Dinkey Creek campground has 123 single-family campsites set among very large Ponderosa pines and cedars in the Sierra National Forest. Most campsites are fairly large and some are next to the creek. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grill. Hookups are not available. Campsites can have up to 6 people and 2 vehicles per site (but 2nd vehicle has an extra fee) site. The maximum vehicle length is 35 feet. Check in time is 2pm and check out is 12pm. You have up until 2pm the following day of your first day to occupy the site.
The campground has a drinking water, vault and flush toilets. There’s also an amphitheater and campground host. The Dinkey Creek Inn (on-site) offers a payphone, hot showers ($), small grocery store, fishing supplies and a lunch counter. Firewood is also sold at the store. A few overflow parking spots are also available.
Dinkey Creek Chalets (small cabins) are also available for rent by clicking HERE. You can also call the general store to reserve the chalets at 559-841-3435.
Outdoor activities in the area include swimming (two swimming areas: Slicks and Honeymoon Pool), fishing, hiking, biking, hunting, horseback riding, OHV riding, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Shaver Lake is about 12 miles from the campground and offers a variety of water sports including boating, fishing, water skiing, kayaking and swimming .McKinley Grove is so 6 miles away and is famous for its giant Redwoods.
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