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From May through October camp sites can be reserved, most weekends are full a year in advance. 200 campsites are available with the premium spots near the shore of Pinecrest Lake. Maximum length of stay is 14 days only 6 people per site persons per site. For reservations call the National Recreation Reservation Service at 877-444-6777 or recreation.gov.

Meadowview Campground is also close by with 100 more campsites off Dodge Ridge Road. There more information about camping and camping permits is in our page about the Stanislaus National Forest here.

Pinecrest Lake offers camping, swimming and many water activities in the summer and also movies at Pinecrest Theater. For more information check out the Pinecrest community page. Pinecrest is just 30 miles east of Sonora on highway 108. There are many charming vacation cabins in the area. Dogs are allowed in the campground but not in the day use area. Dogs must be on a leash and attended at all times. There is a webcam near Pinecrest at Dodge Ridge other local webcams are listed here.

More Mother Lode Camping

Lake Amador Resort was created by the Lockhart Family in 1973. They have expanded from 12 campsites to 150, with showers and flush toilets. There are also 73 lakeside full RV hook-ups and a swimming pond with a waterslide.

Lake Camanche has tent camping available year-round at both North and South Shores. RV hook-up sites are provided at South Shore, self-contained RV’s are welcome at North Shore. Camp sites include barbecues, tables, water, hot showers, restrooms and laundry facilities.

Facilities at Flemming Meadows, Moccasin Point, and Blue Oaks include water, sewer and electricity hookups, paved parking pad, table, and barbeque grill at each site, plus access to hot showers in developed restrooms.

Tent Sites are located in all three developed campgrounds. Facilities include paved parking pad, table, food locker, and barbeque grill at each site, plus access to hot showers and water faucets in developed restrooms.

The Recreation area at Pardee Lake has 141 campsites located within two separate campgrounds. Lakeview and the more secluded Oaks Campground. Campsites offer plenty of shade, a picnic table, fire ring, and running water is close to or right next to a site.

Lake Tulloch has 130 sites. Lakefront sites with RV hook-ups also allow boats to tie up. Cabin rentals are available with two rooms, electric and evaporative cooler with sleeping accommodations for 6 – 8 persons. Cabins also have private docks and lakefront swimming.

Lake Tulloch has 130 sites. Lakefront sites with RV hook-ups also allow boats to tie up. Cabin rentals are available with two rooms, electric and evaporative cooler with sleeping accommodations for 6 – 8 persons. Cabins also have private docks and lakefront swimming.

In the Tuttletown Recreation Area you will find six lovely lakeside campgrounds, Acorn, Fiddleneck, Oak Knoll, Manzanita, Chamise and Lupine. Two campgrounds, Ironhorse and Big Oak, are located in the Glory Hole Recreation Area. Campsites offer barbecues, water, campfire rings, shower facilities, fish cleaning station, telephones, watertaps, and a free launch ramp.

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