Paha Campground

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Lower Twin Lake

Paha Campground near Twin Lakes, Mono County, CA

Paha Campground

Bridgeport Area
Attractions and Activities

For those camping at Paha Campground, the greater Bridgeport area offers a number hiking trails, lakes, and mountains to explore.

  • Bridgeport Reservoir is known as an excellent fishing destination.
  • Travertine Hot Springs is a soothing 103 degrees.
  • Bodie State Historic Park is a favorite with history buffs, photographers, and the public in general.
  • To the south are Mono Lake and the scenic June Lake Loop.
  • Twin Lakes are known to produce many of the largest brown trout on record.
  • Hike into the Hoover Wilderness from one of many trailheads within easy distance of Bridgeport.
  • Hike from the Upper Twin Lake to scenic Barney Lake.

Key Paha Campground Regulations

  1. Fires are only permitted in fire rings.
  2. Quiet Hours: run from 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.

Paha Campground neighbors Robison Creek Campground just east of Twin Lakes in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Great fishing is all around with trophy brown trout lurking in Lower Twin Lake and feisty brook trout in nearby streams. Supplies are only 10 miles away in Bridgeport or a mile up the road at Twin Lakes Resort where they have a marina with boat rentals, a store, laundromat and showers, and an RV park.

Paha Campground has 19 single sites and 1 double campsite. Some campsites are among the trees while others are more exposed.

Paha Campground also has a Yurt available. The Yurt can sleep up to 5 people with its bunk beds. Visitors bring their own bedding, towels, and camp supplies. Cooking is outdoors. No pets are allowed inside. There is a two-night minimum stay at $100. Then add $45 per additional night.

Campground Basics
Paha Campground Location: 10 miles west of Bridgeport on Robinson Creek, 1 mile from Lower Twin Lake
Elevation: 7,040 feet
Mileage/ Driving Times: Stockton - 169 miles, 3:45
Reno - 125 miles, 2:38
Number of Campsites: 21
Open - Closed: May through October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $5
Maximum Length of Stay: 14 days
Pets: On leash, always attended
Operated by Westrek Services for Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Information: Bridgeport Ranger District
(760) 932-7070

Reservations available whenever campground is open
Booking Window: Reservations taken from 4 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival.
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 35 feet
Accessible Sites: #8
Favorite Campsites: # 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19
#7 Yurt
Fees: $23 per night
Yurt - $45 per night
Reservations: Paha Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Paha Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, food storage locker; no hook-ups
Campground: Flush toilets, piped water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Paha Campground: Twin Lakes, boating, fishing, interpretive programs at Robinson Creek Campground, trails leading to Yosemite, Bodie Historic Gold Mining Town, Bridgeport, Hunewill Guest Ranch

Yurt at Paha Campground near Twin Lakes, Mono County, CA

Yurt at Paha Campground

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 for Paha Campground to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite. Purchase firewood locally to avoid spreading pests.

Accessible Sites

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

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