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Upper Sage Flat Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service


Take the family to Upper Sage for a pleasant camping trip along the banks of Big Pine Creek. Here, visitors can experience the beauty of the creek that runs along the base of a narrow canyon. Visitors can swim or fish, in the creek that is stocked annually with trout, or head to a…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly


3 Reviews of Upper Sage Flat Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Christian N.
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2021

Favorite drive-in campsite on the Inyo

Right next to the creek! Loved this spot. Beautiful valley. The people who camp here are known by the rangers to be some of the worst (not LNT friendly) but this area is so beautiful!

Month of VisitAugust
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2020

Great Find!

My wife and I are avid campers and frequent the high Sierras and our local So Cal beaches. We found this place on this app and LOVED it! Very beautiful sites (ours was stream front). It’s first come first serve now but most sites were open when we arrived Thursday morning. The campground will close…

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Ryan W.
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2016

Two Campgrounds in One.

There are two types of campsites at Upper Sage Flat. The first are lovely shaded sites with the rear of the site adjacent to Big Pine Creek. They have tree cover but are really open to the neighboring sites. Honestly, would have thought they were pretty great if we hadn't stayed at nearby Big Pine…

  • That's about as shaded as the road side sites get.
  • The road side sites are in the sun all day with almost no shade.
  • The path to Big Pine Creek Trailhead. you can also walk or drive the road but parking is limited at the trailhead.
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Upper Sage Flat Campground is located in California


In Big Pine, CA, at intersection of US 395 and Crocker St., take Crocker St. west 9.8 miles to campground on left.


37.12903456 N
118.42149618 W

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