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FOUR JEFFREY, CA

part ofInyo National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: FOUR JEFFREY
Status: Open through Thu Oct 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Four Jeffrey is a mostly shaded campground with gorgeous views of Table Mountain along the South Fork of Bishop Creek. Campers enjoy fishing and swimming in the trout-stocked creek. The nearby John Muir Wilderness provides plenty of hiking opportunities to view impressive lakes and glaciers.

Natural Features:

Four Jeffrey sits in a valley between Grouse Mountain and Table Mountain in Inyo National Park at an elevation of 8,100 feet. With over 2 million acres, the forest is home to many natural wonders, including Mt. Whitney, Mono Lake, Mammoth Lakes Basin and the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest.

Recreation:

The South Fork Bishop Creek beckons anglers with rainbow, brown, brook and Alpers trout. A fish cleaning station is available on-site

The area offers access to several trailheads for hiking and horseback riding into the John Muir Wilderness. The Tyee Lakes Trailhead is less than a mile up the road. The trail highlights epic views of the Inconsolable Range and the peaks surrounding South Lake.

Facilities:

The campground offers several single-family sites, all with picnic tables, food storage lockers and campfire rings with grills. Amenities include accessible flush toilets and drinking water.

Nearby Attractions:

Take the John Muir Trail into the John Muir Wilderness and for breathtaking views of Devils Postpile.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Climbing
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Pack Station
  • Showers
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Fuel Available
  • Pay Phone
  • Restaurant
Know Before You Go
  • Bears frequent the area; keep all food out of sight in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle and remove all food from area after eating
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • Limit 2 passenger vehicles or 1 RV/trailer per site
  • For more information on Inyo National Forest, click here
Hiking within the Inyo Wilderness requires a special permit for both day and overnight stays. These permits are managed through a limited allocation system. Please Click here for more information.
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.25, -118.55
37°15'0"N, 118°33'0"W

From Highway 395 in the center of Bishop, turn west on Line Street (Highway 168) and continue west for 14 miles, then drive south on South Lake Road. The campground is 1 mile up South Lake Road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FOUR JEFFREY

BISHOP  CA  93514

Phone Number:

Information:  (760)872-7018
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