Forks Campground

Area Status: Closed
Springtime camping at the Forks Campground.

Forks Campground is located near the junction of the South Fork and the Middle Fork of Bishop Creek. Most of the sites are tucked into the aspen and pine trees, some sites are along the banks of Bishop Creek. Bearproof food storage containers available in the campground. 21 campsites. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve at
Fees: $34.00 per night.
Open Season: ...
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Maximum stay 14 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 wildlife.
Closest Towns: Bishop, CA - 11 miles away.
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Flush Toilet (1), Vault Toilet (2)
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are accepted for half priced camping - you can enter your pass number as you make a reservation at  
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Bishop, go west on State Route 168 (Line Street)approximately 15 miles. Turn left at the junction of the South Lake Road, the campground will be the first right turn about 1/4 mile.


For additional parking see the camp host or check the rules on the bulletin board.

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