Mammoth Pool Campground
Mammoth Pool Campground

Mammoth Pool Campground

Mammoth Pool Campground is currently closed.

  • Mammoth Pool will be closed the entire 2020 - 2022 camping season due to a massive hazard tree removal.

    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.

    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.

    Features

    • Boating
    • Fishing
    • Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (47 total sites)

    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.

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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 $10 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.

    • Click here for more information about Sierra National Forest.

    • 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 firewood.ca.gov.