Description

Looking for a mammoth camping experience? Head to Placer Campground located near Mammoth Pool. At these popular sites you can hang out by the river’s edge, play some tunes by the campfire, and connect with what Sierra style living is all about (BYOB).

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
8
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

Bikers can breeze on the trails in the bass lake ranger district and the high sierra ranger district. in the high sierra, you c...Read more

Boating

Motorized boating is allowed at shaver lake and redinger lake, and there are plenty of opportunities for non-motorized boating:...Read more

Fishing

Lakes and reservoirs are generally open year round; freshwater stream fishing is open from late april to mid november. the best...Read more

Hiking

There’s no shortage of incredible hikes here: nelder grove is home to some of the finest sequoias, and best of all, there are n...Read more

Horseback riding

Equestrians have so much to explore in the sierra national forest! with five wilderness areas, trails, horse camps, and horse r...Read more

Paddling

Paddlers are welcome to explore the lakes in this forest-- many of the rivers are whitewater, so if you are feeling confident a...Read more

OHV

Those looking for some scenic driving have come to the right place. we highly recommend the incredible 100 mile sierra vista sc...Read more

Climbing

Pretty rad rock climbing here-- tollhouse rock and courtright reservoir both have over a hundred climbs. check out the list on ...Read more

Snow sports

You can sled/tube in goat meadow, cross country ski, snowshoe, and snowmobile over 234 miles of trails. china peak ski area off...Read more

Swimming

Bass, huntington and shaver lakes are perfect for swimming, with designated swim areas. you can also swim in these creeks and c...Read more

Whitewater paddling

Whitewater adventurers often come to the sierra national forest for the kings river and merced wild and scenic river. the kings...Read more

Wildlife watching

Wildlife includes mule deer, black bears, coyotes, bobcats, foxes, marmots, porcupines, and quail. you can also find trout, bas...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Placer Campground.

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

4,043ftListing's elevation
750
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July 8th, 2018
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June 20th, 2018
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June 7th, 2017
Park
Sierra National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(559) 297-0706
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
37.37° N, 119.362° W
$18/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 8 Sites
(Up to people per site)