Free Campgrounds in the USAwww.eugenecarsey.com

Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
DEADMAN CAMPGROUND
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
LATITUDE: N xx°xx.xxx
LONGITUDE: W xxx°xx.xxx
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

This is a scenic area with crazy landscapes.
From the Mono Lake Basin... Yosemite
National Park, Death Valley National Park,
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, ect... from
Mount Whitney at 14,495' (The highest
mountain in the lower 48 states), to Badwater
Basin, the lowest point at 282' below sea level.
There are extremes everywhere.

Deadman Campground
Near Deadman Campground

Deadman Campground
Near Deadman Campground

Deadman Campground
Near Deadman Campground

OBSIDIAN FLAT GROUP CAMP
Group Campground...

There are dispersed camping areas
and spur roads where you can camp.

BIG SPRINGS CAMPGROUND
Free campground a couple miles east.
There are several free campgrounds...

GLASS CREEK CAMPGROUND
Free campground about a mile north
on Hwy.395

HARTLEY SPRINGS CAMPGROUND
Free campground a couple miles north.

ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS:
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
These are campgrounds that charge a fee
See:
Inyo National Forest Information

Earthquake Fault
Earthquake Fault

Earthquake Fault Information
Earthquake Fault Information

EARTHQUAKE FAULT
Interesting... there was still snow at the
bottom of the fault.

Inyo Craters Trailhead
Inyo Craters Trailhead

Inyo Craters
Inyo Craters

Inyo Craters
Inyo Craters

INYO CRATERS
Road#3S22
Both craters have lakes at the bottom.
1/4 mile walk, with moderate upgrades.

Mono Lake South Tufa
Mono Lake South Tufa

Mono Lake South Tufa
Mono Lake South Tufa

Sierra Nevada Mountains
Sierra Nevada Mountains

Sierra Nevada Mountains
Sierra Nevada Mountains

Owens Valley
Owens Valley Viewpoint on Hwy.395
(Looking south towards Bishop)

Elk on Highway 395
Elk at Wildlife Viewing Area on Hwy.395
Between Big Pine and Independence, CA

BEAR FACTS
This is bear country.

RATTLESNAKE FACTS
Rattlesnakes are common sights.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Shovel, ax and water is always recommended
and may be required for dispersed camping..

Know the weather forecast and be prepared.
Summers get hot and winter brings some
bad snow storms.

DIRECTIONS:
From Bishop take Hwy.395 north
Past Crestview Roadside Rest Area
Turn left on Deadman Road

WARNING:
Be careful where you drive. The roads are
sandy, stay on hard packed surfaces.

Drinking water at Crestview Rest Area
(Hwy.395 south about a mile)

Showers at Reds Meadow Campground.
Showers located in Big Pine.
Buy token at the Mobil Gas Station.
Cost $3.50 for 10 minutes.

Mural in Bishop
Mural located in Bishop, CA

Wireless Internet connections at several
locations in Bishop or Mommoth.

Best Grocery Store in Bishop, CA
is Manor Market on Hwy.168 west
of town. (At the Shell Gas Station)
Much cheaper and fresher produce
than the major food chains...

Also see: ALABAMA HILLS
Also see: BAKER CREEK
Also see:
BLACK ROCK RESERVOIR
Also see:
BRECKENRIDGE
Also see:
BRISTLECONE PINE FOREST
Also see:
BUTTERMILK COUNTRY
Also see:
CHIMNEY PEAK
Also see:
COTTONWOOD CANYON
Also see:
CROWLEY LAKE
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / SALINE
Also see:
DEATH VALLEY / WILDROSE
Also see:
GOVERNMENT WASH
Also see:
KIRCH FLAT CAMPGROUND
Also see:
LAKE ISABELLA
Also see:
MONO HOT SPRINGS
Also see:
PINE CREEK
Also see:
PV PIT CAMPGROUND
Also see:
SEQUOIA NF / HWY 190
Also see:
SHERMAN PASS ROAD
Also see:
TRONA PINNACLES
Also see:
WAGON WHEEL
Also see:
WALKER PASS

Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park

Ellery Lake
Ellery Lake / Hwy.120 - Elevation 9538'

It is recommended to buy a National Parks Pass
Covers entrance fees to all National Parks and
most fees for National Forests and BLM Lands.
Valid one year from month of purchase.

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Chidago Canyon Petroglyphs
Chidago Canyon Petroglyphs

CHIDAGO CANYON PETROGLYPHS
About 20 miles north from Bishop, CA
Including Chidago Petroglyphs, Red Rock
Petroglyphs, Fish Slough Petroglyphs, and
Chalfant Petroglyphs.

Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Arch Off Whitney Portal Road
Alabama Hills Recreation Area

ARCHES OF ALABAMA HILLS
There are hundreds of natural arches and
windows throughout the Alabama Hills.
Located west from Lone Pine, CA

Camped here August 31, 2006

Copyright
www.eugenecarsey.com

Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
INYO NATIONAL FOREST
DEADMAN CAMPGROUND