Trailhead Group

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Camp Type: Tent
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Restroom: Flushing
Permit: Unknown
Shower: No
Wifi: Not available
Entrance Fee: $94.00
Campfire: Limited use
Pet Fee: None
Leash Rule: On Leash
Description

Camp with family or friends in the High Sierras at the Trailhead Group Site. This facility sits near Saddlebag Lake at an elevation of ruffly 10,000 feet. Up to 25 people can come here to enjoy a mountain retreat together. The group location is for tents only. There are flushing toilets and picnic tables available on-site. Enjoy pawtastic views of the water and surrounding mountains when you camp here. 

The campground is within walking distance of Saddlebag Lake and at the edge of a pine forest. Take your boat to the ramp and cruise the water. This reservoir offers brown, brook, and rainbow trout fishing. The speed limit on the water is 15 mph. If you don't have a watercraft, you can cast your line from shore. Keep your California fishing license handy. 

Hankering for a hike? There's a furrific trail nearby! Check out Twenty Lakes Basin Loop for a scenic walk by some alpine lakes. The rocky pathway is about eight miles long and offers views of wildflower-dotted meadows, waterfalls, and peaks like Tioga Crest and Shepherd Crest. During your travels, watch for mule deer, black bears, and other wildlife. If your explorations include plans to enter the Hoover or Ansel Adams Wilderness, check with the ranger about any applicable permits. 

Bring your four-legged pal camping with you, but keep them attended and on-leash at all times. They can even join you on the trails. Immediately collect their poop and throw it in the garbage to avoid attracting potentially dangerous wildlife.

The Trailhead Group Site sees plenty of traffic and is available by reservation only.  Plan an organized outing to the high Sierra Mountains with other outdoor enthusiasts. You'll have opportunities to play on land and water here. This site is also within a few hours' drive of Mono Lake and Yosemite National Park. For your protection, the campground provides boxes where you can store your food and other materials that may attract bears. 

Safety
Forest, Mountains, Lake
Mountain Lions, Bears
Address
Trailhead Group Campsite Saddlebag Lake Rd
Lee Vining, CA 93541
Open Months
June - October
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Address
Trailhead Group Campsite Saddlebag Lake Rd
Lee Vining, CA 93541
Open Months
June - October