Twin Lakes Campground / Mammoth Lakes Basin

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Campground Name:  Twin Lakes Campground    Area:  Mammoth Lakes Basin


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

Elevation: 8,600

Season Length:  Sites 1-11 5/25-10/28; Sites 16-70 5/15-9/30; Sites 71-95 5/25-10/14, subject to weather conditions

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

Number of sites: 92

Fee: $19.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 40 feet   No Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers  Pack-it-out!

Toilets: Flush   Water: Yes      Picnic tables and fire grills                      

Nearest town: Mammoth Lakes

Nearby facilities: Boat launch (power boats, swimming and other water sports are prohibited.  Grocery store; coin-laundry.

Nearby fishing:

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

Additional information:  Some wheelchair accessible facilities are available.  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 Sierras of California near the town of Mammoth Lakes, this pine forest campground sits at an elevation of 8,600 feet. There is lake side camping with easy access to fishing and a boat launch. 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 and the junction with Highway 203, turn left and drive 4 miles through the town of Mammoth Lakes and continuing on Lake Mary Road to the Twin Lakes cutoff.


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