Agnew Meadows Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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 Sierra and many outdoor activities such as horseback riding, fishing, hiking and photography.The campground is a combination of standard, equestrian, and large group sites.

Only open in summer, Reds Meadow road is a narrow, single lane road. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season
Reservations: No reservations for standard campsites, self register for site on arrival, first-come, first-served.  Group and Equestrian sites can be reserved online at
Fees Standard sites are $25 per night. Equestrian sites are $27 per night. Group sites for 10-20 people are $40-80 per night.
Usage: Heavy
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, full service, hospital.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire: Inyo Recreation
Information Center: Mammoth Welcome Center (760) 924-5500 Historical information 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.

For more information about traveling in bear bear country, click here...

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