Pioneer Point Campground

Pioneer Point Campground Overview

Pioneer Point Campground is located in the Sequoia National Forest at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada in central California.  The area is home to the giant Sequoia, the world’s largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the Forest’s lower slopes. The Forest comprises about 1.1 million acres, and elevations range from about 1,000 to 12,000 feet, creating precipitous canyons and mountain streams with spectacular waterfalls such as Salmon Creek Falls and Grizzly Falls.

This campground is located in the southern section of the Sequoia National Forest on Lake Isabella about 3 ½ hours north of Los Angeles. The lake has 40 miles of pristine shoreline with natural coves and beaches. Recreation activities include boating, sailing, water skiing, jet-skiing, windsurfing and fishing. Summer temperatures can reach 100 and there isn’t any shade (trees) so bring that sunblock! The nearby Kern River (Upper and Lower) offers rafting, kayaking, tubing and fishing. There are also many hiking, biking and OTV trails. Nearby towns of Lake Isabella, Wofford Heights and Kernville have plenty of stores, shops and restaurants.

Pioneer Point is a high-desert campground near Lake Isabella in the Sequoia National Forest. The 11,000-acre lake is actually a reservoir, one of California’s largest, and it marks the division between the Upper and Lower Kern Rivers. This 73-site campground, directly across the street from Lake Isabella, is open year-round. Some sites offer sweeping lake views, and a playground in the campground offers enjoyment for children.

Lake access is less than a mile from the campgrounds. The town of Lake Isabella is a 2-mile drive away.

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    Lat. 35.651670 / Long. -118.486110
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    Mountains, River, Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Playground, Picnic Area, Water Sports, Hiking, Biking, Wildlife Viewing
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