Sierra National Forest

Bear Wallow Group Campground

Elevation: 1,000'
Setting: Located along north side of the Kings River on a large sandy flat area. Some shade. No Shade.
Reservations: No reservations, first come first served.
Road Access: Paved and dirt (last 1 mile)
Total Campsites: 1
Walk-In Campsites: None
Max. Vehicle Length: 25'
Max. Length of Stay: 14 days
Max. Group Size: 50 per site
Water: No
Restrooms: Vault, Toilet is handicap accessible
Tables: Yes
Stoves: Yes, grills and fire ring
Fee: No
Season of Use: Year around
Services: Please pack out all garbage. No cell phone coverage in the area. Pay phone is available at Balch Camp.


Take Belmont Avenue east from Fresno. Follow Belmont Avenue until it turns into Trimmer Springs Road. Continue on Trimmer Springs Road past the community of Piedra and around Pine Flat Reservoir. Travel past Kirch Flat campground, crossing over the Kings River. Continue another mile until the pavement ends at the Bailey Bridge. Cross over the bridge and make right turn up the Garnet Dike Road. Campground is about 2.5 miles from the bridge. Driving time from Fresno is 2 hours.