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
Tent or RV sites
68 sites
Up to guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No potable water


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Buckeye Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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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 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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August 2nd, 2019
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May 9th, 2017
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(775) 331-6444
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38.239° N, 119.325° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 68 Sites
(Up to people per site)