Cherry Valley Campground, east of Sonora, California

Cherry Valley Campground

Stanislaus National Forest \ Groveland Ranger District

The campground remains lush with old-growth pines and a rich understory. 

45 campsites have picnic tables and fire rings.  The campground provides vault toilet restroom and garbage collection.  Unless there is a drought situation there is also piped drinking water provided throughout the campground.  Cherry Valley Campground is better suited for tent campers or small motorhomes.  Some sites may be reserved prior to your arrival.  Follow the link to check forest alerts, directions, rates and availability:  Recreation.gov \ Cherry Valley Campground

Enjoy our virtual tour below then follow the link to find other campgrounds in this beautiful area:  Goveland Ranger District

Brainard Lake, Clear Creek, and Boulder RD, Arapaho NF Interpretive Programs

Welcome to the Arapaho National Forest! Check out the complimentary programs for this and nearby campgrounds. Programs are subject to change; for an updated list for this and other areas in Utah and Colorado, check www.americanll.com/interpretive or ask the campground host. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated!

The following are examples of topics that happened in previous years.


Greater Denver and Evergreen Audubon: Intro to Birding
Start at campground entrance; program will follow Echo Lake Trail


Flowers and Pollinators with David Julie
Meet at Buchanan Pass Trailhead


Wildflower Walk with Mary Dubler
Meet at the shade pavilion and walk along the Brainard Lake Trail
 

Evergreen Audubon: Intro to Birding
Start at campground entrance; program will follow Echo Lake Trail


CoNPS Interpretive Hike with Ronda Koski
Meet at the shade pavilion and walk along the Brainard Lake Trail


Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation with Stacey Scarborough
Program held at shade pavilion east of Brainard Lake


Wildflower Walk with Mary Dubler
Meet at the shade pavilion and walk along the Brainard Lake Trail


Flowers and Pollinators with David Julie
Meet at the shade pavilion east of Brainard Lake


Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation with Stacey Scarborough
Program held at shade pavilion east of Brainard Lake


Greater Denver Audubon: Intro to Birding
Meet at the shade pavilion and walk along the Brainard Lake Trail


Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance Interpretive Hike
Meet at the shade pavilion east of Brainard Lake


CoNPS Interpretive Hike with Ronda Koski
Meet at the shade pavilion and walk along the Brainard Lake Trail


Large Mammal Education with Jason Duetsch
Program held at shade pavilion east of Brainard Lake


Sourdough Trail Dog Walk Meetup
Meet up with fellow dog-walkers at the Sourdough Trailhead


Natural and Cultural History of the Arapaho with Garrett Boudinot
Meet at the Buchanan Pass Trailhead


Indian Peaks Wilderness Alliance Interpretive Hike
Meet at the shade pavilion east of Brainard Lake

Canyon Lakes and Red Feather RD, Arapaho NF Interpretive Programs

Welcome to the Arapaho National Forest! Check out the complimentary programs for this and nearby campgrounds. Programs are subject to change; for an updated list for this and other areas in Utah and Colorado, check www.americanll.com/interpretive or ask the campground host. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated!

The following are examples topics that have happened in previous years.


Natural and Cultural History of the Arapaho with Garrett Boudinot
Program will be held at the picnic area


Natural and Cultural History of the Arapaho with Garrett Boudinot
Program will begin at the parking area at the end of Flowers Road


Leave No Trace
Program will begin at the picnic area


Kreutzer Nature Trail Dog Walk Meetup
Meet up with fellow dog-walkers at the trailhead for the Kreutzer Nature Trail


Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation with Stacey Scarborough
Program will be held at the amphitheater of the campground. Please bring your own chair.

Sulphur Ranger District, Arapaho National Forest Interpretive Programs

Welcome to the Arapaho National Forest! Check out the complimentary programs for this and nearby campgrounds. Programs are subject to change; for an updated list for this and other areas in Utah and Colorado, check www.americanll.com/interpretive or ask the campground host. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated!

All interpretive programs may include such topics as the following that occurred in prior years.

Natural and Cultural History of the Arapaho with Garrett Boudinot
Program will be at the Stillwater Amphitheater


Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation with Stacey Scarborough
Program will be at the Stillwater Amphitheate

Natural and Cultural History of the Arapaho with Garrett Boudinot
Program will be at the Stillwater Amphitheater


Natural and Cultural History of the Arapaho with Garrett Boudinot
Program will be at the Stillwater Amphitheater

Ashley National Forest Interpretive Programs

Welcome to the Ashley National Forest! Check out the complimentary programs for this and nearby campgrounds. Programs are subject to change; for an updated list for this and other areas in Utah and Colorado, check www.americanll.com/interpretive or ask the campground host. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated!

