Those camped at Pumice Flat Campground are close to the Devils Postpile and Reds Meadow with a variety of attractions for outdoor enthusiasts. In the summer unless you have a camping reservation, visitors must take the Reds Meadow Shuttle Bus from the Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort into the area.
Pumice Flat Campground is along the meandering upper Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River. The area offers great opportunities for fly fishing and hiking. Within a short distance are Minaret Falls and Starkweather Lake. A little more than a mile away are Devils Postpile National Monument and Sotcher Lake.
A narrow access road leads to Pumice Flat Campground. While camping here drivers may bypass the Red's Meadow Shuttle Bus, but are still required to pay a $10 entrance fee. The shuttle only operates in summer. Pumice Flat Campground has 17 sites for RVs, trailers, and tents in a lodgepole pine forest. All the sites are first come, first served.
Pumice Flat Group Campground has 4 group sites among the trees and well separated from one another. The campground is south of the main Pumice Flat Campground and on the opposite side of the road. Two of the group campsites can accommodate up to 20 people and 3 vehicles (maximum length 30 feet), another up to 30 people and 8 vehicles (maximum length 40 feet), and another up to 50 people and 10 vehicles (maximum length 40 feet). Each site has picnic tables, campfire rings, and food storage lockers.
Campground Map: Pumice Flat Group Campground Map Fees: $68, $102, and $169
Reservations: Pumice Flat Group Campground Reservations
Pumice Flat Group 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 to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite. Purchase firewood locally to avoid spreading pests.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate