Grays Meadow Campground
Grays Meadow Campground is located on Onion Valley Road in the Inyo National Forest, 6 miles west of Independence. The campground is divided into two sections, Upper and Lower. Visitors to the campground enjoy fishing in nearby Independence Creek, visiting area attractions, and most often hiking into the Sierra from trailhead at the end of the road. After a little more than a mile, hikers begin to pass a series of scenic lakes. The trail continues over Kearsarge Pass into Kings Canyon National Park.
Lower Grays Meadow Campground has 52 campsites near Independence Creek and Upper Grays Meadow Campground has an additional 35 campsites. Thirty-one campsites can be reserved ahead of time, while a good number are set aside as first-come, first-served sites. All of the sites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some campsites have good shade from oaks while others are more open. Campsites #10, 12, 13, 14, 40, 41, 46 and 51 are nearest to the creek.
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.