Big Meadow Campground

Area Status: Closed
A travel trailer parked in the shade of Jeffrey Pines at Big Meadow Campground

This small 11 unit campground is sited along Rock Creek affording wonderful scenery, fishing and a peaceful setting.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the 2023 season due to hydrology issues 
Reservations: No Reservations, Register at Campground.
Fees: $29.00 per night.
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Maximum stay 7 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: Crowley Lake, 8 miles or Bishop, 28 miles
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Passes: The America the Beautiful Access and Senior Passes are honored here for 1/2 price camping.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Bishop go north on Hwy 395 approximately 23 miles (or South from Mammoth Lakes 10 miles) to Toms Place.  Turn west on Rock Creek Road approximately 5 miles. Big Meadow Campground will be on your right about 1/2 mile past Iris Meadow Campground.


Parking is limited.  See the camp host or instructions on the bulletin board for parking additional vehicles.

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8,600 feet