If you need you Camp/Fish the Eastern Sierras and it’s winter(So Everything above Pleasant Valley Is closed) then this is the Campground for you. Vault Restrooms & Water are available and you camp right along the Owens River.
It’s can get windy in the winter and hot and buggy in the summer. The Campground provides little shade, but has excellent views.
Reversed Creek Campground is the least crowded in the June loop. The Campground is a short drive to June, sliver or grant lakes. And a short walk to Gull Lake.
There is a lot of wildlife in this area, we spotted dear four different times, and twice they walked through our campsite.
I definitely will be camping at Reversed Creek Campground again!
There are some really great campsites at east fork, that are mostly along the rock creek and have shade. But there are a few that are out in the open with NO shade and are quite plain.
It’s a great back up plan for June loop or mammoth if there is nothing available at those elevations.
Three major accidents put us way behind schedule on our way to find a site at Yosemite, Tioga Pass, and June Lake. Fortunately, I still prefer guidebooks and was able to find this site. Apparently it's not a well publicized spot because it's run by Mono County and not NPS or CSP. But the location is great: close to Mono Lake, Bodie, and away from the crowds at Yosemite. You have the sound of running water from the creek and Lundy Lake is nearby.
The weather is also perfect. On an August day, it never got hotter than 75 degrees during the day and the coldest it got was 26 degrees at night. If you need supplies, there is a resort further down with a very small mercantile, but it closes early. Your closest store is Mono Market in Lee Vining. Bring water or a filtration system because there is only a non-potable water spigot.
I stopped here in early summer and it felt wonderful! It was great being close to town if we needed anything and I loved having our own clean site. The bathrooms/showers were clean and the campground was pleasant and home-y. The only negative part would be traffic noise, but it wasn’t a dealbreaker. I’ll stay here again!
Downsides: There are pit toilets, and they smell pretty bad, and the sites are really close together. There is no trash, no water & no reservations. The good: Plenty of beautiful trees and shade. The creek is lovely, and a wonderful place for the kids to play. There are some fish, but hard to catch. The best thing is that it is free to camp here, and it's only 20 minutes from June Lake, and 20 minutes to Mammoth if you need supplies.
This campsite has amazing views. It was clean beautiful sights well maintained. Bring water because there is no running water anywhere. You are a short drive to the ancient Bristlecone pine Fores. Great place to go if you want to see the oldest living thing on the planet. The trees are magical out of this world. The hike is easy but the high altitud is what gets you. Take your time.
Perfect time of year to go to June Lake is when the snow is melting and running off into the lake. Some of The clearest water I have ever seen. The view is breathtaking and you jut never want to leave. We camped at the neighboring site called Oh Ridge. It wasn’t too bad,but the site was small and there were no trees. It really depends on where you pick your spot, so schedule soon.
Old school campground with a mountain feel. Small general store and fishing pond. Sites are very close together, not a whole lot of trees. Out and about fishing all day so didn’t spend too much time at the campground. You can tell this was around before the huge RVs that are out there today. Very clean, creek runs right along campground.
Decent campground. 26 sites, most are not level and most of campground is loose dirt from side by side riders. I would stay here again. Biggest downfall is the dusty dirt everywhere. Trees are big and provide shade. I cannot speak for restrooms as I was in my travel trailer. Can accommodate larger RVs if you are adventurous and skilled getting into some sites. No reservations, first come first serve.
Owned and operated by a family. Great customer service and always willing to help! Over 44 campsites between RV and tent sites. Very small and close together. FHU, quiet and close to Towns of Murphy for wine tasting and dining, Columbia, Angels Camp and other State Parks for camping. Paid showers $.25, pool and event center to rent.
Went here for the first time a week ago with the family. Clean grounds and restrooms. Firewood sold on site for $7 a bundle, super reasonable. Easily found a campsite without a reservation. Nice hiking trails. Fishing spots all around the lake. Will def be back again soon
Stayed on lot 51. Sunny until around 4, then quite shaded. Large lot with space for the dog to roam around on. Only one side has a neighbor, so it’s quite quiet.
Amenities: Vault toilet, water spigots, bear box, fire pit, grill, and camp hosts are friendly and helpful.
AMAZING. More isolated than nearby sites in Mammoth. Quick drive to Twin Lakes and to Convict Lake. Definitely worth the trip. Lots of great hiking options available.
This place is absolutely gorgeous! Quite , little creek running through, aspens all around, high desert across the street amazing hikes lakes and beaver dams! Waterfalls all within a short distance close to mono lake bodie ghost town, and mono craters!
This was our first camping trip and it was successful. Plenty of space in a grassy lot plus fire pit and water hose bib if needed. Quick drive to Owen river for fishing and other activities. About an hour from June lake. Golf course looked nice but not enticing as it was 98° during the day (4th of July weekend). The town of bishop is less than a mile with a bunch of shops and restaurants to check out along with a bunch of stores, so if you forget something don’t sweat it. In all it was fairly priced and seem very appropriate for a quiet family summer trip!
East Fork Campground is off Rock Creek road, 3 miles below Rock Creek Lake, and about 4 miles below the Mosquito Flat trail head, from which you can access the beautiful Little Lakes Valley, and beyond into the high Sierra backcountry.
It is a huge campground with 133 sites, and stretches for a mile or so along Rock Creek. Some sites are in tall pines with good cover, and some are in scrubby aspens, or open meadow with very little cover. Some sites are well spaced, and some are right on top of each other. A few sites are right on the creek. About half of the sites are on a reservation system, and about half are first-come first-served. In my opinion, most of the best sites are not reservable. All sites have a sturdy old-school picnic table, and large bear box. Some sites are suitable for a small RV, but most don't have the space for large vehicles. The team of camp hosts were all very nice and were doing a great job keeping things clean and organized. One of them shared with me that the campground was designed in the 40's, before large RV's existed. Today's rolling condos just don't fit. (Another plus in my book)
We camped here for 10 days in late June - early July, basically the peak camping window in the Sierras and the campground was only full on July 3 & 4. Otherwise it was about 1/2 full. Totally possible to get a site without reserving ahead.
We drove in on a Thursday morning, with no reservations, after checking out other nearby campgrounds (Rock Creek Lake, Upper and Lower Pine Grove). Open sites were plentiful, and we happened to snag what is, I think, the best site in the whole place. Huge, right on the creek, and no close neighbors, yet not terribly far from the restrooms. SCORE! The sound of the rushing creek muffled all undesirable campground sounds.
Bathroom facilities offer flush toilets and running water, a very nice surprise.
This is a great base camp from which to explore the Eastern Sierras and Owens River Valley.
Only 3 hours from Reno, you can’t beat the June Lake area. Stayed in the Fish Loop with 8 other rigs. 10 minute walk to June Lake, general store, 10 minute drive to town, and 30 minutes to an hour to tons of other awesome alpine lakes, hot springs, and Mammoth. Had 3 water faucets per loop, cleans restrooms, fire pits, and picnic tables.
We stayed here on our trip from San Diego to Washington. We drove in without reservations mid week, and they had a spot for us. Super clean bathrooms and coin op showers, a small laundry room and high country museum, and a well stocked store. Very friendly. We parked on grass, and over the fence was a very nice public country club golf course. Many of the campers were staying there to golf, go fishing and to ride atvs. Only a mile into town for a large supermarket, Starbucks, and two incredible bakeries. The view was beautiful. The grounds right along Hwy 395, so you did hear trucks at night, but we camped further off the road, so it was totally doable. Would stay here again as a “passing through” not for deep woods experience.
Arguably the most popular hot springs in the Mammoth and Lake Crowley area, this BLM managed area sees a lot of traffic, but is well worth a visit! It has a nice maintained gravel road that ends in a large parking lot. Just before the parking lot is a pull out area with fire pits and space for multiple tents. If this is full there is another road that goes past the parking area and a little further on there is another pull out for a tent or two. There are two large hot springs pools that are natural and mostly undeveloped. To get to them you must walk down a wooden walkway and gravel path about 500 yds to the pools from the parking lot.
Do yourself a favor and if available get the full hook up sites! They are in the middle of the trees with great space and access to everything. The bathrooms were amazing and clean. The pool and spa is indoors and well laid out. This is now one of our favorite spots
This was our maiden voyage in our new Motor Home.. we enjoyed the location of MM RV Park and Campground because of the beautiful trees and the location was walking distance to restaurants and shops… the campground is clean and the people that work in the office are very nice. Linda whom I made the reservation with on the phone was excellent and I appreciated her knowledge and help.
Camped here as a last resort because everywhere else in the area I wanted to camp was filled up. We used this campground primarily as a base to explore other areas such as Rock Creek and Mammoth. Was here in August and the campground was maybe only half full so it was pretty quiet and felt kind of secluded. There are trees throughout the campground but they're smaller trees that don't always provide the best shade. The sites that are closest to the creek seemed like the best because there were more larger pine trees and you could see and hear the creek a lot more. This campground is pretty close to 395 so we could hear trucks and loud cars at night, so I recommend sites that are farther in at the south end of the campground. Overall the campground is really well maintained and the bathrooms are clean and stocked. I would camp here again if I had to, but it's definitely not my first choice. There just isn't much to see/do without driving for a bit, and this area, while it has its charm, is not as aesthetically pleasing compared to nearby campgrounds. Firewood and provisions are available down the street at Toms Place.