Fresno County, Central California

Pine Flat Lake Camping



Pine Flat Lake Picnic Areas


  • Pine Flat Recreation Area
    • Lakeside, northwest shore
    • 35 Sites
  • Choinumni Park
    • Lakeside, north shore
    • 6 Sites
  • Winton Park
    • Downstream from Pine Flat Lake

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Nearby National Forest Campgrounds


Camp 4 Campground

Location: On Kings River, several miles upstream from Kirch Flat Campground
Campground Facilities: 4 Campsites, Vault Toilets, No Water, Trailers to 25'
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings
Reservations: None
Note: Open Year-round
Fees: None
Nearby Facilities: Kings River

Camp 4 1/2 Campground

Location: 2 miles upstream from Kirch Flat Campground, on the Kings River
Campground Facilities: 4 Campsites, Vault Toilets, No Water, Trailers up to 25'
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings
Reservations: None
Note: Open Year-round
Fees: None

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Green Cabin Flat Campground

Location: About 3 miles upstream from Kirch Flat Campground, on the Kings River
Campground Facilities: 5 Campsites, Vault Toilets, No Water, Trailers to 25'
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings
Reservations: None
Note: Open Year-round
Fees: None

Mill Flat Campground

Location: About 5 miles upstream from Kirch Flat Campground, on the Kings River
Campground Facilities: 5 Campsites, Vault Toilets, No Water
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Fire Rings
Reservations: None
Note: Open Year-round
Fees per Night: $20 for standard Site, $30 for Site with Electricity

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Pine Flat Lake Camping

Pine Flat Lake is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers, who also maintain Island Park Campground at the lake. The corps reopened Trimmer Campground in 2011.

Other campgrounds are operated by the Fresno County Parks Department and by the US Forest Service. All campgrounds offer RV and tent camping. In addition there are some group campgrounds, two at Island Park Campground, one at Kirch Flat, and another at Choinumni Campground.

A couple of RV Parks are located at Pine Flat Lake, while others can be found in nearby Fresno.

Island Park Campground

Location: North shore of lake
Operated by US Army Corps of Engineers
Campground Facilities: 97 Campsites, Flush Toilets, Piped Water, Showers, Dump Station, Fish Cleaning Station, Amphitheater
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings, 22 Sites with Electrical Hook-ups, 15 Sites Tent Only
Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or
Recreation.gov - Island Park Campground
Note: Open year-round
Fees: $20 for standard site, $30 for site with electricity
Nearby Facilities: Boat Launch Ramp

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Trimmer Campground

Trimmer Campground at Pine Flat Lake, CA

Location: North shore of lake
Operated by US Army Corps of Engineers (559) 855-2039
Campground Facilities: 10 Campsites, Flush Toilets, Piped Water, Showers
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings
Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Trimmer Campground
Note: Open year-round
Fees: $20 per night
Nearby Facilities: Boat Launch Ramp, Picnic Area, (Marina closed in 2008)


Kirch Flat Campground

Location: East end of the lake
Operated United States Forest Service
Campground Facilities: 17 Campsites, Vault Toilets, No Water, Trailers up to 30', No Boat Trailer Parking
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings
Reservations: None
Note: Open Year-round
Fees: None
Nearby Facilities: River Rafting Take-out site




Choinumni Campground

Location: On Pine Flat Road
Operated by Fresno County Parks Department.
Campground Facilities: 75 Campsites, Restrooms, Dump Station, Playground
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings
Reservations: Monday through Friday at (559) 488-3004.
Fees: $25 per night, additional vehicles $5
Nearby Facilities: Picnic Area, Hiking Trails

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Pine Flat Campground

Permanently Closed

Location: On Pine Flat Road below Pine Flat Dam
Operated by Fresno County Parks Department.

Sycamore Flat Campgrounds

Location: North side of lake, upstream from Trimmer Recreation Area
CLOSED

Group Campgrounds

Kirch Flat Group Campground

Location: On the Kings River end of Pine Flat Lake
Campground Facilities: 1 Group Site, Trailers up to 35'
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills, Fire Rings, Trailers up to 24'
Reservations: Please contact the Forest Service Office in Prather at (559) 855-5355.
Note: Open Year-round
Fees: None
Nearby Facilities: Kings River Rafting Take-out


Island Park Group Campgrounds: Blue Oak and Buckeye

Location: North shore of lake
Operated by US Army Corps of Engineers
Campground Facilities: 2 Group Sites adjacent to lake, 80 people maximum at each site, 20 Vehicles, Restrooms with Flush Toilets, Showers nearby
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings, 22 Sites with Electrical Hook-ups, 15 Sites Tent Only
Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or
Recreation.gov - Island Park Campground
Note: Open year-round
Fees: $100 per night
Nearby Facilities: Boat Launch Ramp

Choinumni Group Campground

Location: On Pine Flat Road
Operated by Fresno County Parks Department.
Campground Facilities: 1 Group Site, Restrooms, Dump Station, Playground
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings
Reservations: Monday through Friday at (559) 488-3004.
Fees: $110 per night
Nearby Facilities: Picnic Area, Hiking Trails




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Pine Flat Marina


32451 E. Trimmer Springs Rd., Pine Flat Lake, CA
(559) 787-2207     Website: Pine Flat Marina
Resort Facilities: Dry Boat Storage, Boat Launch Ramp, Marina, Restrooms, Store
For information about Lodging at Lakeview Resort, see Pine Flat Lake Lodging.
RV Sites: Full RV Hook-ups


Lakeridge Campground


30547 Sunnyslope Rd., Pine Flat Lake, CA (near Deer Creek Recreation Area)
(877) 787-2260 or (559) 787-2260
Website: Lakeridge Campground
Resort Facilities: WiFi near office, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Showers, Laundry, Dump Station
RV and Tent Sites: Some sites with full Hook-ups
Rates: RV Sites $35 - $40 per night, $180 per week; Tent Sites $25 - $30 per night, $150 per week


Sunnyslope Campground


Sunnyslope Rd., Pine Flat Lake, CA (near Deer Creek Recreation Area)


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Blackstone North RV Park


6494 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno, CA
(559) 439-1123
Website: Blackstone North RV Park
Resort Facilities: Restrooms, Laundry, WiFi
RV and Tent Sites: 30/50 Amp, Full Hook-ups, Cable TV, Tent Sites
Rates: RVs $43 per night, $189 per week


Fresno Mobile Home & RV Park


1362 N. Hughes Ave., Fresno, CA
(7 miles from Bass Lake)
(559) 264-3122
Website: Fresno Mobile Home & RV Park
Resort Facilities: Laundry, Restrooms, Swimming Pool, WiFi
RV Sites: 50 amp, Cable TV, Full Hook-ups


Riverland RV Resort


38743 Highway 99, Kingsburg, CA
(559) 897-5166  
Website: Riverland RV Resort
35 miles from Pine Flat Lake
Facilities: 43 acres on the Kings River, Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Outdoor Sports, Fishing Lake, Club House, Laundry, Restaurant
Accommodations: RV Sites with Full Hook-ups, Studio Apartments $400 per week
Summer Rates: RV sites $39 - $65 per night, $205 - $300 per week
Prices subject to change.

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