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Horton Creek Campground

Photo of Horton Creek Campground Entrance Sign with Sierra Nevada Mountains in the background.


Campround Host Positions Available

Interested in becoming a campground Host? Contact the Bishop Field Office  at 760-872-5008 to get more information.

Elevation - 4,975 ft. Campground is located on an alluvial fan, next to Horton Creek with an outstanding view of Mt. Tom and Wheeler Crest in the Sierra Nevada Range. Nearby is the Tungsten Hills. Wintering deer herds often graze in the early spring. Plenty of opportunities for exploring, hiking, sightseeing. Closest amenities are in Bishop (12 miles).


At a Glance
Fees: First Come, First Served, No reservations accepted.  $5.00/night per site.
Golden Age and Golden Access passes accepted for daily fee discounts.
Number of Sites:

Campground Map (Printable PDF 8.5 x 11 285kb)
49 RV/tent sites, pull through trailer spaces.

Open: May 1 through October 30
Usage: Moderate
Busiest Season: September - November
Restrictions: Horses and horse trailers prohibited in campground, dogs must be under the owners control at all times
Closest Town: Bishop (12 miles)

Yes, weather pemitting

Restrooms: 5 Vault Toilets
Dumpstation: Cost $5.00.  Recreation passes not valid for discounted dumpstation fees.
Campground Host: On-Site
Other Amenities: Campfire rings (bring your own wood), tables, lantern holders

Directions: US Hwy 395 north, 8.5 miles to Sawmill Road. Turn left (south) onto Sawmill Road and then take an immediate right (west) onto Round Valley Road for 3 miles. Follow sign to campground.

GPS Coordinates (WGS84 Decimal Degrees): Latitude 37.380, Longitude -118.578