Mono Basin campgrounds closing for the season soon

As fall sets in, the campgrounds in the Mono Basin begin to close for the season.

Campgrounds open, with estimated closing dates:

  • Lundy Canyon (closing November 15)
  • Aspen (no water after October 3)
  • Lower Lee Vining (closing November 8)
  • Big Bend (closing October 3)
  • Ellery Lake (closing October 3)
  • Junction (closing October 3)
  • Saddlebag Lake Trailhead (closing October 3)
  • Tioga Lake (closing October 3)
  • Silver Lake (closing October 31)
  • Reversed Creek (closing October 17)
  • Gull Lake (closing October 17)
  • June Lake (closing October 17)
  • Oh Ridge (closing October 17)

Campgrounds closed already:

  • Saddlebag Lake
  • Sawmill Walk-in
  • Moraine
  • Aerie Crag
Saddlebag Lake Trailhead campground. Photo courtesy of James Kaiser.

Dispersed camping (camping outside of established campgrounds) is an option year-round in the Mono Basin. Check the map and guidelines at Camp Like a Pro for places where dispersed camping is allowed and the best practices to follow when dispersed camping.

Top photo by Elin Ljung.