Iris Meadow Campground

State: Northern California

Address 1: Between Red Mountain and Wheeler Crest.

Open: Seasonal

Elevation: 8405

County: Mono

Free: No

About: The majority of these campsites surround a small meadow and back up to Aspens and Willows. In late Spring wild Iris’ bloom along with other wildflowers in the meadow. A few sites are along Rock Creek. This campground is known for it’s peace and quiet.

Fees: $20 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Closest Towns: Crowley Lake (CA), Bishop (CA)

Water: Yes

Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Maximum stay 7 days. This is Bear Country. All food must be secured overnight and when not attended. Always keep a clean camp and do not feed animals, squirrels and rodents.

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions: From Bishop go 23 miles north on Hwy 395 to Tom’s Place. Turn south west on Rock Creek Rd and go approximately 5 miles to the campground on the right.