Bishop Field Office

Tuttle Creek Campground



Elevation - 5,120 ft. Campground is shadowed by some of the most impressive peaks in the Sierra Nevada Range: Mt. Whitney, Lone Pine Peak and Mt. Williamson rise to the west of the campground. To the east is the Alabama Hills with its famous movie history. Beyond the Alabama Hills is the Owens Valley and Inyo Mountains Range. Camping is good throughout the season with plenty of opportunities for exploring, hiking, sightseeing. Closest amenities (groceries, gas) are in Lone Pine (4.5 miles).


 

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


Open:Open Year Round. 
Fees:First Come, First Served, No reservations accepted accept group campsite.
$5.00/night per site, 
Long Term Visitor Area permits accepted
Golden Age and Golden Access passes accepted for daily fee discounts.
Number of Sites:Campground Map (Printable PDF 8.5 x 11 245kb)
83 RV/tent sites, pull through trailer spaces.
Group CampsiteOne group site is located on the south eastern loop with 6 picnic tables and 6 fire rings. This site is reservation only, $30/night, call (760) 872-5008 to reserve.
Usage:Moderate
Restrictions:Dogs must be under the owners control at all times.  This is bear country so food must be secured overnight and when not attended.  Always keep a clean camp and do not feed animals.
Closest Town:Lone Pine (4.5 miles)
Water:Yes, March to the end of October
Restrooms:9 Vault Toilets
Dumpstation:Cost $5.00. Recreation passes not valid for dumpstation use, no discounts given.  Closed in Winter.
Campground Host:On-Site
Other Amenities:

Two horse corrals available (please call ahead to confirm availability). Must provide weed free feed only. Water is not available at the corrals.
Campfire rings (bring your own wood), tables, lantern holders


Directions: From Hwy 395, drive 3.5 miles west of Lone Pine on Whitney Portal Road, then 1.5 miles south on Horseshoe Meadow Road. Follow signs to campground.

GPS Coordinates (WGS84 Decimal Degrees): Latitude 36.565, Longitude -118.127

View to the west and the Sierra from Tuttle Creek Campground