All interpretive programs begin at 10am unless stated otherwise.

JUNE

June 17
Mustang Ridge Campground
Birds of Prey in the Ashley with Melissa Wardle
At the campground amphitheater

June 24 at 7:30pm
Firefighters Campground
Cart Creek Fire of 1977
At the Cart Creek Firefighters Memorial

June 24 at 9pm
Firefighters Campground
Interpreting the Night Sky
At the Bootleg Amphitheater, across from Firefighters Campground

JULY

July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 7:30pm
Firefighters Campground
Cart Creek Fire of 1977
At the Cart Creek Firefighters Memorial

July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 9pm
Firefighters Campground
Interpreting the Night Sky
At the Bootleg Amphitheater, across from Firefighters Campground

July 3
Mustang Ridge Campground
Sharing the Forest presented by Naturalist Shawnee Sawyer
At the campground amphitheater

July 4
Mustang Ridge Campground
Tadpole Time with Naturalist Shawnee Sawyer
At the campground amphitheater

July 30
Firefighters Campground
UMFA in the Wild
Sketch in the Wilderness with Virginia Catherall
Meet at the host building at campground entrance; program will follow along Bear Canyon Trail

AUGUST

August 5 at 7:30pm
Firefighters Campground
Cart Creek Fire of 1977 at the Cart Creek Firefighters Memorial
At the Cart Creek Firefighters Memorial

August 5 at 9pm
Firefighters Campground
Interpreting the Night Sky
At the Bootleg Amphitheater, across from Firefighters Campground

August 26
Firefighters Campground
Bear Canyon Trail Dog Walk Meetup
Meet up will fellow dog-walkers at the host building at the campground entrance and follow along the Bear Canyon Trail

Uinta National Forest Interpretive Programs

Welcome to the Uinta National Forest! Check out the complimentary programs for this and nearby campgrounds. Programs are subject to change; for an updated list for this and other areas in Utah and Colorado, check www.americanll.com/interpretive or ask the campground host. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated!

All interpretive programs begin at 10am unless stated otherwise.

JUNE

June 10
Strawberry Bay Campground
Fisheries Management Presentation with Strawberry Project Biologists
Program will be held at Strawberry Bay Amphitheater

June 24 at 8pm
Strawberry Bay Campground
Wild Aware Utah with Stephanie Jochum-Natt
Program will be held at Strawberry Bay Amphitheater


JULY

July 23
Granite Flat Campground
UMFA in the Wild
Print Your Own Family Tree with Virginia Catherall
Program will meet at the Deer Creek-Dry Creek Trailhead

AUGUST

August 5 at 7:30pm
Strawberry Bay Campground
Leave No Trace
Program will be held at Strawberry Bay Amphitheater

August 5 at 10am
Granite Flat Campground
Leave No Trace
Program will begin at the Silver Lake Trailhead

August 26
Payson Lakes Campground
Big East Lake Trail Dog Walk Meetup
Meet up with fellow dog-walkers at the trailhead for Big East Lake Trail

Kamas and Mountain View Evanston Ranger Districts, Wasatch-Cache Interpretive Programs

Welcome to the Wasatch-Cache National Forest! Check out the complimentary programs for this and nearby campgrounds. Programs are subject to change; for an updated list for this and other areas in Utah and Colorado, check www.americanll.com/interpretive or ask the campground host. Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to stay updated!

All interpretive programs begin at 10am unless stated otherwise.

JULY

July 23
Mirror Lake Campground
Sharing the Forest presented by Naturalist Shawnee Sawyer
Program will be held at the campground amphitheater

July 24
Mirror Lake Campground
Tadpole Time with Naturalist Shawnee Sawyer
Program will be held at the campground amphitheater

AUGUST

August 6
Washington Lake Campground
UMFA in the Wild
Make a Nature Rubbing Book with Virginia Catherall
Program will meet at Crystal Lake Trailhead

August 19 at 7:30pm
Washington Lake Campground
Leave No Trace
 

August 20 at 9am
Mirror Lake Campground
Bird Watching Along the Uintas with Ian Batterman
Program will start at the campground amphitheater and then follow along the Mirror Lake Trail

August 26
Marsh Lake Campground
Red Castle Lakes Trail Dog Walk Meetup
Meet up with fellow dog-walkers at the Red Castle Lakes Trailhead