Description

If you’ve been hankering to get off the grid and give roughing it a try, it’s time to head to the Buckeye Campground, located just a hike’s distance away from nearby Yosemite. Hot springs lie due east of the campground and provide shady areas for communing with nature. If you prefer to take a more hands-on approach, there’s plenty of fishing in Buckeye Creek available as well.

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If you’ve been hankering to get off the grid and give roughing it a try, it’s time to head to the Buckeye Campground, located just a hike’s distance away from nearby Yosemite. Hot springs lie due east of the campground and provide shady areas for communing with nature. If you prefer to take a more hands-on approach, there’s plenty of fishing in Buckeye Creek available as well. Be sure to pack in your own water!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
68
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Buckeye Campground.

Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Buckeye Campground

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Hipcamper Megan
Megan M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 4th, 2015

The thing about this camp ground is that it's actually not open and you have to drive over the creek and up the hill to find what I can only imagine is what the mono county campground site describes as a parking lot. That's where you actually pitch a tent. I saw no country store, no resort, and no shell station the way I went. Apparently there are different ways in. All the folks we met were as sweet and polite as punch. Loved it. You just have to make peace with it being unclear and difficult to find, but you will!

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Hipcamper Nick
Nick L.
recommends this listing.
December 18th, 2018

A long drive off of the main highway but well worth the solitude and scenery. No cell service and last I checked the water sources were out. Pit toilets, fire ring, bear boxes, and picnic tables available.

Hipcamper Nora V.
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2018
Hipcamper Michael L.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Hadas T.
recommends this listing.
December 23rd, 2018
Hipcamper Megan C.
recommends this listing.
May 9th, 2017
Park
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(775) 331-6444
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.239° N, 119.325° W
$15/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 68 Sites
(Up to people per site)