Cold Water Campground (near Lake Mary)

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Campground Name:  Cold Water Campground (near Lake Mary)       

Area:  Mammoth Lakes Basin

Administered by: Inyo National Forest.  760-873-2400

Elevation: 8,900

Season Length: 6/8-9/16 subject to weather conditions

Contact:  Mammoth Ranger District and Visitor Center  (760) 924-5500;

Number of sites: 77

Fee: $19.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 50 feet   No Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers

Toilets: Flush  Water: Yes      Picnic tables and fire grills                       

Nearest town:

Nearby facilities: Boat launch; boat rentals;

Nearby fishing: Day hike trips to Emerald Lake, Arrowhead Lake, Skelton Lake and Red Lakes.

Reservations: Yes  For reservable campsites, contact the National Recreation Reservation Center at or contact (877) 444-6777

Additional information:  Pets must be kept on a leash.  Please note that the dates and prices below are subject to change and reflect 2008 data.  If listed, the campground opening dates are approximate and subject to weather conditions. Located in the eastern high Sierras of California near the town of Mammoth Lakes, this pine forest campground sits at an elevation of 8,900 feet. There is creek side camping with easy access to fishing at Lake Mary and hiking on major trailheads into the backcountry. Pressurized water spigots and flush toilets are located throughout the campground. Picnic tables, fire rings, and bear boxes are provided at each campsite.

Directions: From Highway 395, turn left on State Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes.  Continue four miles and turn on Lake Mary Road.  Drive another four miles and turn left on Lake Mary Loop Road.  Drive a 1/2 mile to the campground.


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