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Big Sandy Campground is a best-kept secret, perfect for campers who are looking for a bit of solitude in gorgeous Sierra National Forest. Directly adjacent to Big Creek, this campground is host to a variety of activity options.

This campground is a great location to stay if you wish to do a day trip into Yosemite National Park or Sequoia National Park. The campground operates on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each camp site comes equipped with a picnic table, fire ring, and grill. The campground provides bathrooms, but bring extra potable water for drinking and cooking. The fee for a single site is $26, and the additional vehicle fee is $7/night. Dogs are allowed for $2/night. Big Sandy Campground is generally open from May - November. 

Elevation Gain

5855 ft Gain


Fitness, Cycling, Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Mountain Biking, Kayaking, Yoga, Swimming, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Picnic Area

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!


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