Camping Blogs

Inyo National Forest Re-Opens on September 16

Aug 31, 2021 / Visit Mammoth

Updated at 4:45 pm on September 14 The Inyo National Forest will reopen on September 16. View the press release from the Inyo National Forest for more details. Although the forest around Mammoth Lakes will be completely open for recreation, fire restrictions are still in place to mitigate fire risk... MORE

6 Ways to Camp Responsibly in Mammoth Lakes

Jun 26, 2020 / Meghan Miranda

Learn more about how to be a responsible camper when you visit Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Where Campers can Find Public Showers in Mammoth Lakes

Apr 21, 2019 / Visit Mammoth

 The option of a refreshing shower is always a nice addition to any camping trip. MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Camping Etiquette

Jul 18, 2018 / Monica Prelle

Wherever you pitch your tent or park the RV it is important to follow camping regulations and the unwritten rules of camping etiquette.  MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Bear Safety in Mammoth Lakes

Jul 01, 2017 / Monica Prelle

These tips will keep you (and the bears) safe while you're visiting Mammoth Lakes. MORE

Winter Camping Essentials for the Mammoth Lakes Region

Dec 08, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Snow is on the ground and the temperatures are near freezing, but die-hard... MORE

Eastern Sierra Essentials: Starting, Maintaining and Extinguishing Campfires

Sep 24, 2015 / Christie Osborne

A campfire is essential for many campers. Make sure you know exactly what you're doing with your campfire before you head into the backwoods. MORE

Backpacking Near Mammoth Lakes for Beginners

Aug 04, 2015 / Monica Prelle

Backpacking is a combination of hiking and camping. You are basically hiking your overnight gear into a wilderness location and spending a night or two camping in the great outdoors. Before you trek out on a backpacking trip for a night or a few there are a few things to know about backpacking in Mammoth Lakes. MORE