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Tillie Creek

April 15, 2024

Tillie Creek camping area is located in the beautiful southern Sierra Nevada Mountains in California, about 30 miles northeast of Bakersfield. The campground is situated on the banks of Lake Isabella and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and lake. Nearby points of interest include the Sequoia National Forest and the Kern River, which are popular destinations for hiking, fishing, and water sports. The campground features picnic tables, fire rings, and flush toilets, and is open year-round on a first-come-first-serve basis. The campground has 80 campsites and can accommodate tent and RV camping.

An interesting fact about the area is that it was named after Tillie Starritt, who was the first woman to climb Mt. Whitney in 1885. The best time of year to visit is during the summer months, from June to August when temperatures range from 80 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit at night. However, visitors should be aware that the area can be prone to wildfires during the summer months, so it’s important to check for any fire restrictions before planning a trip. Overall, Tillie Creek camping area is a beautiful and peaceful destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts looking to explore the natural beauty of California.

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