Silver Lake Campground

June Lake Loop

June Lake

Silver Lake Campground, June Lake Loop, CA

Silver Lake Campground

June Lake
Attractions and Activities

For campers at Silver Lake Campground the many attractions of the June Lake Loop are nearby. June Lake Loop is well known as an amazing fishing destination as well as a gateway to many outdoor activities and attractions.

  • Find superb fishing in a string of mountain lakes and fly fishing in nearby upper Owens River.
  • Set out on hiking into the Ansel Adams Wilderness.
  • Try guided trail rides or pack trips to back country fishing spots.
  • Ride the scenic June Mountain Chair Lift.
  • Rent a boat at the June Lake Marina, Big Rock Resort, Gull Lake Marina, or Grant Lake Marina.
  • Visit nearby Mono Lake or Mammoth Lakes.

Key Silver Lake Campground Regulations

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

Silver Lake Campground

Silver Lake Campground is located at the north end of Silver Lake on the June Lake Loop in the Eastern Sierra. The campground is close to good fishing, marinas, boat rentals, hiking trails, fine restaurants, and other attractions. The lake has a 10 MPH speed limit. Nearby Rush Creek is popular for fly fishing.

Some sites in the Silver Lake Campground are along the creek while others are close to the lake. Many are exposed and can be windy at times. All 63 campsites can accommodate RVs, trailers and tents.

Silver Lake Campground Basics
Silver Lake Campground Location: At the north end of Silver Lake on the June Lake Loop
Elevation: 7,200 feet
Mileage/ Driving Times: Sacramento - 220 miles, 4:12
Reno - 150 miles, 2:55
Number of Campsites: 63
Open - Closed: Late April (fishing season opening) through late October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $7
Pets: On leash, always attended
Information: (760) 647-3044

Reservations at Silver Lake Campground
Reservations accepted up to 6 months in advance
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Favorite Campsites: #18, 20, 22, 32, 38, 42
Fees: $23 per night
Reservations: Silver Lake Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Silver Lake Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, food storage locker; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, boat launch ramp
Showers: Yes
Dump station: No
Attractions near Silver Lake Campground: Boating at Silver Lake, boat rentals from Silver Lake Resort, swimming beach at Oh Ridge Day-use area, fishing, marinas with boat rentals, hiking to Fern Lake, June Meadows Chalet Summer Cafe (ride June Mountain chairlift up), Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes, Frontier Pack Train trail rides, cycling

Silver Lake, June Lake Loop, CA

Silver Lake

General Camping Information

Not all campsites at Silver Lake Campground 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.

Silver Lake Campground Map, June Lake Loop, CA
map of campground locations around the June Lake Loop, including Silver Lake Campground


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