McGee Creek Campground / Mammoth Area

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Campground Name:  McGee Creek Campground    Area:  Crowley Lake Area / Mammoth Area


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

Elevation: 7, 600

Season Length:  5/15-10/15 subject to weather conditions

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

Number of sites: 28


Fee: $17.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 28 feet    No Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers

Toilets: Flush    Water: Yes      Picnic tables and fire grills   Little Shade

Nearest town: Mammoth Lakes

Nearby facilities: Mammoth Lakes

Nearby fishing: McGee Creek, Convict Creek, Convict Lake, Crowley Lake

Reservations: 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. McGee Creek is located approximately 36 miles northwest of the town of Bishop, California, adjacent to McGee Creek. This camp area is located in a flat, open area with sagebrush and a meadow. Some aspen in the vicinity. McGee Creek is at an elevation of 7,600 feet with high mountains and an outstanding view. Firewood is for sale at the site. Roads and spurs are paved. Popular activities include fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, hunting, photography and geology study. McGee trout fishing and Crowley Lake fishing. Equestrian Center nearby. The Mammoth Jazz Jubilee is held in mid-July. Some sites may be available on a first come, first serve basis.
Directions:  Off US Highway 395 take the first exit after Crowley Lake, the McGee Creek exit, and proceed 2 miles south up the paved McGee Creek Road to the campground.


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