North Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

North Lake Campground is situated among the trees and adjacent to the north fork of Bishop Creek. It is a lovely campground - all sites have shade among the tall Jeffery and Lodgepole pines. Three of the sites are very short walk-in's. The remainder have small parking spots at the sites.  The road to North Lke is partially paved and partially gravel and is narrow and winding.  Trailers and RVs are prohibited.  In the spring and early summer, mosquitoes can be an annoyance.

At a Glance

Reservations: First-come, first-served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $23 per night.
Open Season: June
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Maximum stay 7 days. Active bear area.  All food must be secured overnight and when not attended; bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical bear box size 48" x 30" x 36").  Always keep a clean camp and do not feed animals, squirrels and rodents.
Closest Towns: Bishop: 20 miles away
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are accepted for half priced camping. Follow the instructions on the bulletin board at the campground.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Bishop go west on State Route 168 (Line Street) approximately 18 miles. Turn right on North Lake Rd and go up the hill approximately 2 miles. Follow the signs to the campground 1/2 mile past North Lake.

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Campground Camping

This is a nice tent area frequented by fishermen and backpackers.  No RV's or trailers permitted.

General Info:


Parking at the campground is limited. No trailers or RV's permitted.

Reservation InfoReservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire InformationFires are permitted only in the fireplaces provided.
No. of Sites11 sites
No. of Accessible sitesNone


Toilets Vault toilet
Parking Additional parking in the day use area.
Tent camping Nice area for tents.
Drinking water Piped water in the campground.