Sherwin Creek Campground / Mammoth Lakes Area

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Campground Name:  Sherwin Creek Campground        Area:  Mammoth Village Area

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

Elevation: 7,600

Season Length:  4/25-9/9 subject to weather conditions

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

Number of sites: 85 (15 walk-in tent sites)

Fee: $18.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 34 feet   Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers

Toilets: Flush  Water: Yes      Picnic tables and fire grills                       

Nearest town: Mammoth Lakes

Nearby facilities: Mammoth Lakes

Nearby fishing: Mammoth lakes and creek

Reservations: For reservable campsites 52 of 85, 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.  Sherwin Creek Campground is located in the Eastern Sierras, near the town of Mammoth Lakes, at an elevation of 7,600 feet. The campground is situated in a shady Jeffery Pine forest and bordered by Aspen-lined Sherwin Creek. If you are bringing an ATV to the campground, please see the camp host regarding rules.

Directions:  Take US 395 to State Highway 203 to Mammoth Lakes.  Turn left at the first traffic light in town onto Old Mammoth Road. Drive south 0.9 miles to Sherwin Creek Road and then left 2 miles to campground.


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