Lake George Campground

Mammoth Lakes

Lake George

Lake George campground, Mammoth Lakes

Lake George Campground

Mammoth Lakes
Attractions and Activities

Mammoth Lakes has so much to offer that visitors keep returning year after year.

  • Great fishing in a half dozen big lakes and great small streams
  • Hiking to scenic lakes for a leisurely picnic
  • Mountain biking on Mammoth Mountain at Mammoth Bike Park.
  • Paved bike trails lead from the village to the lakes
  • Explore the John Muir Wilderness
  • Take the shuttle over for a visit to Devils Postpile
  • Join a guided trail ride at the nearby stables - Mammoth Lakes Pack Outfit
  • Play golf in Mammoth Lakes and enjoy a great dinner at one of their fine restaurants
  • Drive up to June Lake or Mono Lake for the day

Key Inyo National Forest Camping Regulations

  1. Fires only in fire rings
  2. Quiet Hours: 10:00 PM to 6:00 AM
  3. Dogs must be on leash and attended at all times. No more than 2 pets per campsite
  4. To avoid problems with bears keep food in bear-proof lockers or in your vehicle.

Lake George Campground

Lake George Campground is among the smaller camping areas in Mammoth Lakes. Its 15 campsites offer views of beautiful Lake George and the towering Crystal Crag. Although swimming is not allowed in the lake, small boats may be rented there for sightseeing and fishing.

The 15 campsites at Lake George have good amenities, including the trusty bear-proof food storage lockers which must be used. Nearby at the lake are a grocery store, laundry, and showers. Hiking trails lead out from near the campground to beautiful lakes such as TJ Lake. The maximum length of stay here is 7 days.

Campground Basics
Location: Adjacent to Lake George in Mammoth Lakes
Elevation: 9,000 feet
Mileage from major cities: 320 miles north of Los Angeles
180 miles south of Reno.
Number of Campsites: 15
Open - Closed: June through mid-September
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $5
Maximum Length of Stay: 14 days
Pets: On leash, always attended
Operated by Inyo Recreatioin for Inyo National Forest
Information -
Inyo NF, Bishop
(760) 873-2400

No Reservations First come, first served
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 25 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $23 per night
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Lake George Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, food storage locker; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Nearby at Lake George
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Lake George, Lake George Boat Landing launch ramp ($7) and boat rentals, Lake Mary, Pack Station, Hiking trails to nearby Lake Barrett, TJ Lake, and Crystal Lake

General Camping Information

Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

Crystal Lake,  Mammoth Lakes, CA

Nearby Crystal Lake

map of campground locations around Mammoth Lakes and Devils Postpile National Monument


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