Onion Valley Campground
Onion Valley Campground Overview
Situated at an elevation of 9,200 feet, Onion Valley campground is surrounded by the towering peaks of the John Muir Wilderness and immersed in shrubs, lodgepole pine and aspens. Lovely wildflowers color the landscape in late spring and early summer. The campground is adjacent to a creek and lake. The area is home to abundant wildlife, including black bear, which frequent the campground, mountain lions, mule deer, pine martin, pika and many species of fish and birds.
Onion Valley Campground has 30 single-family campsites including several walk-in tent only sites. The campground is tucked away near the end of Onion Valley Road. Campsites are private and primitive, and every site has a scenic view. Amenities include flush toilets, drinking water and bear-proof food storage lockers, which campers are required to use. Firewood is for sale on-site.
- Coordinates:Lat. 36.774720 / Long. -118.345560
- Season:May to October
- Dump Station:No
- Fire Pits:Yes
- Picnic Tables:Yes
- Area Features:Mountains, Creek, Fishing, Backpacking, Hiking, Picnicking, Horse Back Riding, Equestrian Trails, Wildlife Viewing