California Camping Areas

Old Shady Rest

Old Shady Rest camping area is a picturesque campground located in the state of California. It offers a range of amenities to ensure a comfortable camping experience. The campground provides tent and RV sites, each equipped with picnic tables and fire rings. Restrooms and drinking water are conveniently available on-site, along with trash disposal facilities. Moreover, there are designated areas for group camping and even a playground for children.

Reservations are accepted at Old Shady Rest camping area, making it easier for campers to secure a spot in advance. However, it is recommended to make reservations well in advance, especially during peak seasons. Speaking of seasons, the best time to visit this camping area is during the spring and fall months when the weather is milder and more enjoyable. Summers can get quite hot, and the campground tends to be busier during this time.

Exploring the surrounding nature is a highlight of visiting Old Shady Rest. The campground is located near the beautiful Mammoth Lakes area, offering stunning views and opportunities for activities like hiking, fishing, and mountain biking. Visitors should be aware of potential bear activity in the area and take necessary precautions to store food securely. Additionally, it is important to always adhere to fire safety regulations and be mindful of the campground's quiet hours to ensure an enjoyable experience for all campers. Get driving directions.


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Nearby Campgrounds

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Glass Creek 50 7,516 ft
Old Shady Rest 46 7,809 ft
Gull Lake 11 7,615 ft
June Lake 28 7,649 ft
Bald Mountain Springs 6 8,402 ft
Vermillion 32 7,663 ft
Oh Ridge 147 7,706 ft
Sagehen Meadows 9 8,385 ft
Camp High Sierra Numerous 8,133 ft
Soda Springs 29 7,690 ft
Hartley Springs 20 8,431 ft
Lake Mary 51 8,948 ft
Coldwater 75 9,000 ft
Sherwin Creek 85 7,551 ft
Pumice Flat 4 7,660 ft
Reversed Creek 16 7,674 ft
Minaret Falls 26 7,609 ft
Convict Lake 86 7,551 ft
Reds Meadow 56 7,659 ft
Pine City 10 8,937 ft
Devils Postpile 21 9,079 ft
Agnew Meadows 21 8,304 ft
Lower Deadman 15 7,782 ft
Pine Glen - Mammoth Lakes 18 7,773 ft
New Shady Rest 92 7,804 ft
Lake George 15 9,048 ft