Agnew Meadows Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
This area is Closed

Campground closed for the 2016 season.

Corrals will be reconstructed in 2016, however campground construction is delayed. The campground will remain closed for the 2016 season. When rebuilt, this campground will have a combination of standard, equestrian, and group sites.

Agnew Meadows Campground is located in the Reds Meadow Valley, just west of Mammoth Lakes, California. Popular with large families, this campground provides access to some of the most spectacular wilderness in the Sierras and many outdoor activities such as horseback riding, fishing, hiking and photography.

Narrow, single lane road. Only accessible in summer. Accessible by private vehicle only if camping.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Reds Meadow Road is open, expect traffic delays due to mudslide.
Reservations: No Reservations for standard sites, Register for site on arrival, first-come, first-served.  Group sites can be reserved online at
Fees Standard sites are $22 per night. Equestrian sites are $24 per night. Group sites for 10-20 people are $75 per night.
Open Season: Closed until further notice due to Wind Storm Damage
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Campers may drive into Reds Meadow Valley; however shuttle fee applies. Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical bear box size 48"x 30"x 36").
Closest Towns: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire: Inyo Recreation
Information Center: Wind Storm Damage Information

General Information


Take US 395 to State Highway 203. Head west to and through the town of Mammoth Lakes. At the 2nd traffic light, turn right onto Minaret and continue up the mountain past Mammoth Mountain Main Lodge and Minaret Vista Station.

General Notes:


Traveling in Bear Country

Historically, there has been a high level of bear activity at Agnew Meadows Campground. A bear-proof locker is located at each site at Agnew Meadows Campground. All food and scented items must be stored in the lockers. All trash must be disposed of in the bear proof trash receptacles. Do not store food, trash or scented items in your vehicle.

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