The Sierra Recreation Company – a division of California Land Management – operates campgrounds and day use areas on the Sierra National Forest located southwest of Yosemite National Park. The campgrounds at Bass Lake are the closest to Yosemite and offer great access to the park as well as water oriented recreation such as boating, swimming, and fishing.
Further south is Huntington Lake. Located at 7000’ this lake is well known for its sailing activities and hosts several regattas each summer. Above Huntington (over Kaiser Pass) are the high Sierra campgrounds that include Mono Hots Springs, Jackass Meadows and others. Beautiful sites in an alpine environment.
In nearby Shaver Lake there is the beautiful Dorabelle Campground – recently refurbished by the Forest Service. South of Shaver Lake is the Dinkey Creek Recreation Area with even more camping a beautiful stream-side recreation.