Lake Isabella
Sequoia National Forest
Camping Regulations

Information & Maps provided by US Forest Service / Department of Agriculture

Rules, Regulations & Requirements


When staying in the developed campgrounds on Lake Isabella and the upper Kern river, a California Land Management (CLM) employee will come around to your site and collect fees. At Horse Meadow campground, thirty minutes after selecting your campsite, fill out a fee envelope located at the fee station, enclose payment and detach and display ticket stub on numbered site post.

Camping Etiquette and Rules:


Lake Isabella Visitor Center
4875 Ponderosa Drive
Lake Isabella, CA 93240
(760) 379-5646
Kern River Ranger District
105 Whitney Road
Kernville, CA 93238
(760) 376-3781
Blackrock Information Service
Sherman Pass Road 22S05, at the 4-way intersection.
(559) 539-2607 ext. 276

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in its programs on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs and marital or familial status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact the USDA Office of Communication at (202) 720-5881 (voice) or (202) 720-7808 (TDD).
To file a complaint, write the Secretary of Agriculture, US Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., 20250, or call (202) 720-7327 (voice) or (202) 720-1127 (TDD). USDA is an equal employment opportunity employer.

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