Trailhead Group Campground is located in the eastern high Sierra Nevada Mountains of California at just over 10,000 feet in elevation. Also known as Saddlebag Lake Group Campground, the facility is adjacent to the scenic lake and provides a quiet mountain getaway for groups of up to 25 people. It is within a two-hour drive of Yosemite National Park and Mono Lake, and lies next to the Hoover Wilderness. This is a high elevation facility; please use caution when traveling from lower elevations. The campground opening and closing dates vary; call Inyo National Forest for status. The road to this facility is single-lane and partially paved. Be bear aware; keep all food out of site in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle and remove all food from area after eating; always keep a clean camp and do not feed any wild animals. This facility is operated by Inyo Recreation. Comments are appreciated; see campground hosts or access comment forms online. Hiking within the Inyo Wilderness requires a special permit for overnight stays. These permits are managed through a limited allocation system. Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Mammoth Lakes Visitor Center, (760) 924-5500, or the Mono Lakes Visitor Center, (760) 647-3044.
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- Boat Launch
- Picnic Table
- Potable Water
- Pet Friendly