Tioga Lake Campground

nearest town: Lee Vining CA

part of: Inyo National Forest

A Forest Service Campground in the US 395 region.

Number of visits: 1

GPS: 37.9273,-119.2551

Bathroom: • Water: no

Elevation: 9,700 ft

The first campground after leaving Yosemite at Tioga Pass. You see the lake pretty much when you leave the park, and the campground is near where the lake level used to be before climate change and the LA Water Authority stole all the water. There is a spectacular view up the valley and some way down the valley.

It was full at 5:30 on a September Monday,

Most of the sites are paired up, their two parking places together then separate paths to the picnic table and tent area for each. Not the greatest for van living, although the parking spot net to #2 is good.

Spot keywords:
smallsceniccoldno privacylakemountainsroad noise

Some Att cellphone reception but not great.

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Notes on each visit (posted cost • senior cost):

September 28, 2017 ($22.00 • $11.00) September 28, 2017 ($22.00 • $11.00)

Finally, I score a site here! It's about a week before Fall Color madness, and I got here about 3:30, and three out of the ten sites are open. I scored the one in the edge, so I have van-door privacy, so I'm pretty happy.