Bagby Camping & Recreation

Bagby at Lake McClure


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

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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 

Campground Map PDF

Camp/RV Facilities
• 31+ Camping & RV Sites
• 10 Primitive Campsites along the River
• 10 Water-Electric Hookup Sites
• Free Hot Showers

Camp/Picnic Facilities
• 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


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