Camping

This page was written as a resource guide of the public campgrounds in the Eastern Sierra near Mammoth Lakes CA. Select from the links below or scroll the page to search for camp site information.

Some campsites near Mammoth and in the surrounding areas can be reserved through www.recreation.gov. Clicking on the “yes” link under the reserve column will take you to the reservation home page.Sites with “no” in the reserve column are not reservable and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. You can also reserve through Reserve America who is in partnership the US Forest Service.Yosemite National Park contains 13 popular campgrounds, of which up to 7 are on a reservation system.

RV Dump Stations:
Convict Lake Campground – April through October – Free
Mammoth Mountain RV Park – Year round
Shady Rest Forest Service Campground – April through October –

 

MAMMOTH LAKES TOWN


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee (Not including reservation fees)
Elevation
New Shady Rest
yes– 50 sites
92
5/20-10/30
piped
$20
7,800
Old Shady Rest
yes– 32 sites
46
6/12-9/8
piped
$20
7,800
Sherwin Creek
yes– 52 sites
85
5/22-9/19
piped
$20
7,600
Pine Glen(overflow)
no
10
5/2-9/26
piped
$20
7,800
Pine Glen Group
7
5/2-9/26
piped
Varies by group size
7,800

 

 

MAMMOTH LAKES BASIN


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee (Not including reservation fees)
Elevation
Coldwater
yes– 24 sites
77
6/24-9/26
piped
$21
8,900
Lake George
no
16
6/24-9/26
piped
$21
9,000
Lake Mary
no
46
6/18-9/19
piped
$21
8,900
Pine City
no
10
6/24-9/19
piped
$21
8,900
Twin Lakes
yes– 26 sites
92
6/10-10/31
piped
$21
8,600

Lake Basin Campground Map

 

REDS MEADOW/DEVILS POSTPILE AREA


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee (Not including reservation fees)
Elevation
Agnew Meadows
no
21
6/14-9/19
piped
$20
8,400
Agnew Meadows Horse Camp
no
3
na
na
$22
8,400
Minaret Falls
no
27
6/14-9/19
piped
$20
7,600
Reds Meadow
no
52
6/14-10/12
piped
$20
7,600
Pumice Flats
no
17
6/14-9/19
piped
$20
7,700
Upper Soda Springs
no
28
6/14-9/8
piped
$20
7,700
Agnew Meadows(group)
4
6/14-9/19
piped
Varies by group size
7,700
Pumice Flat(group)
4
6/14-9/19
piped
Varies by group size
7,700

****Please note that the campsite fee is in addition to the U.S. Forest Service transportation fee.***

 

CONVICT LAKE


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee (Not including reservation fees)
Elevation
Convict Lake
yes– 23 sites
85
4/22-11/1
piped
$25
7,600

 

MCGEE CREEK


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee
Elevation
McGee Creek
28
4/22-11/1
piped
$23
7,600

 

JUNE LAKE LOOP


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee (Not including reservation fees)
Elevation
Aerie Crag(RVs only/overflow)
no
10
na
no
7,200
Bloody Canyon Trailhead
no
4
na
no
$0
8,400
Gull Lake
no
11
4-23/11-1
piped
$22
7,600
June Lake
28
4-23/11-1
piped
$22
7,600
Oh! Ridge
144
na
piped
$22
7,600
Reversed Creek
no
17
na
piped
$22
7,600
Silver Lake(group)
63
4-23/11-1
piped
$22
7,200

June Loop Campground Map

 

ROCK CREEK


 

Name               
Reserve
# of Sites
Normal Season
Water
Fee (Not including reservation fees)
Elevation
Big Meadows
no
11
5/9-10/27
piped
$23
8,600
East Fork
133
5/10-9/29
piped
$23
9,000
French Camp
86
4/23-10/27
piped
$23
7,500
Iris Meadow
no
14
5/9-10/27
piped
$23
8,300
Palisade
no
5
5/10-9/29
piped
$23
8,600
Pine Grove
no
11
5/20-10/13
piped
$23
9,300
Rock Creek Lake
28
5/15-10/27
piped
$23
9,600
Tuff
34
4/23-10/13
piped
$23
7,000
Upper Pine Grove
no
8
5/20-10/13
piped
$23
9,400
Aspen(group)
1
5/19-10/13
piped
$75
8,100
Holiday(overflow)
no
35
As Needed
piped
na
7,500
Rock Creek Group
1
6/12-10/13
piped
$75
9,700

***Two campgrounds require reservations: Aspen and Rock Creek Lake group camps.

 

YOSEMITE


 

Name               
Open(Approx.)
Reserve
Tent or RV
Upper Pines(valley)
all year
required
both
Lower Pines(valley)
March-Oct.
required
both
North Pines(valley)
April-Sept.
required
both
Camp 4(valley)
all year
no
tent only
Tamarack Flat
June-Sept
no
tents/small RV
Wawona
all year
required(May-Sept.)
both
Bridalveil Creek
July-Sept.
no
both
Hodgdon Meadow
all year
required(May-Sept.)
both
Crane Flat
June-Sept.
required
both
White Wolf
July-Sept.
no
tent/small RV
Yosemite Creek
July-Sept.
no
tent/small RV
Porcupine Flat
July-Sept.
no
both
Tuolumne Meadow
July-Sept.
yes-50%
both

Map of Yosemite

Yosemite National Park contains 13 popular campgrounds, of which up to 7 are on a reservation system.
PO Box 577
Yosemite, CA 95389
209-372-0200 209-372-0308

Yosemite Area Traveler Information
209-726-5090