Southwest Walk-In Campground

Campsite at Southwest Walk-in Campground

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The Southwest campground is located on the east side of the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center parking area. A short walk along a paved walkway provides easy access to each site. The Mill Creek trail begins from the north side of the campground. Additional areas nearby include the Brokeoff Mountain trailhead, Ridge Lakes trailhead and Sulphur Works hydrothermal area.

Region

Southwest

Elevation

6700 feet

Season

Open year round, snow camping in winter

Reservations

First-come, first-served only

Fee

$16 / $10 (dry camping)

Number of sites

21

Maximum RV length

Tent camping only

Maximum trailer length

Tent camping only

Accessibility

N/A

Restrooms

Flush toilets available mid-October (Flush toilets available year-round in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center 24-hour vestibule)

Water

Potable water available until mid-October (Water available year-round in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center 24-hour vestibule)

Food storage

Metal food locker (more about food storage)

Dump station

No

Amenities

Cafe, gift shop (see operating hours)

Pets

Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Scheduled programs are offered at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, including evening programs at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee amphitheater adjacent to the campground.

Phone

Emergency phone

Recreation

Hiking, backpacking



Notes

  • Reservation cards may be posted by the park for park sponsored groups.
  • The walk-in is located adjacent to the parking area, and campsites are accessed via a short walk on a paved path.
  • RVs may park overnight in the campground parking lot. Fee applies.

Download the Southwest Walk-in Campground Handout

 
Southwest campground map
Southwest Walk-in Campground Map

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 100
Mineral, CA 96063

Phone:

(530) 595-4480
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