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Onion Valley

8 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

This quiet campground is set amidst breathtaking scenery of rugged mountain peaks, thick forests and waterfalls in the Onion Valley area of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Its location on the creek and proximity to the John Muir Wilderness make it a popular hub for hikers,…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Reviews

8 Reviews of Onion Valley

Ratings Breakdown

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Dana W.
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2021

Great spot for hikes

I checked this place out on my way back from Mammoth. Cool, remote location, over 9000ft. Small campground so if I went in the summer I'm sure it would be quite busy (I went in october). Sites are pretty close together. Nice location to multiple hiking trails. If cell signal is an issue this…

Month of VisitNovember
Steve C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2021

High in the Sky

This campground sits above 9000 ft and you can drive there, park your car next to your site. It is a great basecamp for day hikes up into to higher altitude. There are multiple lakes a short hike away and waterfalls on 3 sides, its a beautiful place with peaks souring towards 14,000 ft.

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Month of VisitJuly
S
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2021

Great spot!

Onion Valley is a beautiful spot tucked into the eastern Sierra above Independence. It’s a windy but not long drive back down to town.

The sites were comfortable. We had a walk in site but it wasn’t too far from the parking lot. The bathrooms impressively clean. We could see a lot of the other…

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Month of VisitJuly

Location

Onion Valley is located in California

Directions

The campground is 13 miles west of the town of Independence, California. Take U.S. Highway 395 to Independence. Turn west on Market Street, which turns into Onion Valley Road. Follow Onion Valley Road for 13 miles to the campground.

Coordinates

36.77472251 N
118.34555528 W

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