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Camping Near Bishop


Camping in the Bishop area brings back childhood memories of roasting marshmallows over an open fire, sleeping under the starlit sky and breathing the cool, fresh, pine scented air. You can relive those times and create even more memories for yourself and your children and grandchildren in one of the many campgrounds the Bishop Area has to offer.

Most campgrounds in the Inyo National Forest are first come-first served, but a few such as group campgrounds for Boy Scouts and church groups are available on a reserve basis.


Brown’s Town Campground (in Bishop) 
150 shady RV & tent sites next to the golf course, south of Bishop. Cafe and country store specialize in hot and cold sandwiches, homemade pies, old fashioned ice cream fountain, fine candies and souvenirs. Enjoy the free museum, park & horseshoe pits.  Electric & water hookups, showers.
Phone: 760-873-8522

Brown’s Millpond Campground
60 RV and tent sites next to Inyo County’s Millpond Park, six miles north of downtown Bishop.  Electric & water hookups, hot showers, coin-op laundry.  Ball fields, tennis courts, playground, fishing pond, and horseshoe pits.
Phone.  760-873-5342

Cardinal Village Resort (in Bishop Creek Canyon)
Located at the bottom of glacially scoured Bishop Creek Canyon, Cardinal Village Resort has an incomparable alpine setting for fishermen, hikers, and other urban escapees alike. The resort offers fully equipped cabins, many with kitchenettes. The restaurant is open seven days a week from 8 AM to 3 PM with a breakfast and lunch menu. They serve dinner on the outdoor deck Mondays and Tuesdays from mid-June until mid-August. (Call for reservations.) A gift-shop and mini-mart is also on the premises and has all the necessities for the vacationer. The resort is only a mile or so below Lake Sabrina and just above the Aspendell community. Creek fishing, a stocked fishing pond ideal for children, and short hiking trails are accessible right at the resort.
Phone: 760-873-4789

Creekside RV Park (in Bishop Creek Canyon)
Nestled alongside the South Fork of Bishop Creek in Bishop Creek Canyon, Creekside RV Park offers full hookup RV sites, rental trailers and tent sites. Clean restrooms, a store and cafe round out the conveniences, not to mention the great fishing and creek and a stocked trout pond (for guests only).
Phone: 760-873-4483.

Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds (in Bishop)
Open year-round & conveniently located near downtown Bishop. 42 Sites with water & sewer hook-ups. Each Site has 20,30 &50 amp electricity. Large sites can accommodate RV’s up to 40′. Groups Welcome. Meeting rooms and horse boarding available.
Phone: 760-873-3588

Highlands RV Park (in Bishop) 
Located on North Sierra Highway (Hwy 395) just one mile north of downtown Bishop, Highlands RV Park is open year-round and offers full hookup RV sites.
Phone: 760-873-7616

The Inn at Benton Hot Springs (north of Bishop via HWY 6)
 Open year round, 39 miles north of Bishop.  The facility features 10 camping sites with hot tubs fed by natural hot springs.  Each site features private hot tub, picnic table and fire pit.  Visitors can pitch a tent or park an RV (no hookups).  Trees separate the bathing areas where clothing is optional and discretion is encouraged.
Phone:  760-933-2287.

Keough’s Hot Springs Resort (7 miles south of Bishop)
Open year round, adjacent to the historic Keough’s Hot Springs – the largest natural hot springs pool in the Eastern Sierra.  10 water and electric sites, plus dry camping and luxury tent cabins.
Phone:  760-872-4670

Parchers Resort (in Bishop Creek Canyon) 
Nestled between Bishop Creek and Green Creek, Parchers has an alpine setting that is spectacular for fishermen and hikers alike. Parcher’s offers beautiful RV spaces in picturesque Bishop Creek Canyon. Parcher’s also offers cabins that are fully equipped, most with kitchenettes. The restaurant is open Thursday through Monday and serves a complete breakfast and lunch menu. A gift-shop and mini-mart is also on the premises and has all the necessities for the vacationer. The resort is only 1 mile from South Lake. Creek fishing and several hiking trails are accessible right at the resort.
Phone: 760-873-4177

J Diamond RV Park (In Bishop)
A full service RV park, with 60 sites. located in in downtown Bishop, you’ll be close to everything you need, shopping, Schat’s Bakkery, tackle shops and more!
Phone: 760-872-7341


USFS Forest Service Campgrounds in Bishop Area
White Mountain Ranger Station – Inyo National Forest
Phone: 760-873-2500

National Recreation Reservation Service
For select and group Forest Service campgrounds
Phone: 877-444-6777

Bureau of Land Management 
Phone: 760-872-5000

Inyo County Parks & Recreation (campgrounds & parks)
Also info on holding weddings & events at county parks
Phone: 760-873-5577

Rental Trailers

Adventure in Camping (Mammoth Lakes, CA, covering Bishop Campgrounds) 
We park the rental trailer in the campground of your choice. Choose from 12 floor plans and over 2200 campsites all trailers include shower, tub, basin, refrigerator, freezer, oven, range, flush toilet, forced air, hot and cold running water, dishes pots pans and utensils.
Phone: (760)935-4890

E-Z Kampin Rentals (Lone Pine, CA, Set-Up and Pick-Up Service South to Diaz Lake – North to Independence Creek Campground) 
You can come to Lone Pine and rent trailers, or camping gear from us in Lone Pine at 120 S. Main St., #6 or we will set-up and pick-up for you from Diaz Lake to Independence Creek Campground. Visit our website for all of the details on what we offer!!
Phone: (760) 876-7718

Camping Gear

Need a new tent, fuel, sleeping bags, warm clothing, or new boots? Be sure to stop into one of our local shops who have the knowledge of what you’ll need to have a great time in the Eastern Sierra!

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