Description

Let’s be real here—Big Meadow Campground is where it’s at. Even the name itself conjures up the dreamy beauty of this larger yet chilled out camping spot. Just a stone’s throw from California’s infamous Pacific Crest trail, campers looking for something more low-key can explore down the nearby hiking trails to a few postcard-worthy waterfalls. Big Meadow is one of Inyo Forest’s

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Let’s be real here—Big Meadow Campground is where it’s at. Even the name itself conjures up the dreamy beauty of this larger yet chilled out camping spot. Just a stone’s throw from California’s infamous Pacific Crest trail, campers looking for something more low-key can explore down the nearby hiking trails to a few postcard-worthy waterfalls. Big Meadow is one of Inyo Forest’s most popular spots, but lucky for us campsites still are secluded enough to feel like part of the great outdoors.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
11
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

There are single tracks and dirt roads here, offering something for bikers of all levels. the easy trails include a 1.2 mile lo...Read more

Boating

Sabrina lake has a boat launch, rentals, marina and tackle shop, and there are no fees! ideal for summertime fishing. the...Read more

Fishing

Did we mention there are over 400 lakes and 1,000 miles of rivers and streams? no? well, you can imagine how great the fishing ...Read more

Hiking

There are so many trails here! you can explore the breathtaking mountains, see the hundreds of lakes and never run into another...Read more

Horseback riding

There are a good number of horse campgrounds to stay at, as well as pack stations that will give you all of the info you need, ...Read more

Paddling

Many of the lakes allow non-motorized boating, which means kayakers, canoers, and other small paddling boats are welcome out in...Read more

OHV

There’s an expansive network of routes for off-road vehicles to explore: spanning 2,000 miles, you can drive up into the mounta...Read more

Climbing

Mountain climbers and boulderers will find enough ground to play on. mammoth lakes has some moderate climbs, with great names l...Read more

Snow sports

Thanks to the abundant snowfall, cross country skiers have plenty to explore, especially in the mammoth lakes area. gorp offers...Read more

Swimming

June lake has a swimming beach to suit all your swimming needs, and there is a solid number of campgrounds that offer swimming ...Read more

Wildlife watching

The inyo forest is home to black bears, mountain lions, mule deer, pine marten, pika, coyotes, raccoons, bobcats, martens, foxe...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Meadow Campground.

Beach
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream or ...
Waterfall
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Park
Inyo National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(760) 876-6219
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
37.51° N, 118.714° W
$22/night
Tent / Van: 11 Sites
(Up to people per site)