Millpond Campground

Inyo County Parks

Millpond Campground

Millpond County Park, Inyo County, CA

Millpond Park

Southern Eastern Sierra
Attractions and Activities

South of Mammoth Lakes are a number of wonderful camping areas along the Eastern Sierra. Among them are Convict Lake, Rock Creek, Sabrina Lake, South Lake, and Big Pine.

  • Make reservations early for the Millpond Music Festival, Sept. 15-17, 2017
  • Don't miss the popular Blake Jones Trout Derby in early March at Pleasant Valley Reservoir.
  • Try some bouldering (rock climbing) at Buttermilk, a hilly area just east of the Horton Creek drainage and about 8 miles west of Bishop.
  • Plan to be there for Mule Days in Bishop, Memorial Day weekend.
  • Great fishing at Convict Lake, Rock Creek Lake, and Lake Crowley
  • Wonderful hiking trails leading into the Sierra Nevada
  • Close to beautiful Mammoth Lakes
  • Take a day hike up the trail into Little Lakes Valley
  • Spend a day at Rock Creek Lake's beach area, swimming and fishing
  • Go on a trail ride with Rock Creek Pack Station or near Lake Sabrina and North Lake see Bishop Pack Outfitters.
  • Mountain bike along challenging trails in the Rock Creek area.
  • Fish for trout in popular Bishop Creek or nearby Lake Sabrina and South Lake.
  • Hike up Big Pine Creek past waterfalls to actor Lon Chaney's wilderness cabin.

Key Inyo County Parks Camping Regulations

  1. Fires only in fire rings
  2. Quiet Hours: 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM
  3. Dogs must be on leash and attended at all times.

Millpond Campground

Millpond Campground is adjacent to Millpond County Park, 6 miles northwest of Bishop. The campground is operated by Brown's Campgrounds, a concessionaire for Inyo County Parks. Visitors to the campground find many activities at the adjacent park. The Millpond is popular for swimming, fishing, sailing canoeing, and kayaking. No power boats are allowed on the lake. Included at the park are softball fields, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, and a playground.

Millpond Campground has 72 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. Nineteen of the sites have partial hook-ups. McGee Creek runs through the campground and trees offer plenty of shade.

Campground Basics
Location: South on Ed Powers Road off Highway 395 six miles northwest of Bishop. Then turn west on Sawmill Road to the Millpond Park entrance.
Elevation: 4,100 feet
Mileage from major cities: 267 miles north of Los Angeles
205 miles south of Reno
Number of Campsites: 72
Open - Closed: March through October
Max. People per Site: 4 included in posted price, up to 7 maximum with added fee per person
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle, 2nd vehicle $5
Maximum Length of Stay: 15 days
Pets: On leash, always attended
Operated by Brown's Campgrounds, a concessionaire for Inyo County Parks
Information: (760) 873-5342

Reservations available Reservations contact:
First come, first served usually available
Maximum RV/Trailer Length: No limit
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: Accessible sites and facilities
Fees: $25 per night for standard sites
$30 for electric (30 amp) and water hook-up sites

Millpond Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, some sites with partial hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, concession stand
Showers: Yes, token operated
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Millpond Park, Millpond Music Festival,
September 15-17, 2017;
OHV routes nearby to south and west, Bishop, Owens River, bouldering (rock climbing) at Buttermilks, Lake Sabrina for fishing and boating, Lake Sabrina Landing has boat rentals, free launch ramp, tackle and bait, snacks and drinks, and a cafe; hiking trails into the Sabrina Basin; Trail rides and wilderness trips with Bishop Pack Outfitters

Millpond Campground, Inyo County, CA

Millpond Campground


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