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Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available
RV hookups are available
Restrooms
Tap Water

Activities: swimming

There are water hookups. The magnificent variety of local attractions and the magnificent variety of outdoors recreation are great causes to come. Main Dam is a good campground to use as a base while enjoying the Southern Sierra Nevada. As if Main Dam wasn't enough, you can also go swimming, playing golf, whitewater paddling, hiking, and fishing, so it's impossible to get bored.
All the jolly folks and the nicely kept up facilities are cause enough to come here. California has lots of outdoors activities.
Quite a lot of cool things to
 
    do near Main Dam, and it is a fine escape from the city.
Main Dam is a very popular old favorite campground among the people of Lake Isabella. Finally, camping season is here again, and Main Dam in California is a fine place to
 go.
Everybody enjoys Shirley Meadow and its 80 acres of skiable area. 70% of the slopes are intermediate or beginner while 30% of them are advanced and expert and suitable for skilled skiers. There are 3 good ski lifts at Shirley Meadow, a ski area having a fine 600-foot drop from top to bottom and 7 slopes. Shirley Meadow receives an average of 18 feet of great snow annually. The Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat section has a span of 7 miles; you come upon this bit of whitewater on Kern River. It's a category II-III bit. This bit of Kern River is an exciting bit for kayak paddling. For your security you have to always check restrictions before going kayak paddling. A wonderful hiking and
 
backpacking trail in possession of an elevation difference of 5,112 feet, and 21.4 miles long, can be encountered around here.  

Holiday Inn Express & Suites TEHACHAPI HWY 58/MILL ST., Tehachapi

28 miles away
  
Fairfield Inn & Suites Tehachapi, Tehachapi

28 miles away
  
BEST WESTERN Mountain Inn, Tehachapi

29 miles away
  
BEST WESTERN PLUS Country Park Hotel, Tehachapi

29 miles away


Other campgrounds near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Pioneer Point, Lake Isabella, 1 miles away
      
   Keyesville Rec Site, Bodfish, 1 miles away
      
   French Gulch Group, Wofford Heights, 1 miles away
      
   Haven RV Park, Lake Isabella, 1 miles away
      
   Auxiliary Dam Campground, Kern County, 2 miles away
      
   Hungry Gulch, Wofford Heights, 2 miles away
      
   Sequoia National Forest Campground Hungry Gulch, Wofford Heights, 2 miles away
      
   Boulder Group Camp - San Bernardino National Forest, San Bernardino, 2 miles away
      
   Old Isabella, Lake Isabella, 2 miles away
      
   Jesse James Trailer Park, Wofford Heights, 3 miles away
      

Marinas near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   French Gulch Marina, Lake Isabella, 1 miles away

   Reds Kern Valley Marina, Lake Isabella, 3 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Kern River, Kern County, 0 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Lake Isabella to Sandy Flat)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Chuck Richard's White Water, Kern County, 1 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Kern River Outfitters, Kern County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Kern River, Kern County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 11.5 miles long (Sandy Flat to Democrat Hot Springs)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Hyside Inflatables River Trips, Kern County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter


Public Lands near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Park, Three Rivers - CA, 53 miles away
      
   Sequoia National Forest, California, 25 miles away

   Red Rock Canyon State Park, California, 38 miles away


Trails near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Cannell Meadow Trail, Kern County, 11 miles away
       21.4 hiking miles, 5112 feet elevation difference

   Virginia Trail, Kern County, 11 miles away
      4.1 hiking miles, 2879 feet elevation difference

   Bull Run Cattle Drive, Tulare County, 13 miles away
      3.6 hiking miles, 1739 feet elevation difference

   Tobias Creek Trail, Tulare County, 15 miles away
      6.5 hiking miles, 4434 feet elevation difference

   Old Sled Trail, Tulare County, 15 miles away
      2.1 hiking miles, 1313 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Kern Valley Golf Course, Kernville, 9 miles away


Lakes Near Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Isabella Lake, Kern County, 0 miles away

   Julia Lake, Kern County, 15 miles away


Current weather conditions at Main Dam, Southern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: POSEY 11 miles away


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