French Camp Campground

Area Status: Closed
Colorful tents at French Camp

French Camp is located in the Rock Creek area of the White Mountain Ranger District midway between Bishop and Mammoth Lakes off US 395. This large campground has 86 campsites; campers are permitted to stay 14 nights. CLOSES OCTOBER 30

At a Glance

Reservations: Reserve online at or by calling 1-877-444-6777
Fees: $29.00 per night
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Maximum stay 21 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, 5 miles, Bishop, 24 miles
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Flush toilets
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior and Access Passes are accepted for half priced camping. Follow the instructions on the bulletin board at the campground.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Bishop go north on Hwy 395 approximately 23 miles to Tom's Place.  Turn southwest on Rock Creek Road and go approximately one mile to the campground on the right.


Restrooms may be accessible to wheelchairs with assistance.


See the camp host or instructions on the bulletin board for parking extra vehicles.

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7,500 feet