Area Recreation In Summer

Camp Sierra’s location provides access to an amazing variety of activities.  Camp Sierra also has space for groups to park their own boats when they are done enjoying the water.

  • Shaver Lake, about 15 minutes from Camp Sierra…also on Highway 168…is a favorite for fishing, water skiing, and other water activities. Camp Sierra has plenty of parking should you bring your own watercraft. Sierra Marina offers docking and rentals for all water sports. Shaver Lake Watersports has jet skis, canoes, ski boats, fishing boats, pontoon boats, and kayaks available for you to enjoy.  There are also hiking trails to be explored.
  • Huntington Lake, surrounded by the majesty of the High Sierra country, is just minutes away. The dependable breezes are perfect for pleasure sailing or competitive regattas. Fishing is great. The lake is a springboard to High Sierra hiking and exploration.
  • Horseback Riding  Shaver Lake Stable offers guided trail rides.
  • Mono Hot Springs natural mineral hot springs.
  • Kaiser Pass with its breathtaking views of the mighty Sierras.
  • Indian Pools is a very nice easy/medium hike that follows along Big Creek with nice views and many calm pools by the river that you can jump in.
  • McKinley Grove is a stand of virgin, mostly mature Giant Sequoia trees, with the largest being over 230 feet tall. Mature sequoias average 15 ft. in diameter and 250 feet in height.
  • Rancheria Falls is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail featuring a beautiful waterfall at the end
  • The  Dinkey Creek Recreational Area is about 45 minutes from Camp Sierra. Activities include river rafting, fishing, hiking and horseback riding. There are also a number of 4-wheel drive trails, which are rated from Class A to Class C, available for use by vehicles, dirt bikes, bicycles or hikers.

Area Recreation in Winter