Open Year-round
Reservations possible?
RV Hookups
Potable water
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Diaz Lake Campground is a large year round campground located along the western edge of the Diaz Lake Recraetion Area.

Covering 80 acres of the scenic Eastern Sierra landscape about 3 miles south of the town of Lone Pine, Diaz Lake is a popular day use area located right next to Highway 395. The spacious campground contains 100 sites, including tent camping, RV sites, and group sites in several areas including lakeside and a shady tree-filled grove.

The entire campground is set just below the Eastern Sierra range and the Alabama Hills. Sites contain tables and fire rings, and firewood is available for sale at the park entrance.

Despite the large number of sites, the campground occupies a large area of space, so campers won't find themselves cramped together. However, aside from sites inside the grove area, there are no obstacles separating sites, so space is the ony privacy between campers.

The lake is open to motorized boats from May 15th-November (boat access requires an additional fee), which, along with the highway beside the park, may add a little bit of noise to your stay.

While the campground accommodates larger vehicles, there are no RV hookups available.

All information is contained at an info booth at the park's entrance, including a pay station. Park rangers are onsite throughout the peak season. Septic tank cleaning is available for a fee via a mobile serivce whose contact info is posted at the campground info board.

Water spigots (not guaranteed to work during the offseason) and vault bathrooms are located throughout the campground. There are no showers at Diaz Lake Campground.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)



Rarely full

Parking Pass

Camping fee

Price per night (basic site)

14.00 $ (11.75 €)


Large. Variety of camp sites. Excellent views.


No showers. Near highway.

Pets allowed

Allowed with Restrictions

Managed by

Inyo County Parks & Recreation


ADA accessible
Vault toilet
Firewood for sale
Boat ramp(s)
Big vistas
Family friendly
Dump stations
Picnic tables
Near lake or river
Covered picnic areas
Potable water



Total number of sites


Lodging type


Maximum trailer length

30.00 ft (9.14 m)


Nearby Lodging + Camping

Eastern Sierra + White Mountains Area, California
Eastern Sierra + White Mountains Area, California


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