Willow Campground is a small, 8 unit campground shaded by aspen, with willow along the banks of South Fork of Bishop Creek approximatly 5 miles below South Lake. Trailers and RVs are prohibited.
This campground is for those that love being deep in the woods and away from people. There is a one lane road in and out, no camp host, with no service or available restrooms for those looking for a campground with those amenities. Sites are small and very woodsy (some nestled within the mountain rocks) but have plenty of distance and privacy between other sites. No one was here when we arrived, so it is a rather desolate place in the Fall/Winter season but I imagine in Summer it’s a perfectly shady campground to stay cool. My favorite site was by the creek, it was roomy with access to a beautiful meadow, views of surrounding mountains, and a creek running through it. For those that love fishing this was a trout hot spot, so many fish in this area and wasn’t crowded like many of the surrounding fishing areas.
We went to this site over Labor Day weekend and were able to find a spot without too much difficulty. There is the most glorious aspen grove right next to some of the campsites and a nice home along the River. Beautiful and private camp sites. There was a large group next to us and we were able to get enough privacy.
Beautiful location nestled amongst the Aspens on the banks of Bishop Creek. Small campground with only 8 first come first served spots so plan ahead, but it's worth it. $23 per night, maximum stay is 7 days, beer boxes provided. 20 miles from Bishop, CA. No water and a vaulte toilet. Trailers and RV's not recommended.