Onion Valley Campground

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Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

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Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

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Overview

This quiet campground is set amidst breathtaking scenery of rugged mountain peaks, thick forests and waterfalls in the Onion Valley area of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Its location on the creek and proximity to the John Muir Wilderness make it a popular hub for hikers, anglers, photographers and those who want to relax in a peaceful, natural setting.

Recreation

Majestic scenery and challenging trails draw campers to the Onion Valley area for hiking and horseback riding. The campground is near Kearsarge Pass, Robinson Lake and Golden Trout Lakes Trailheads, which access several alpine lakes and mountain peaks within the John Muir Wilderness, as well as Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
The eastern Sierras are also known for exceptional trout fishing. From the campground, anglers can try for rainbow, brown, brook and Alpers trout in Robinson Lake and a nearby creek.

Facilities

The campground is tucked away near the end of Onion Valley Road. Campsites are private and primitive, and every site has a scenic view. Amenities include vault toilets, and bear-proof food storage lockers, which campers are required to use. Firewood is for sale on-site.

Natural Features

Situated at an elevation of 9,200 feet, the campground is surrounded by the towering peaks of the John Muir Wilderness and immersed in shrubs, lodgepole pine and aspens. Lovely wildflowers color the landscape in late spring and early summer. The campground is adjacent to a creek and lake.
The area is home to abundant wildlife, including black bear,which frequent the campground, mountain lions, mule deer, pine martin, pika and many species of fish and birds.

Nearby Attractions

Campers can enter the John Muir Wilderness, a land of lofty snow-capped mountains, deep canyons and vast expanses of glacially carved terrain, via nearby trails. Some trails lead into Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to the west.

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds


  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • Kearsarge Pass Trail to Kearsarge Lakes, CAInyo National Forest, CA
  • Golden Trout Lake Loop, CAIndependence, CA
  • Onion Valley, Kearsarge Pass, Forrester Pass, Shepherds Pass Backpacking Trip, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Junction Meadow Via Kearsarge Pass and Bubbs Creek Trails, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Mount Gould Trail, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Onion Valley to Charlotte Lake Trail, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Vidette Meadow Trail, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Onion Valley Campground to Flower Lake, CAInyo National Forest, CA
  • Bubbs Creek Trail, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Mount Tyndale Trail, CAKings Canyon National Park, CA

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