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Shaver Lake Camping

Shaver Lake is owned by Southern California Edison. The company operates the popular Camp Edison on a peninsula on the west side of the lake. Unlike most campgrounds, Camp Edison offers electricity to all its sites, cable TV, and internet.

Forest Service Campgrounds are located at Shaver Lake and at nearby Dinkey Creek and Huntington Lake. The best local RV Parks are also found in the Huntington Lake area.

A picnic area is included in the Dorabelle Campground at Shaver Lake. The campground has recently been renovated. Other picnic sites are along Dinkey Creek.

Shaver Lake Campgrounds

Camp Edison - 2016

Photo of Camp Edison sign

Camp Edison is operation by Southern California Edison. The campground is located on the west shore of Shaver Lake.
Camp Edison is a premier campground with a wide variety of excellent amenities that rival many resorts.
(559) 841-3134 Ext. 6   Camp Edison
Campground Facilities: 252 Campsites, Restrooms, Store, Amphitheater, Outdoor Sports, Disposal Site, Fish Cleaning Station, Laundromat
Campsite Amenities: Electricity, Cable TV, Internet. Camp Edison offers a broad range of campsites with various prices. Some of the amenities available include:

Reservations - Online Reservations Now Available

Reservations may be made online, by FAX or mail .   For fax or mail reservations, click on the PDF with reservation information at
Camp Edison Reservation Forms

Camp Edison
P.O.Box 600
42696 Tollhouse Rd.
Shaver Lake, CA 93664
Fax reservation requests to 1- 559- 841-3193.

Season: Open year-round
Rates: Lake Front Sites - $80 per night
Full Hook-up Sites - $56
Lake View and Lake Side Sites - $55
Paved Sites - $45
Preferred Sites - $43
Standard Sites - $32
Rates now cover 4 people (formerly 2) and one camping unit (vehicle and one tow)
Group Sites Rates: $150 to $385 per night
For descriptions of each site and the specific rate for that site, see
Camp Edison Campsite List
Nearby Facilities: Shaver Lake Marina, Shaver Lake Stables, Boat Ramp, Swimming

Dorabelle Campground

Forest Service campground
Location: On Shaver Lake
Campground Facilities: 68 Campsites, Vault Toilets, Piped Water
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings, Trailers up to 40'
Reservations for Dorabelle Campground: (877) 444-6777 or - Dorabelle Campground
Season: May - September
Fees: $30 for single site for 6 people ($2 more on holiday weekends)
Nearby Facilities: Boat Launch Ramp, Community of Shaver Lake

Swanson Meadow Campground

Forest Service campground
Location: 3 miles east of Shaver Lake on Dinkey Creek Road
Campground Facilities: 8 Campsites, Vault Toilets, No Water, Trailers up to 25'
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills
Reservations: None
Season: May - September
Fees: $17 for single site, $34 for double


Nearby Campgrounds

Dinkey Creek Campground

Location: 12 miles from Shaver Lake on Dinkey Creek Road
Campground Facilities: 128 Campsites, Flush and Vault Toilets, Piped Water, Summer Interpretive Programs
Campsite Amenities: Picnic Tables, Grills and Fire Rings, Trailers to 35'
Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or - Dinkey Creek Campground
Season: May - September
Fees: $30 for single site, $2 more on holidays
Nearby Facilities: Dinkey Creek Ranger Station, Store

Bretz Mill Campground

Location: Off Peterson Road
Campground Facilities: 10 Campsites
Campsite Amenities: No Water, Restrooms
Reservations: None
Season: Open year-round
Fees per Night: None

Huntington Lake Camping

A half hour from Shaver Lake at Huntington Lake are 7 campgrounds. All of them take reservations. The camping fee for each site is $30 per night.

  • Lower Billy Creek Campground - 15 campsites
  • Upper Billy Creek Campground - 44 Campsites
  • Catavee Campground - 23 Campsites
  • College Campground - closed for 2013, 11 Campsites
  • Deer Creek Campground - 28 Campsites
  • Kinnikinnick Campground - 27 Campsites
  • Rancheria Campground -149 Campsites

For more information on these campgrounds, see
Huntington Lake Camping


RV Parka

Cedar Crest Resort

Huntington Lake Road, Lakeshore, CA (midway on the north shore)
(559) 893-3233
Cedar Crest Resort
Resort Facilities: General Sore, Restrooms, Showers, RV Dump, Restaurant, Bar, Group Campfire, Family Movies on Weekends, Dock, Boat Rentals
RV Sites: Full Hook-ups $47.50, Electricity and Water Only $40 - Weekly and Monthly rates available
Tent Sites: Electricity and Water - $35
Tent Cottages: Beds, Wood Stove, Picnic Table, Electricity, Water nearby
  2 Beds $40, 3 Beds $45
Prices subject to change.

Lakeshore Resort

Located on the north side of Huntington Lake, 1 mile from Highway 168, 1/4 mile from lake
(559) 893-3193
Lakeshore Resort
Resort Facilities: Cabin Rentals, Restaurant, Saloon, General Store, Marina, Showers, Laundry
RV Sites: Trailers and RVs to 40', Full Hook-ups, 30 amp, Campfire Ring, Picnic Table
Rates: (6 People, 2 Vehicles) $45 per night , $260 per week, $775 per month

China Peak Ski Area

Adjacent to Huntington Lake, off Highway 168
(559) 233-1200   China Lake RV Parking
Resort Facilities: Ski Resort, Restrooms, Showers
RV Sites: Electricity Hook-ups (supply your own 30 amp adaptor plug and cable), Cable TV
Rates: $50 per night, $60 on holidays


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