Due to current drought conditions, camping at Bagby is temporarily unavailable.
Located just below the Wild & Scenic Merced River at the inlet of Lake McClure, Bagby Recreation Area offers visitors a unique outdoor experience in a more remote setting. Whether it’s swimming, fishing, hiking, relaxing or spending quality time with your family and friends, you’ll find it at the Bagby Recreation Area located at the Lake-Head of the Merced River.
Reservation and Campground Information
Check-in time is after 4PM and Check-out time is before 2PM (If you arrive earlier than 4PM, early check-in is not a guarantee. Early Check-in will be allowed only if the reserved campsite is ready for occupancy.)
Campground Map (PDF)
• 31+ Camping & RV Sites
• 10 Primitive Campsites along the River
• 10 Water-Electric Hookup Sites
• Free Hot Showers
• Fish Cleaning Station
• Restroom Facilities
• Day Use Picnic Areas - Picnic Tables & Barbeque Grills
• Boat launch Ramps & Parking (Bagby boat ramp is currently closed due to low water levels)
• Pets Welcome