Eastern Sierra Campgrounds

Cottonwood Springs

Cottonwood Springs Campground is one of several in the Frenchman Lake area of the Sierra Nevada mountains. The campground is a short walk to Frenchman Lake and most sites are large and spread out throughout the campground.  Large pine trees offer shade to most campsites. There are 24 single-family campsites and each has a table, […]

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Chilcoot

Chilcoot Campground is one of several in the Frenchman Lake area of the Sierra Nevada mountains.  The campground is located at 5,600 feet among a grove of cottonwood and pine trees.  Frenchman Lake is located nearby and Little Last Chance Creek flows right through the campground.  Outdoor recreation includes boating, fishing, swimming, water sports, hiking, […]

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Convict Lake

Convict Lake Campground is located within a mile of beautiful Convict Lake in the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains.  The 167-acre lake sits in a spectacular canyon and offers great fishing. Facilities include a store, restaurant, cabins, boat ramp, equipment rentals and a bait shop.  Convict Lake campground has 88 single-family campsites, and modern restrooms (flush […]

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D.L. Bliss State Park

D.L. Bliss State Park and Campground is just north and on the border of Emerald Bay State Park in the Tahoe National Forest.  Set among a forest of pine trees at an elevation of 6,200 feet, this state park has 744 acres with popular hiking trails such as Lighthouse and Balancing Rock Nature Trail.  There […]

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Cottonwood Creek

Cottonwood Creek Campground is located along Cottonwood Creek on Highway 89 just 4 miles south of Sierraville in the Tahoe National Forest.  The campground has 49 campsites and sits at an elevation of 5,800 feet among a forest of large pine trees.  This campground makes a great base camp for hiking, hunting, rock climbing and […]

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Bitter Brush

Bitter Brush Campground is fairly new with 30 large and open single family campsites.  There are few trees so most campsites are exposed to the sun and night sky. Bring your fishing pole because Big Pine creek flows right by the campground.  It’s also a nice jump off spot for backpacking and hiking in the […]

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Bishop Park

Bishop Park Campground is a beautiful Sierra Nevada campground located right along Bishop Creek at an elevation of about 8,400 feet.  Several walk-in tent sites are located right along the creek and among large pine trees. Although most of the sites are small, there are some large enough for RVs and tent trailers.  There’s great […]

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Big Trees

Big Trees Campground (7,500 feet elevation) has 16 single-family campsites including some walk-in tent only sites. Named for the very large Jeffery Pines that grace the site, Big Trees Campground is located along the banks of Bishop Creek and affords nice camping and fishing opportunities. Some sites in shade and some in open sunlight. Bear […]

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Big Pine Creek

Big Pine Creek campground sits in a spectacular alpine canyon in the eastern Sierra.  This campground is fairly small (29 sites) and sits at an elevation of 7,600 feet.  The campsites are set among a nice forest of Jeffrey Pine, Aspen and Cottonwood trees.  Big Pine creek flows through the campground and offers some good […]

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Big Meadow

Big Meadow Campground is one of many beautiful campgrounds in the Inyo National Forest.  This first-come, first-serve campground sits along Rock Creek in the Eastern Sierra Nevada and has 11 campsites.  Visitors can enjoy spectacular scenery, fishing, hiking and wildlife viewing.

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