Big Pine Creek Campground

Big Pine Creek Campground

  • Big Pine Creek Campground, surrounded by sprawling meadows and towering trees, is perfectly situated in the scenic Big Pine Canyon. Campsites are perched along the cool, fish-filled waters of Big Pine Creek. 

    Big Pine Canyon is heralded for having both the largest and southern most glaciers in the Sierra Nevada mountains. 

    The campground sits at 7,600 feet elevation among vegetation like Jeffrey pine, sagebrush, aspen and cottonwood trees.

    Features

    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking

    Facilities

    Campground (25 total sites)

    The creek and nearby Big Pine Lakes are great for fishing. Both water spots have rainbow, brown and brook trout. 
    The North Fork Trail gives hikers access to Big Pine Lakes and the Palisade Glacier. The trail climbs past waterfalls and zigzags through Jeffrey pine, manzanita and sage before it reaches Big Pine Lakes.

    This is a family-friendly and pet-friendly campground. Some campsites boast creek-front access, and each site accommodates a maximum of six campers. Drinking water and vault toilets are provided for basic conveniences. Firewood is sold on-site.

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