Cottonwood Lakes Walk in Campground
Located in the Horseshoe Meadow Recreation Area, the Cottonwood Lakes trailhead campground has 13 walk-in sites suitable for backpackers and hikers to use the night before they are going to hike to Cottonwood Lakes. Self-register when you arrive. Sites include food storage boxes, tent pads, tables, fire grates, piped water, and toilet facilities.
The backpackers walk in campsites share parking with the Cottonwood Lakes trailhead.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Open. Campfires only in provided campfire ring.|
|Fees:||Walk in sites are $6.00 per night.|
|Closest Towns:||Lone Pine, CA (full service, hospital)|
|Water:||Piped / potable water. Water is off in the winter|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center, Lone Pine, CA, 760-876-6200|
From Highway 395, turn west at the stoplight at the center of Lone Pine, and follow Whitney Portal Road for 3 miles. Then turn south onto Horseshoe Meadow Road. The campground is 24 miles from the town of Lone Pine, California.
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