King's River - Lower Section

Location and Directions:

3648'18.3"N 11923'09.4"W

     The King's River is located 30 miles East of Fresno, California. From Fresno take Hwy. 180 (Kings Canyon Rd) East. Exit N. Piedra Rd. and follow it to the river.


General Info:

    Winton Park is the general parking / fishing area. It is operated by the county of Fresno. Hours are 7am to 10pm in the summer and 7am to 7pm in the winter. Entrance fee is $5 per vehicle. There are picnic tables and bbqs available.


Camping Info:

    Camping is available nearby at Pine Flat Reservior.


Other lakes in the area:
Kaweah Reservior
Hume Lake
Pine Flat Lake

Fishing Info:

    The river is stocked regularly with rainbow trout by the CDFW. There are also large and smallmouth bass here. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.



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