Tuff Campground

Area Status: Closed
Colorful tents and a tidy campsite at Tuff Campground.

This campground has 34 campsites and is located just east of the Highway 395/ Rock Creek (Tom's Place) junction. It is frequently one of the first campgounds to open in the Rock Creek area each spring.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season.
Reservations: Some sites may be reserved at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees: $27.00 per night.
Open Season: April
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: July-August
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: Vault 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 Mammoth Lakes go south on US 395 for approximately 13 miles. Take the Tom's Place exit to the east and follow signs to the campground.  From Bishop go north on US 395 for about 24 miles. Take the Tom's Place exit to the east and follow signs to the campground.

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