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Crowley Lake Campground

Photo of Crowley Lake Campground new entrance sign with White Mountains and Crowley Lake in background.

Photo of campsite 24 with new lantern holder, picnic table and fire ring.This campground offers stunning views of Crowley Lake and the Glass Mountains to the east.  To the west is the Sierra Nevada mountains and McGee Mountain and Canyon.  Popular activities include lake and stream fishing, boating, windsurfing, horseback riding, hiking, and wildlife viewing.  Crowley Lake and the Town of Crowley Lake are approximately 2 miles away.  The Town of Mammoth Lakes is approximately 10 miles away.  Campground facilities were fully updated during the summer of 2012.

Photo of newly renovated campsite.

Campround Host Positions Available:

Interested in becoming a campground Host? Contact the Bishop Field Office  at 760-872-5008 to get more information.

At a Glance
Fees:First Come, First Served, No reservations accepted.  $5.00/night per site.
Golden Age and Golden Access passes accepted for daily fee discounts.
Number of Sites:

Campground Map (Printable PDF 8.5 x 11 270kb)
47 RV/tent sites, pull through trailer spaces.

Open:Mid-April to October 30
Busiest Season:Fishing opener weekend, July/August
Restrictions:Horses and horse trailers prohibited in campground, dogs must be under the owners control at all times
Closest Town:Crowley Lake (2 miles)

Yes, mid-April to October 30, weather permitting.

Restrooms:4 Vault Toilets
Dumpstation:Cost $5.00.   Recreation passes not valid for dumpstation use, no discounts given.
Campground Host:On-Site
Other Amenities:Campfire rings (bring your own wood), tables, lantern holders


US Highway 395 to Crowley Lake exit. Proceed west through the Crowley Lake Community for 2 miles. Turn north (right) at Crowley Lake Drive and proceed for 2 miles. Follow sign to campground.

GPS Coordinates (WGS84 Decimal Degrees): Latitude 37.569, Longitude -118.768