Attention: This campground was reconstructed summer 2014 and sites have been renumbered.
Attention: Water conservation measures are in effect in this facility. Please do not fill RV water tanks and use water wisely. Thank you.

DORABELLE CAMPGROUND, CA

Dorabelle Campground is a popular family camping destination above Shaver Lake. Some sites are shaded by a thick stand of fir, cedar and pine trees, while other sites are more open. This camp is a great base for experiencing the wide variety of recreational activities in the area...
Status: Open through Sat Oct 11 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • This campground was reconstructed summer 2014 and sites have been renumbered.
  • Maximum vehicle length is 40 feet
  • No all-terrain or off-highway vehicles allowed in the campground
  • In accordance with standard industry practices, Sierra Recreation will be assessing a $7 additional vehicle fee per day on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, and on the third and fourth vehicle in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.
  • This facility is operated by Sierra Recreation, A Division of California Land Management, and your comments are appreciated; comment forms are available from campground hosts or on CLM's website
  • Click here to learn more about the Sierra National Forest
  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the High Sierra Ranger District, Sierra National Forest (559) 855-5355
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Dorabelle Campground is a popular family camping destination above Shaver Lake. Some sites are shaded by a thick stand of fir, cedar and pine trees, while other sites are more open.

    This camp is a great base for experiencing the wide variety of recreational activities in the area. Boats can be moored nearby and some sites offer views of the lake.

    Natural Features:

    Surrounded by dense pine forest, Shaver Lake is a popular destination within the High Sierra Ranger District. It sits at an elevation of 5,500 feet and is known for its variety of fish.

    The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources.

    The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra.

    Recreation:

    Hikers can access 5 trails from the campground: Dinkey Road (.5 miles), Musick Meadow (.75 miles), Peninsula Loop (1 mile), Burr Meadow (1.5 miles) and Osprey Cove (2 miles). Horseback riding is also offered nearby.

    Popular activities at Shaver Lake include swimming, motorized boating, canoeing, kayaking, water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, sailing and fishing. Anglers can fish for kokanee salmon, rainbow trout, brown trout, smallmouth bass, catfish and bluegill.

    Facilities:

    Each site has a dirt parking spur, table, fire ring, and grill. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided.

    Nearby Attractions:

    The picturesque town of Shaver Lake is nearby, offering restaurants and shopping.

    Booking Window
    Mon Sep 22 2014 - Sat Mar 21 2015

    Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Sun Sep 14 2014 Sat Oct 11 2014
    Peak Fri May 15 2015 Sat Oct 17 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Boating
    • Campfire Rings
    • Canoeing
    • Drinking Water
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Hiking
    • Host
    • Jet Skiing
    • Kayaking
    • Lake Access
    • Non-Motorized Boating
    • Pets Allowed
    • Picnic Area
    • Sailing
    • Swimming
    • Tent sites
    • Trailheads
    • Vault Toilets
    • Water Skiing
    • Windsurfing
    Within 10 Miles
    • Boat Ramp
    • Restaurant
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

    Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
    Single sites = $28.00 per night or $30.00 per night on holiday weekends
    Double sites = $56.00 per night or $60.00 per night on holiday weekends

    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    Sep 14 2014 -
    Oct 11 2014
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $28.00-$56.00
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $28.00-$56.00
    Peak Season
    May 15 2015 -
    Oct 17 2015
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $28.00-$60.00
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $28.00-$60.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    37.11389, -119.30972
    37°6'50"N, 119°18'35"W

    From Clovis: Take Highway 168 north for 49 miles to the town of Shaver Lake. Turn right on Dorabelle Road and go .5 miles to the campground. Campground registration information is at the campground entry station.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    DORABELLE CAMPGROUND

      CA 

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (559)841-3533