State: Southern California
Address 1: Southeast of Rodgers Crossing.
Number of Sites: 10
ReservatiContentons: Yes - Check Recreation.gov for information
Restrictions: Unsuitable for trailers.
Restrooms: Vault Toilet
Directions: Camp 4 1/2 Station is about 60 miles, or 2 hours, east of Fresno. Take highway 180 east of Fresno to Academy Avenue. Turn left (north) and proceed one mile to the intersection with Belmont Avenue. Turn right (east) on Belmont. From the Belmont/Academy intersection set your trip odometer to zero, it will take approximately 1.5 hours from this point. Proceed east on Belmont which turns into Trimmer Springs Road. Stay on Trimmer Springs Road, and match your odometer with the following checkpoints: At approximately 13.0 miles you will pass through the tiny community of Piedra, your last opportunity to purchase supplies and gas. This store is only open during the day. The community of Trimmer (last pay phone, part-time store) will be at mile 25.6. Big Creek bridge is mile 33.3. You will be getting close when you pass a power station on your right (brightly lit at night). At mile 42.0, you will pass Kirch Flat Campground, immediately past Kirch Flat you will cross the Kings River bridge and are now on the south side of the Kings River. You will be on paved Forest Service Road 12S01. Approximately one mile further, the pavement will turn to dirt. At this point there is another bridge (Bailey’s Bridge) but do not cross it, stay on the south side of the river. The last 7/10ths of a mile to the cabin is a dirt road, passable by a sedan.