy Creek

      Overview Lower Billy Creek Campground is located on Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. The adjacent Billy Creek Guard Station Museum provides historical overviews of Huntington Lake, Nativ...

    • Lakeshore, California

      Catavee

      Overview Catavee Campground is located on Huntington Lake near the Kaiser Wilderness. This campground offers convenient access to all the activities and events available around Huntington Lake, in...

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