Attention Campers: Due to recent fire in area this campground will have no water for the remaining 2014 camping season. Please bring your own water.
Attention: Due to recent fires the main road to the campground are closed. Back road to accsess campground will remain open travel Highway 41 to 222 then to 274 to Beasore Road, to Grizzly Road, to Minarets Road. This will expire on 9/15/14


Mammoth Pool Campground is located half a mile from the recreation area at Mammoth Pool Reservoir. This primitive campground winds through a stand of Ponderosa pine and cedar trees along the San Joaquin River in the midst of a mountainous landscape.The Sierra National Forest, located...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 14 2014   Season Dates

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  • Maximum RV length is 30 feet
  • This is bear country; please keep food in bear-proof lockers
  • The reservoir is closed for boating and fishing from May 1st to June 16th for deer migration
  • In accordance with standard industry practices, Sierra Recreation will be assessing a $7 additional vehicle fee per day on the second vehicle in each single family campsite, and on the third and fourth vehicle in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered as one vehicle for determining additional vehicle fees. The third and fourth motorcycle would also be considered as one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.
  • This facility is operated by Sierra Recreation, A Division of California Land Management, and your comments are appreciated; comment forms are available from campground hosts or on CLM's website
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  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Sierra National Forest Headquarters, (559) 297-0706.
  • No more than two pets per site
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit
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    +When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.


    Mammoth Pool Campground is located half a mile from the recreation area at Mammoth Pool Reservoir. This primitive campground winds through a stand of Ponderosa pine and cedar trees along the San Joaquin River in the midst of a mountainous landscape.

    Natural Features:

    The Sierra National Forest, located on the western slope of the central Sierra Nevada, is known for its spectacular mountain scenery and abundant natural resources. The terrain includes rolling, oak-covered foothills, heavily forested middle elevation slopes and the starkly beautiful alpine landscape of the High Sierra.

    Mammoth Pool Campground is located near the Ansel Adams Wilderness, known for its jagged peaks, including 13,157-foot Mt. Ritter, and numerous lakes and streams.


    Mammoth Pool Reservoir offers a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. A boat ramp is available at the reservoir.

    Hikers can access the nearby French Trail, a 12.7-mile foot trail that provides access to the Ansel Adams Wilderness.


    Each campsite has a picnic table, grill and campfire ring. Vault toilets are provided, but campers must bring drinking water.

    Campers will find a pay phone, gas and camping supplies at nearby Wagner's Mammoth Pool Resort.

    Nearby Attractions:

    A popular pastime in the area is to take a drive on the 83-mile Sierra Vista Scenic Byway.

    Booking Window
    Sat Aug 30 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 16 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
    Peak Fri May 15 2015 Sat Sep 12 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Campfire Rings
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Grills
    • Hiking
    • Host
    • Pets Allowed
    • Self Pay Station
    • Trash Collection
    • Vault Toilets
    • Water Spigot
    • Wildlife Viewing
    Less Than 1 Mile
    • Boat Ramp
    • Boating
    • Fishing
    • Fuel Available
    • General Store
    • Lake Access
    • Pay Phone
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 16 2014 -
    Sep 14 2014
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.62-$23.42
    Peak Season
    May 15 2015 -
    Sep 12 2015

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    37.34417, -119.33111
    37°20'39"N, 119°19'52"W

    From Fresno, California, take Highway 41 north. Turn northeast on Forest Road 200 and pass through North Fork. Take Minarets Road east, follow it 37 miles, turn right on Mammoth Pool Road and follow it 4 miles to Mammoth Pool Campground.
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    Information:  (559)642-3212