Convict Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed

A short walk from Convict Lake, this campground is located along Convict Creek. There are 85 campsites with bear lockers at each campsite. Many sites are flat and suitable for RVs, however hookups are not available. 

Showers may be used at nearby Convict Lake Resort for a fee. Dump station is located along Convict Lake Road, a quarter-mile from the campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: Convict Lake Campground, Inyo National Forest - 
1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777)
Fees: $33.00 per night per site
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Active bear area, bear boxes are provided and must be used (typical size: 48"x30"x36")
Closest Towns: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire: Recreation Resource Management (RRM)

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.

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

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