Discover Wilderness Serenity: Fish Creek Campground in Sequoia National Forest

Nestled along Sherman Pass Road in Sequoia National Forest, Fish Creek Campground stands as a remote haven for camping enthusiasts seeking tranquility amidst nature. Situated 54 miles northeast of Kernville and surrounded by OHV trails, this campground offers 40 spacious sites accommodating RVs, trailers, and tents. As you immerse yourself in the beauty of Fish Creek, bask in the allure of stream fishing, explore nearby Kennedy Meadows, and embrace the unique charm of this off-the-beaten-path destination.

Map & Reservations

Top Tips for First-Time Campers

  • No Reservations Required: Embrace the spontaneity of your camping adventure, as all sites at Fish Creek Campground are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Vehicle Fee Awareness: Keep in mind the $5 per night fee for a second vehicle, ensuring a hassle-free arrival at this serene wilderness retreat.
  • Pet-Friendly Etiquette: Enjoy the outdoors with your furry companions on a leash, adhering to campground regulations for a harmonious coexistence.
  • Seasonal Sensibility: Plan your visit between May and October to make the most of the campground’s offerings, ensuring favorable weather conditions for an optimal camping experience.
  • Exploration Opportunities: Venture beyond the campground to explore attractions like Beach Ridge OGV Trail, Blackrock Station Trail, and nearby Jackass Creek and Peak trails.

Top Strategies and Tactics for Maximum Camping Enjoyment

  • OHV Adventure: Capitalize on the proximity to excellent OHV routes, allowing for thrilling off-road adventures amid the stunning landscapes surrounding Fish Creek Campground.
  • Local Supplies: Drive to nearby Kennedy Meadows for any camping supplies, making it convenient to stock up on essentials during your stay.
  • Stream Fishing Bliss: Delight in the good stream fishing opportunities nearby, immersing yourself in the serene and picturesque environment.
  • Mountain Biking Exploration: Embark on mountain biking trails around Deer Creek, Fish Creek, Jordan Lookout, and Lion Ridge, exploring the diverse terrain of Sequoia National Forest.
  • Trail Diversity: Whether you’re into rock climbing, day hiking, horseback riding, or exploring ghost towns, the Sequoia National Forest offers a diverse range of activities for every outdoor enthusiast.

Recommendations on Camping Gear for an Optimal Experience

  • Cozy Sleep Essentials: Ensure a warm and comfortable night’s sleep with quality sleeping bags, cozy bedding, and layered clothing to combat varying temperatures.
  • Illumination Necessities: Light up your campsite with reliable camping lanterns, headlamps, and extra batteries, creating a warm ambiance for your evenings under the stars.
  • Outdoor Comfort Kit: Enhance your relaxation with folding chairs, portable hammocks, and picnic blankets, creating a comfortable retreat amidst nature.
  • Fishing Gear: For avid anglers, bring along your preferred fishing gear to make the most of the nearby streams and indulge in the joys of stream fishing.
  • Explore Our Gearlist: Fine-tune your camping gear selection by exploring our gearlist account, offering specific recommendations on camp cooking, sleeping systems, overlanding setups, backpacks, and clothing to elevate your Fish Creek Campground experience.

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Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Fish Creek Campground, where the Sequoia National Forest unfolds its wonders. Whether you’re seeking OHV adventures, stream fishing bliss, or a diverse range of outdoor activities, Fish Creek beckons with its remote charm and breathtaking landscapes.