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LOWER TWIN LAKES AT BRIDGEPORT, CA

Photo: LOWER TWIN LAKES AT BRIDGEPORT
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 22 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Lower Twin Lakes Campground is located just 10 miles from Bridgeport, California. The Twin Lakes area is close by, offering boating, fishing, hiking and horseback riding opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated next to Robinson Creek, just below Lower Twin Lake, at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Massive Jeffrey pines tower over the site, offering partial shade. Aspens, sagebrush and summer wildflowers dot the landscape.

Recreation:

Robinson Creek offers good rainbow trout fishing and can be easily accessed from within the campground. Numerous hiking trails are in the vicinity, including the popular Robinson Creek Trail.

Facilities:

The campground contains several single-family sites with picnic tables, food storage lockers and fire rings with grills. Flush toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Robinson Creek South Campground is nearby, where educational programs are held at its amphitheater on weekends from July 4 through Labor Day.

Nearby Attractions:

Upper and Lower Twin Lakes are within walking distance, offering beautiful mountain scenery, boating, canoeing and fishing for Kokanee salmon and rainbow and brown trout. A public boat ramp and beach are half-mile from the campground.

The rugged and scenic Hoover Wilderness Area can be accessed from the Twin Lakes area and offers additional trails for hiking and horseback riding.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Recycling
  • Trash Collection
Know Before You Go
  • This is Lower Twin Lakes near Bridgeport, not Twin Lakes at Mammoth Lakes
  • Caution: black bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles
  • California fishing regulations are in effect
  • Click here for more info about the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.17278, -119.33111
38°10'22"N, 119°19'52"W

From Bridgeport, California, take Highway 395 and turn south at Twin Lakes Road and travel 9.6 miles. Turn left onto South Twin Road and travel approximately 0.6 miles across the bridge to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

LOWER TWIN LAKES AT BRIDGEPORT
P.O. BOX 472
BRIDGEPORT  CA  93517

Phone Number:

Information:  (760)932-7092
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