New Shady Rest Campground / Mammoth Lakes Area

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Campground Name:  New Shady Rest Campground       Area:  Mammoth Lakes Area


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

Elevation: 7,800

Season Length:  Sites 68-118 4/25-10/28; sites 123-165 5/25-9/16, subject to weather conditions

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

Number of sites: 95

Fee: $15.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 38 feet     Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers

Toilets: Flush  Water: Yes      Picnic tables and fire grills  Dump Station       

Nearest town:

Nearby facilities: Playground, grocery store, coin-laundry, Mammoth Lakes

Nearby fishing: Mammoth lakes and creeks

Reservations: For reservable campsites 50 of 92, 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.  New Shady Rest Campground is located in the Eastern Sierras next to the town of Mammoth Lakes at an elevation of 7,800 feet. The campsites are located under a shady canopy of a mature Jeffery pine forest, yet the campground is within walking distance of restaurants and stores in the town of Mammoth Lakes. There is a $5.00 charge for the sanitary dump station.

Directions: Take US 395 to State Hwy.203 to Mammoth Lakes. Turn right on Sawmill Cutoff Road. The campground is 0.1 miles on the right.


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