Activities and Amenities
Attention: Major reconstruction will be taking place on Rock Creek Road for the duration of the 2015 season. While the road will remain open to traffic throughout the project, visitors may experience delays of up to 30 minutes. Additionally, at certain times, the road may need to be closed for longer periods of time; Monday through Friday.
ROCK CREEK LAKE GROUP CAMP, CA
part ofInyo National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Sun May 31 2015 Season Dates
OverviewRock Creek Lake Group Campground is adjacent to the main Rock Creek Lake Campground. This tent-only site is located near Bishop, Tom's Place and Mammoth Lakes, California in Inyo National Forest.
The high-elevation campground offers a private setting on the banks of scenic Rock Creek Lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains - a perfect location for limitless mountain recreation opportunities.
Fishing, camping, hiking, photography, wildlife viewing and horseback riding at the nearby pack station are popular.
The group site is nestled in a pine forest, perched on the shore of Rock Creek Lake with a view of the water through the trees.
Rock Creek and other waterways in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains are known for exceptional trout fishing. A catch from the lake may including brook, brown, rainbow and stocked Alpers trout, while anglers may be treated to hook golden trout in the backcountry. Power boats are limited to electric motors on the lake.
The group camping area is separate from the main campground, offering plenty of privacy. It can accommodate up to 25 people at a time and is tent-only. No RVs are allowed at the campground, as the site requires visitors to walk from the parking area. There is no trash collection.
Near the campground, visitors can access the magnificent John Muir Wilderness, which stretches for 100 miles along the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Directions from Mammoth Lakes, California: Drive south on U.S. Highway 395 for approximately 13 miles. Take the Tom's Place exit and proceed west up the canyon for about 10 miles. At the lake, follow the signs to the boat dock and group camp.
Directions from Bishop, California: Travel north on U.S. Highway 395 for about 30 miles. Turn left at the Tom's Place exit and proceed west up the canyon for about 10 miles. At the Lake, follow the signs to the boat dock and group camp.
Mailing Address:ROCK CREEK LAKE GROUP CAMP
Phone Number:Information: (760)873-2500