The Best Camping in Mono County

Looking for the best camping in Mono County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Mono County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Mono County

  • Lee Vining, California

    Camp at Mono Lake

    5.0
    Many people visit Mono Lake for a quick photo opportunity of the South Tufa. When I discovered camping was allowed on the North side of the lake, I knew I had to experience it and share.You head East on Cemetery Rd. just North of Lee Vining. This road turns into a dirt road, which will require yo...
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  • Bishop, California

    Camp at Oh Ridge Campground on June Lake

    5.0
    Nestled along the shores of picturesque June Lake, is the Oh Ridge campground. Oh Ridge has access to the beach of June Lake via Pine Cliff Road, and the town of June lake as well as Gull Lake, Silver Lake, and Grant Lake are all within a short driving distance along the June Lake Loop.  Mammoth ...
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  • June Lake, California

    Explore June Lake

    4.7
    June Lake is a hidden gem in the Eastern Sierra, just north of Mammoth Lakes. June Lake is a quaint little lake with spectacular views. The neighboring town of the same name also boasts a brewery with tasty brews. For a truly unforgettable sunset, grab some brews and walk over to June Lake for th...
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  • Lee Vining, California

    Bloody Canyon Trail to Agnew Meadows

    25.84 mi / 6142 ft gain
    Bloody Canyon Trail to Agnew Meadows is a point-to-point trail where you may see wildflowers located near Lee Vining, California.
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  • Lee Vining, California

    Hike to Upper Sardine Lake

    Directions (from south of June Lake): 395 northTurn right onto the 158Keep right at fork onto Parker Lake Rd and go about 0.5 milesTurn right at first right and head all the way to the top until you hit a parking lot/camping ground/trail head From North of June Lake: 395 southTurn left at 158Keep...
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  • June Lake, California

    Hike the Gull Lake Loop

    2 mi / 108 ft gain
    Gull Lake trail is one of my favorite hiking spots in the June Lake Loop area. It is a very scenic trail that goes through varying terrains from meadows to marshes to aspen and conifer groves.  Trailhead starts at the Mono County Community Center and winds counter-clockwise around the lake to the...
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  • June Lake, California

    Donohue Pass via Rush Creek and John Muir Trail

    26.4 mi / 5686 ft gain
    Donohue Pass via Rush Creek and John Muir Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near June Lake, California.
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  • June Lake, California

    Silver Lake to Tioga Pass Rd

    20.33 mi / 5833 ft gain
    Silver Lake to Tioga Pass Rd is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near June Lake, California.
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  • June Lake, California

    Silver Lake to Thousand Island Lake Loop

    17.75 mi / 4183 ft gain
    Silver Lake to Thousand Island Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near June Lake, California.
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  • June Lake, California

    Gem Lake via Rush Creek Trail

    6.91 mi / 2313 ft gain
    Gem Lake via Rush Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near June Lake, California.
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  • Lee Vining, California

    Camp at Junction Campground, Mono County

    Junction campground is by far one of my favorite campsites when I am visiting the High Sierra and Tuolumne Meadows. The only downside is, you can only camp certain months; usually from June through October when highway 120 is open.  The Junction campground is far away from the crowds of Yosemite ...
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  • Tuolumne County, California

    Backpack the Lyell Loop

    31 mi / 5600 ft gain
    Start the hike at the Mono pass trail. You'll eventually take the fork towards Parker Pass a couple miles in. We tackled the trail in late spring, and it quickly became clear that there was still enough snow to make our lives difficult. As we climbed out of the Parker drainage, the trail essenti...
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  • Tuolumne County, California

    Backpack over Koip Peak Pass

    19 mi / 2500 ft gain
    This trip begins in Yosemite National Park and can be completed as an out-and-back or by hiking one-way to the Ansel Adams Wilderness and exiting at Silver Lake on the east side of the mountains. Start at the Mono/Parker Pass trailhead, a few miles past Tuolumne Meadows. Don't forget to make a pe...
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  • Lee Vining, California

    White Mountain via Sawmill Walk-in Campground

    6.7 mi / 1788 ft gain
    White Mountain via Sawmill Walk-in Campground is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Lee Vining, California.
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  • Lee Vining, California

    Twenty Lakes Basin and Saddlebag Lake Loop

    7.8 mi / 804 ft gain
    Twenty Lakes Basin and Saddlebag Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lee Vining, California.
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  • Lee Vining, California

    Conness and Cascade Lakes from Saddlebag Lake

    6.09 mi / 1070 ft gain
    Conness and Cascade Lakes from Saddlebag Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Lee Vining, California.
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