Emerson Campground

State: Northern California

Address 1: Between Cole Peak and Emerson Peak.

Open: Seasonal

Number of Sites: 4

Elevation: 5804

Free: No

About: Located on the east side of the South Warner Wilderness, this campground and picnic area also serve as the staging area for the Emerson Trail into the wilderness. This free campground is fairly secluded due to the narrow, steep, rough, dirt access road. Campsites are mostly shady and set back from the parking area in the trees. There is no water at Emerson Campground.

Fees: No fee

Usage: Light

Closest Towns: Cedarville (CA)

Water: None

Restrictions: Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions: From Cedarville go south approximately 16 miles on County Road 1/Surprise Valley Rd. Turn right on County Road 40 and continue approximately 3 miles to the end and the Emerson Campground.