California Camping Areas

Reds Meadow

Reds Meadow is a picturesque camping area located in the state of California. Situated in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, this campground offers a range of amenities for campers to enjoy. The area features well-maintained restrooms, picnic tables, and fire rings, providing convenience and comfort during your stay. Additionally, potable water is available for campers, ensuring a hassle-free camping experience.

One important aspect to note is that reservations are accepted at Reds Meadow campground. It is advisable to make a reservation ahead of time, especially during peak seasons, to secure a spot at this popular camping destination. The campground is typically open from late June to early October, which allows visitors to enjoy the best time to visit – summer and early fall. During this time, the weather is generally pleasant, providing opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and exploring the nearby pristine lakes and waterfalls.

While the beauty of Reds Meadow camping area is unmatched, it is important for campers to be aware of a few things. Due to its location in a forested area, campers should take precautions to prevent encounters with bears by properly storing food and disposing of trash. Additionally, mosquitos can be quite prevalent during certain times of the year, so packing insect repellent is highly recommended. However, with the right preparation and care, Reds Meadow camping area promises a memorable and enjoyable camping experience for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike. Get driving directions.


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Pine City 10 8,937 ft
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Sherwin Creek 85 7,551 ft
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Gull Lake 11 7,615 ft
Mono Hot Springs 28 6,555 ft
Coldwater 75 9,000 ft
New Shady Rest 92 7,804 ft
Sample Meadow 13 7,828 ft
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