Lake Isabella campgrounds offer facilities for individual, group and RV camping

Lake Isabella’s campgrounds are in the Sequoia National Forest. 

The campgrounds operate under a concessionaire program with California Land Management. Most of the campsites can be reserved. All of the campgrounds around the lake have flush toilets, showers, fishing cleaning facilities and other amenities. Contact each campground for updated pricing.

Information can be obtained at the Lake Isabella Visitor Center, 4875 Ponderosa Drive, Lake Isabella, CA or call 760-379-5646.

A number of group campgrounds are located by the lake. Several campgrounds located in the surrounding Sequoia National Forest are within easy driving distance of Lake Isabella. There is also a variety of RV Parks nearby. 

Pioneer Point Campground

Location: West side of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Campground Facilities: 78 Campsites, Flush Toilets, Showers, Trailers up to 30′, No Water, Playground, Fish Cleaning Facilities

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Table, Fire Ring

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Pioneer Point Campground

Fees: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

Nearby Attractions: Lake Isabella

 

Hungry Gulch Campground

Location: West side of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: April through September

Campground Facilities: 78 Campsites, Trailers up to 30′, Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Fish Cleaning Facilities, Playground

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Table, Fire Ring, Grill

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Hungry Gulch Campground

Fees: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

 

Boulder Gulch Campground

Location: West side of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: April through September

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Boulder Gulch Campground

Campground Facilities: 78 Campsites, Trailers up to 45′, Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Playground, Fishing Cleaning Facilities

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Grills

Fees: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

Nearby Attractions: Marina

 

Tillie Creek Campground

Location: Northwest shore of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: April through September

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Tillie Creek Campground

Campground Facilities: 60 Campsites, Trailers up to 45′ Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Playground, Fish Cleaning Facilities, Dump Station, Amphitheater

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Grills

Rates: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

Nearby Features: Boat Ramps, Wofford Heights

 

Live Oak South Campground

Location: Slightly Inland, Northwest shore of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: April through September

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Live Oak South Campground

Campground Facilities: 30 Campsites, Trailers up to 30′ Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Grills

Rates: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

Nearby Features: Boat Ramps, Wofford Heights

 

Live Oak North Campground

Location: Slightly Inland, Northwest shore of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: April through September

Campground Facilities: 60 Campsites, Trailers up to 30′ Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Grills

Rates: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

Nearby Features: Boat Ramps, Wofford Heights

Paradise Cove Campground

Location: South shore of Lake Isabella, off Highway 178

Open: Year-round

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Live Oak South Campground

Campground Facilities: 46 Campsites, Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Dump Station, Fish Cleaning Facilities

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Grills

Rates: $30 per night ($2 more on holiday weekends)

 

Camp 9 Campground

Location: East side of Lake Isabella, off Sierra Way

Open: Year-round

Reservations: None

Campground Facilities: 109 Campsites, Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Any size trailer at most sites, Dump Station, Fish Cleaning Facilities

Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Grills

Rates: $17 per night

Nearby Features: Beach, Dock, Boat Ramp

GROUP CAMPGROUNDS

French Gulch Group Campground

Location: West side of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: Year-round

Campground Facilities: Group Area for 100 Campers and 30 Vehicles, Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Sheltered Dining Area

Campsite Amenities: Large Fire Ring, Picnic Tables, Grills

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – French Gulch Group Campground

Live Oak Group Campground

Location: Northwest side of Lake Isabella, off Highway 155

Open: Year-round

Campground Facilities: 1 Group Area, Flush Toilets, Showers, Piped Water, Shelters

Campsite Amenities: Large Fire Ring, Picnic Tables, Grills

Reservations: 877-444-6777 or Recreation.gov – Live Oak Group Campground

LAKE ISABELLA RV PARKS

Lake Isabella RV Resort

11936 Hwy. 178, Mountain Mesa, CA

760-379-2046

Website: Lake Isabella RV Resort

RV Park Facilities: BBQ, Swimming Pool, Restrooms, Laundry, Fish Cleaning Facility, Overlooking Lake Isabella, Boat Storage, Free Boat Ramp, Club House with Big Screen TV, Kitchen, and Game Room

Notes: No Campfires, No Tents on Holidays

RV Sites: Full Hook-ups, 30-50 Amp, Patio Furniture, WiFi, Cable TV available

RV Full Hook-up Rates for 2

Tent Site Rates for 2

Extras: Cable TV, Internet, or Extra Person

Rivernook Campground

On the banks of the Kern River, minutes from Lake Isabella

14001 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA

760-376-2705

Website: Rivernook Campground

RV Park Facilities: 60 Acres, 250 Sites, Restrooms, Dump Station, Picnic Area

Tent and RV Sites: Full Hook-ups, 20-50 Amp, Room for Slide-outs, Space between Sites, Cable TV

Camp Kernville

24 Sirretta St., Kernville, CA

760-376-2345

Website: Camp Kernville

RV Park Facilities: Along the Kern River, Restrooms, Showers, Laundry, Dump Station, Volleyball, Fishing, Swimming, Tubing

RV Sites: Full Hook-ups, Picnic Tables, Fire Rings

Frandy Park Campground

11252 Kernville, Kernville, CA

760-376-6483 or 888-372-6399

Website: Frandy Park Campground

Campground Facilities: On the Kern River, Restrooms, Showers, Dump Station, Outdoor Games

Tent and RV Sites: Waterfront Sites Available

Kern River Sequoia RV Resort at Camp James

13801 Sierra Way, Kernville, CA

760-376-6119

Website: Kern River Sequoia RV Resort

Campground Facilities: WiFi, Restrooms

Tent and RV Sites: Full Hook-ups, 50-Amp Sites, Direct TV available, Fire pits, Picnic Tables. WiFi

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