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Camp High Sierra

Camp High Sierra
869 Lake Mary Rd.
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
760.934.2368 (summer only)

Directions

Exit Highway 395 at the Mammoth Lakes turnoff (Hwy. 203), and continue straight into Mammoth Lakes onto Main Street.

Vehicle Access

Proceed through town on Main Street past the 3rd signal (Canyon Blvd), which then turns into Lake Mary Road. Look for the Camp High Sierra sign set back on the left side of the road, turn left at the sign.

RV/Trailer Access

Proceed through town on Main Street past the 3rd signal (Canyon Blvd), which then turns into Lake Mary Road. Turn left onto Kelly Road, then right onto Majestic Pines Drive, then another right onto the dirt road between the first two houses past the intersection.

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Check-In/Check-Out

Check-In: 2PM
Check-Out: 11AM

The Front Desk is inside the recreational lodge. Late arrivals, early departures and no-shows will be charged for their entire reservation.

Campground Information

  • Walk-ups welcome when space is available.
  • Front Desk is open 8:00AM–8PM.
  • The Front Desk for check-in is inside the recreational lodge, where you can also purchase firewood and sundries, including bug spray and sunscreen.
  • Wild animals are common within the campgrounds. Please keep your campsite clean as not to attract animals. Do not feed any animals. 
  • Showers are available for $5 to non-registered campers. Please check-in and pay in advance at the Front Desk before using showers. 
  • Camp High Sierra is dog friendly. Local leash laws apply and dogs should never be left unattended.
  • Each campsite is allowed two vehicles: one car/one tow vehicle or two cars. All vehicles must be parked within designated spot. If space is available, each additional car is $5 per site per day and must be parked in overflow parking near the lodge.

Campsites - Max Occ. 6 
All campsites include a fire pit, picnic table and bear box (dimensions: 34" W x 38" H x 28" D.) Three tents are permitted per site. Please keep all personal items within designated campsite. Access to shared water spigot, shared bathrooms and showers.

Trailer/RVs - Max Occ. 6
Maximum trailer/RV length is 32 feet. Three tents or two tents and a camper are permitted per site. Please keep all personal items within designated campsite. All sites include a fire pit, picnic table and bear box (dimensions: 34" W x 38" H x 28" D.) Sites with electrical hookups, located near campsites, allow 15 amps of electricity per campsite and have access to shared water spigot, shared bathrooms and showers. Please bring your own extension cords and garden hoses.

Primitive Cabins - Max Occ. 6
Cabins include 6 twin beds, wall heater, small table with chairs, outdoor fire pit, and picnic table. Guests staying in the cabins need to provide their own bedding, cooking utensils and dishes. Electricity is available in the cabins suitable to charge phones or other small devices. Access to a shared water spigot, shared bathrooms and showers. Cooking is not permitted in the cabins. 

Utility Cabins - Max Occ. 4

Cabins include 2 twin bunk beds, wall heater, and small table with 2chairs, outdoor fire pit, and picnic table. Unit has stall with toilet and sink. Guests staying in the cabins need to provide their own bedding, cooking utensils and dishes. Electricity is available in the cabins suitable to charge phones or other small devices. Cooking is not permitted in the cabins. 

Policies & Restrictions

Policies are based on arrival date and are per cabin or space reserved. Rates may be subject to change without notice. Late arrivals and early departure nights will be charged. Specific campsite is not guaranteed.

Bear Boxes
Please remember, you are entering an area frequented by bears. Bear boxes are provided at each camp site. All food, cosmetics, other scented items and coolers must be stored in a bear box or a locked vehicle out of sight (bears know what to look for).

Campfires, BBQs and Open Flames - Subject to Weather and Conditions
Fire pits - max height of fires is 18". Firewood can be purchased at the lodge. All open flames including campfires, charcoal, and open flames may be prohibited without notice due to weather and dry conditions. Please plan for any unexpected changes.  

Noise Restrictions
Camp quiet hours are 10PM–7AM.
Generator use is allowed 8AM–8PM.
No amplified noise, including music or voices permitted at any time.

Parking
Each campsite is allowed two vehicles: one car/one tow vehicle or two cars. All vehicles must be parked within designated spot. If space is available, each additional car is $5 per site per day and must be parked in overflow parking near the lodge.

Pet Policy
Dogs are welcome in camp for no additional fee, but must remain with you at all times. They must also be on a leash when they are outdoors, inside with you at night, with you when you are away from your cabin or campsite, and always kept as quiet as possible. Local leash laws apply.

Deposit & Cancellation

Mammoth Reservations is happy to assist you in reserving activities for your stay or to answer questions about your reservation. Please call us at 800.MAMMOTH. For group reservations, please contact your group leader.

Advance deposit of the full reservation total plus tax is required at the time of booking. You may cancel or change up until 14 days prior to the arrival date and only forfeit a $50 cancellation fee. Cancellations or changes within 14 days of arrival will result in full forfeiture of the deposit. No-shows and early departures for any reason, including weather and personal injury, are subject to full forfeiture of entire reservation total and tax. All policies, rates, and fees subject to change without notice.  

Example: A lodging reservation start date of Monday June 20, 2022 must be cancelled by Sunday, June 5, 2022 by 11:59PM for a full refund. 

If you want to change or cancel an existing reservation, you must call us at 800.MAMMOTH or submit an online cancellation request.

Activity Cancellation Policy

Enforcement of Maximum Occupancy

The premises are for the sole use as a personal vacation residence and must not exceed the maximum occupancy established for each space or cabin. No other guests, visitors or persons are permitted. If the premises are used, in any way, by more than the maximum posted occupancy, the Occupant could be charged an additional per person, per night penalty fee; and the Occupant, Authorized Guests and all others may be required to immediately leave or be removed from the premises. Additional fines will be enacted if these and additional policies are violated. Policies subject to change without notice.  

Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation (MMCF) 

Your reservation will be charged a $1 per night donation. 100% of these donations will directly benefit the Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation. You may choose to decline this donation upon check-in.

The Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation raises funds to provide an added margin of excellence for academic and athletic programs as well as learning facilities to benefit our community's children. By supporting children in the Mammoth Community who study, train and compete in our eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, we will help them reach the highest levels in the United States. The Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation can only be effective in developing world class students, athletes and citizens, with your help. We are pursuing some lofty programs and goals because we believe in our kids and we believe you care about them as well. 

Camp High Sierra is operated by Mammoth Mountain Ski Area under an agreement issued by the City of Los Angeles through the Department of Recreation and Parks.