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Want to experience some of California’s most beautiful wilderness far from the crowds? Tucked away in Inyo National Forest, the sprawling Lower Lee Vining Campground gives you easy access to nearby Inyo trails and the epic Yosemite National Park. Pitch your tent in these secluded sites right next to the peaceful Lee Vining Creek. Spend your days adventuring through hiking Continue reading...

Want to experience some of California’s most beautiful wilderness far from the crowds? Tucked away in Inyo National Forest, the sprawling Lower Lee Vining Campground gives you easy access to nearby Inyo trails and the epic Yosemite National Park. Pitch your tent in these secluded sites right next to the peaceful Lee Vining Creek. Spend your days adventuring through hiking trails, and your nights staring at the starry skies. Lower Lee Vining is a haven from the hustle and bustle that comes with Sierra camping.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
No. of sites
60
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Wind sports
Surfing
Whitewater paddling

The vibe at Lower Lee Vining Campground

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Hipcamper Mitch
No recommendation provided

Bring a hammock! The campsite is right on the creek, which is narrow enough to possibly even string hammocks up completely across. Nothing more relaxing than that.

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Hipcamper Greg
No recommendation provided

Stayed here on a solo photo adventure I was doing of the eastern sierras, Mono Lake and Bodie. Very convenient location to Mono Lake and Bodie. Many sites are right on the creek which is beautiful. I asked the camp host if he had firewood for sale which he did not but gave me a bundle of his personal firewood at no charge.

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Hipcamper Sadie
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This site is truly the dreamiest. We pitched at night when it was too dark to see and woke up the next morning to a beautiful, foggy aspen grove and the sound of a little creek. So much peace just outside of Yosemite and so close to Mono Lake! Mild winters make for amazing off-season camping.

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Hipcamper Gina
Recommends this listing

big sites. tons of trees. rolling creek. nice bathrooms.

Hipcamper B
No recommendation provided

Not the most scenic camp spot but super convenient if you are looking to get in late night and out early morning to grab a permit for Inyo backcountry from the Lee Vining visitor center.

Hipcamper Max
Recommends this listing

Astrophotography is spectacular under a clear sky with no moon.

Park
Inyo National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(760) 876-6219
Directions
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Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
37.928° N, 119.158° W
$14/night
Tent Only - Hike In: 60 Sites
(Up to people per site)