Big Pine Canyon

Big Pine Canyon

The Big Pine Canyon location is in , California
. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Big Pine Canyon facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Address
Inyo

California

Phone number
760-935-4339

Email
AliceA@camprrm.com

Campground information , California

Overview

Big Pine Canyon Recreation Area includes two group campground sites. Named for glaciers that can be seen at the end of the valley, Clyde Glacier Group Site and Palisade Glacier Group Site sit along Big Pine Creek.

Recreation

Fishing is a popular activity in the creek and nearby lakes. Climbers make use of the steep, glacier-carved canyon walls for excellent climbing opportunities.

The North Fork Trail climbs past waterfalls and zigzags through Jeffrey pine, manzanita and sage before it reaches Big Pine Lakes with views of Palisade Glacier, the largest glacier.

The South Fork Trail climbs to small lakes fed by glacial waters from Norman Clyde and Middle Palisade Glaciers, the southernmost glaciers.

Facilities

The Clyde Glacier standard campsite fits up to 25 guests. Parking includes two 35-foot and six 20-foot paved spaces. Palisades Glacier campsite is also paved and can accommodate 25 people for tent camping only.

Campfire rings and grills are provided.

Natural Features

Big Pine Canyon is heralded for having both the largest and southern most glaciers in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Palisade Glacier, the largest, sits above Big Pine Lakes. These impressive glacial lakes at around 10,000 feet elevation are the source of the North Fork of Big Pine Creek. The South Fork is bordered by the Palisade Crest with peaks over 14,000 feet and Middle Palisade Glacier, the southernmost glacier.

Nearby Attractions

The glaciers in the nearby John Muir Wilderness provide an exciting hiking destination. A commercial pack station is within close proximity for horse enthusiasts looking for an outdoor adventure. A general store, pay showers and pond fishing can be found at a nearby resort.

Frequently Asked Questions About Inyo , CA

How do I make a reservation with Big Pine Canyon?

To make reservations at Big Pine Canyon, you can call the office at 760-935-4339.

Where is Big Pine Canyon located?

The Big Pine Canyon is located at Inyo in ,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Big Pine Canyon have tent or RV camping?

Big Pine Canyon offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 760-935-4339 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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