Horton Creek Campground / Bishop area

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Campground Name: Horton Creek Campground   Area: 10 miles north of Bishop

Administered by: Bureau of Land Management, Bishop Field Office (760) 872-5000

Elevation: 4,975

Season Length: Opens late April through late October and subject to weather conditions

Number of sites: 54

Fee: $5.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 30 feet     No Hook-ups:   Garbage:  Containers

Toilets: Pit    Water: No Potable Water     Picnic tables and fire pits and a few fire grills                         

Nearest town: Bishop

Nearby facilities: Bishop

Nearby fishing: Pine Creek, Pleasant Valley Reservoir, Owens River

Reservations: No

Additional information:  Pets must be kept on a leash.  Please note that the dates and prices below are subject to change and reflect 2007 data.  If listed, the campground opening dates are approximate due to weather conditions. Horses are prohibited. Horton Creek Campground is located on an alluvial fan next to Horton Creek with an outstanding view of Mt. Tom and Wheeler Crest.  Nearby is the Tungsten Hills.  Wintering deer herds often graze in the early spring.

Directions: From Highway 395 in Bishop, drive north approximately eight miles.  Turn left on Sawmill Road, and then take an immediate right (west) onto Round Valley Road and continue three miles to the campground.


Map courtesy of mytopo.com.



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This page contains a single entry by David Archer published on January 22, 2008 8:38 PM.

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