Twin Lakes Campground

Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes

Twin Lakes Campground, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Upper Twin Lakes Campground

Mammoth Lakes
Attractions and Activities

Visitors at Twin Lakes Campground are close to all the great activities and attractions around Mammoth Lakes.

  • Find excellent fishing in a half dozen big lakes and small streams throughout Mammoth Lakes.
  • Enjoy hiking to scenic lakes for a leisurely picnic.
  • Get your thrills mountain biking on Mammoth Mountain at Mammoth Bike Park.
  • Take advantage of paved bike trails that 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 Twin Lakes Campground Regulations

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

Twin Lakes Campground

Twin Lakes Campground is divided between the eastern and western shores of two Mammoth Lakes. The eastern shore sectiion is known as Upper Twin Lakes. The sites are favorites with anglers and families. At the head of the upper lake is Twin Falls. Nearby are bike trails, hiking trails, riding stables, great fishing and relaxing boating. A general store has boat rentals and supplies. Within the campground is a boat ramp and fishing pier.

All 94 sites in Twin Lakes Campground can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some campsites are close to the lakes while others in the Upper section are a short distance up the hillside. All are within easy walking distance of the lakes and other facilities. A special plus at Twin Lakes Campground is that they offer hot showers. The maximum length of stay here is 7 days.

Twin Lakes Campground Basics
Twin Lakes Campground Location: On either side of the Twin Lakes at Mammoth Lakes
Elevation: 8,600 feet
Mileage from major cities: 320 miles north of Los Angeles
180 miles south of Reno.
Number of Campsites: 94
Open - Closed: Early May through October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $5
Pets: On leash, always attended
Information: (760) 873-2400

Reservations at Twin Lakes Campground
Reservations recommended whenever campground is open, available up to 6 months in advance
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: #48, 49, 50, and 54
Favorite Campsites: #22, 24, 25, 26, 46b, 64, 70, 71, 73, 77, 87, 88, 93
Campground Map: Twin Lakes Campground Map
Fees: $21.24-$24.78 per night
Reservations: Twin Lakes Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Twin Lakes Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, food storage locker; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, boat ramp, store, fishing pier
Showers: Yes
Dump station: Yes
Attractions near Twin Lakes Campground: Twin Lakes, all the other Mammoth Lakes, Devils Postpile, horseback riding, hiking, fishing, boating, mountain biking

General Camping Information

Not all campsites at Twin Lakes 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.

Twin Lakes, Mammoth Lakes, CA

Twin Lakes

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