Trumbull Lake Campground

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

Virginia Lakes

Trumbull Lake Campground at Virginia Lakes, Mono County, CA

Trumbull Lake Campground

Bridgeport Area
Attractions and Activities

For those camping at Trumbull Lake Campground, the greater Bridgeport area offers a number hiking trails, lakes, and mountains to explore. To the south is Mono Lake with all its wonders.

  • 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 Trumbull Lake 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.

Trumbull Lake Campground

Trumbull Lake Campground is 6 miles west of Highway 395 in the Virginia Lakes area, between Mono Lake and Bridgeport. Campsites are near scenic Trumbull Lake which offers canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Anglers in float tubes do well on Trumbull Lake. Towering mountains rise on either side of the valley. The beautiful Virginia Lakes are within easy walking distance. Gas motored boats are not allowed in any of the lakes in the area. The Virginia Lakes Resort has rowboat rentals, a store, and a cafe serving breakfast and lunch.

The 33 campsites at Trumbull Lake Campground are set in a forest of lodgepole pines which provide plenty of shade. Several sites have partial lake views. One site is designated only for RVs, while the rest can accommodate RVs, trailer, and tents. There are 3 double and one triple campsites. Two-thirds of the sites at Trumbull Lake Campground are available for reservations and the rest are first-come, first-served. (Only reservable campsites are shown on the map below.)

Campground Basics
Turnbull Lake Campground Location: Off Virginia Lakes Rd., 6 miles west of Highway 395
Elevation: 9,700 feet
Mileage/ Driving Times: Stockton - 178 miles, 3:34
Reno - 134 miles, 2:32
Number of Campsites: 33
Open - Closed: June through mid-October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $5
Pets: On leash, always attended
Information: (760) 932-7070

Reservations at Trumbull Lake Campground
Reservations available Most sites can be reserved, others first come, first served
Booking Window: Reservations taken from 4 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival.
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Favorie Campsites: #3, 4, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, 31
Fees: $23 per night
Reservations: Trumbull Lake Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Trumbull Lake Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, grill, food storage locker; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, piped water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Turnbull Lake Campground: Trumbull Lake and Virginia Lakes (no swimming or gas motors) for fishing, boating; trails to more lakes in the Hoover Wilderness, Mono Lake, Bodie historic gold mining town

Trumbull Lake, Mono County, CA

Trumbull Lake

Trumbull Lake Campground Map, Virginia Lakes, CA

General Camping Information

Not all campsites at Trumbull 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.

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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