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Glass Creek Campground Inyo National Forest California

Glass Creek Overview

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Glass Creek campground is located in the Inyo National Forest just north of¬†Mammoth Lakes at an elevation of 7,600 feet. This is a primitive (dry) campground with vault toilets (no water), but offers about 66 large campsites for tents, trailers and RVs. Each campsites also has a table and fire ring. It’s a great base camp for OHV enthusiasts to explore the Owens River and Obsidian Dome areas.

Our favorite Glass Creek campsites are: 6, 18, 19, 31 and 44.

Glass Creek – Area Recreation

Outdoor recreation in the area includes OHV riding, hiking, biking, fishing, mountain biking, and wildlife viewing.

Big Springs (primitive) campground is also located nearby. The nearest developed campgrounds are located at June Lake and include Gull Lake, June Lake, Oh Ridge and Reversed Creek.

Reservations:

First Come, First Served

Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Group Pavilion
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
Activities
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wilderness Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
Mammoth Lakes, California 93546
760 647-3044
Lat / Long:

37.75222, -118.99353

Best Campsites

6, 18, 19, 31, 44.

Regions
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

April – October

Elevation:

7600

# of Campsites:

50

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Glass Creek Scenic View
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Glass Creek Comments & Reviews

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2 Comments on “Glass Creek”

  1. Phillip says:

    I was introduced to glass creek in 1966. At 11 years of age, my Dad loved this area. We tent camped back then. Only locals, mostly, knew of this place. Now, since the advent of plush trailers (those regarded as “Glampers”), everybody’s on the bandwagon. That’s cool, but it sure makes it difficult for avid campers to continue their passion up against those who’d never of camped in the first place. Hey whatever. Still, if ya’ll can get a spot anywhere these days in the High Sierra, you’re doing well. We camped back when camping wasn’t trendy. These days, I have to go early in the Spring or wait until late September or October to get a spot to camp anywhere in this area. That’s when most of the “Glampers” are gone because it’s too cold or they have kids in school. I’ve been there, done that too. Glass creek is truly one of the best dry campgrounds that the High Sierra has to offer. It’s close to 395, close to fishing streams and lakes, close to Mammoth and June Lake, but mostly, at least it used to be, very secluded, peaceful, and restful. Hope it remains clean, useful and accessible for years to come. Just saying. Cheers.

  2. My wife & I camped at Glass Creek Campground in Sept & Oct of ’17 and absolutely loved it. As mentioned in the description, it’s not far from Mammoth Lakes – 10 minutes – which has everything one could need. We were there over Labor Day & the place was full. Other than that, it was at about a 50 percent capacity most of the time.

    The campground is right off 395, but far enough where I don’t remember hearing road noise – it was fairly quiet & had a great group of campers. Many were there for fairly lengthy stays, so it definitely had somewhat of a community feel to it … which we enjoyed. We made friends that we still speak to to this day. In fact, two of the them stayed with us at Spring Cove Campground for a week when we were campground hosting there the Summer of ’18.

    Of course, with town 10 minutes down the road, Mono Lake a bit farther in the opposite direction and Yosemite 30 min away, there’s plenty to see & explore.

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