Convict Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Alert! Major reconstruction of the Convict Lake Road is planned for summer 2015. Expect 30 minute delays on the road and limited access to the day use areas and trail around the East side of the Lake.

A short walk from Convict Lake, the campground is located along Convict Creek.  There are 85 campsites with bear lockers at each campsite.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online or call 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)
Fees $22 per night per site.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used ( typical bear box size 48"x30"x36" )
Closest Towns: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire: Inyo Recreation
Information Center: No RV Hook Ups, There is a dump station

General Information


Located two miles off Highway 395 between Mammoth Lakes and Bishop, west of the Mammoth Yosemite Airport.

General Notes:


Traveling in Bear Country

 A bear-proof locker is located at each site at Convict Lake 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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