California Camping Areas

New Shady Rest

The New Shady Rest camping area is located in California and offers several amenities for campers. The campground provides picnic tables and fire rings at each campsite, allowing visitors to enjoy outdoor meals and cozy campfires. Additionally, there are clean restroom facilities and drinking water available on-site.

Reservation policies for the New Shady Rest camping area vary depending on the time of year. During peak season (usually from late spring to early fall), reservations can be made in advance to secure a spot. However, during the off-peak season, the campground operates on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, it is recommended to plan accordingly and arrive early to secure a campsite during busy periods.

The best time to visit the New Shady Rest camping area is generally during the summer months when the weather is pleasant and suitable for outdoor activities. However, it is important to note that the campground is situated at an elevation of approximately 7,000 feet, so temperatures can drop significantly during the evenings. Therefore, campers should be prepared with appropriate clothing and gear for cooler temperatures.

The New Shady Rest camping area is surrounded by beautiful scenery and offers easy access to hiking and biking trails, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. However, campers should be cautious of wildlife in the area, particularly bears. It is essential to properly store food and dispose of waste in designated bear-proof containers to avoid attracting these animals. Adhering to these precautions will help ensure a safe and enjoyable camping experience at New Shady Rest. Get driving directions.


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Sherwin Creek 85 7,551 ft
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Reds Meadow 56 7,659 ft
Minaret Falls 26 7,609 ft
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Lower Deadman 15 7,782 ft
Coldwater 75 9,000 ft
Glass Creek 50 7,516 ft
Gull Lake 11 7,615 ft
Lake Mary 51 8,948 ft
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Old Shady Rest 46 7,809 ft
New Shady Rest 92 7,804 ft
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