Convict Lake Campground / Mammoth Area

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Campground Name:  Convict Lake Campground        Area:  Crowley Lake

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

Elevation: 7,800

Season Length:  4/20-10/31 subject to weather conditions

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

Number of sites: 85

Fee: $18

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to:     Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers  Pack-it-out!

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

Nearest town: Mammoth Lakes

Nearby facilities: Resort, boat launch, store, restaurant, horse back riding

Nearby fishing: Convict Creek, Crowley Lake, Mammoth Lakes

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. Convict Lake Campground is located two miles off Highway 395 between Mammoth Lake and Bishop at the Mammoth Lakes airport. Convict Lake Resort is adjacent to the campground with a store, pack station and restaurant. The Lake is less than 100 yards from the campground. Convict Creek runs through the campground.

Directions:  Convict Lake Campground is located approximately 34 miles north of Bishop California on Highway 395. The turnoff to the campground is across from the Mammoth Airport and is well signed. From the north, Convict Lake is 5 miles south of Mammoth Lakes California. Turn west off of Highway 395.


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