Warner Valley Campground

The campground is located one mile north of Warner Valley Ranger Station via gravel road and 17 miles north of Chester. Not recommended for trailers. Numerous trailheads are located nearby including: Terminal Geyser, Boiling Springs Lake, Drake Lake, and Devils Kitchen. Nearby Drakesbad Guest Ranch offers dining, horseback riding, massage, and thermal pool swimming. Call ahead for reservations. Warner Valley Campground is operated by the park concessioner Snow Mountain, LLC.

*New! Due to severe fire danger, Warner Valley Campground will close early for the remainder of the 2020 summer/fall season. The early closure will occur Monday, September 14 at noon. Existing reservations for after the closure have been canceled and refunded through recreation.gov. The Warner Valley Area remains open for day use only.


Warner Valley


5650 feet


6/12/20 - 9/14/20*, weather permitting


All 17 sites are first-come, first-served.



Number of sites


Maximum RV length

RVs and trailers not recommended

Maximum trailer length

RVs and trailers not recommended

Accessible Sites

No accessible sites


Vault toilets


Potable water

Food storage

Metal food locker

Dump station

Closest station in Chester


Closest amenities at Chester


Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Scheduled programs are offered at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at the southwest entrance


Nearest at Drakesbad Guest Ranch


Hiking, backpacking, stock use, fishing


Reservation cards may be posted by the park for park sponsored groups.

Download the Warner Valley Campground handout with map (pdf, 152KB).

Map of Warner Valley campground depicting numbered sites and facilities
Map of Warner Valley Campground

Last updated: September 10, 2020

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063


(530) 595-4480

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