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Big Pine Creek Campground

Elevation: 7,600 Feet (2369.1 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Length of Stay: 14 Nights
Maximum RV Size: 45 Feet (14.0 Meters)
Number of Sites: 30 Campsites
Reservation Phone Number: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted
Reservation System: National Reservation System


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Big Pine Creek Campground Reservations



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General Description

Located 10 miles west of Big Pine, California, adjacent to Big Pine Creek. Situated at an elevation of 7600 feet in a stream bottom in a narrow canyon, surrounded with high mountains. Vegetation includes Jeffrey pine, sagebrush, some aspen, and cottonwood trees. Restrooms are provided. Firewood is for sale at the site. Glacier Lodge and Store is just outside the campground. Popular activities include trout fishing, hiking, bird watching, photography and horseback riding. There is wilderness hiking to glacier and lakes in John Muir Wilderness.

Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 night minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 night minimum stay on holidays. There is room for only 2 passenger vehicles or 1 RV/trailer per site. A vehicle is defined as anything that requires a license, including trailers, boats, etc. A trailer is considered a vehicle. Please check in with campground manager upon arrival.

Directions: From Highway 395, turn west on Crocker Street in Big Pine, west up Big Pine Canyon Road for 10 miles to end of road. Turn Left crossing Big Pine Creek and left past Glacier Lodge 100 yards.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-May/2003 through 9-29/2003 .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
FAMILY TENT SINGLE Call for Current Fee
FAMILY STANDARD SINGLE Call for Current Fee



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON RV Camping 45' Max
Yes
ICON Camping Big Pine Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Trout
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Trailhead to Brainard Lake
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding White Moutain Ranger District
Yes
ICON Bird Identification White Mountain Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery White Mountain Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife White Mountain Ranger District
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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