Friday, March 07, 2008

Registration under way for seasonal use of Camp High Sierra

LOS ANGELES – Registration is under way for summer use at Camp High Sierra, a City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks operated facility in the Mammoth Lakes area of the Sierra-Nevada Mountains.

Located 320 miles from Los Angeles, this scenic place is open during the summer for family camper, trailer, cabin, and tent camping. Amenities include tables and stoves at each campsite, hot showers, bathrooms, play areas for children, and a recreation lodge.

In addition to the facilities at Camp High Sierra, there are many picturesque spots in the area to visit and photograph. There are also opportunities in the Mammoth area to hike, swim, fish, bicycle, ride horses, and take overnight pack trips.

Fees to use the facility are $22 - $28 for a campsite, $40 - $45 for a cabin, with a dining hall/kitchen available for $85 per day. In addition, the town of Mammoth Lakes has levied a 13 percent occupancy tax that will be added to the fees.

Further details about Camp High Sierra are available on the Department of Recreation and Parks’ website For more information about the site or to register for a trip, call the Department’s Camping Section office at (213) 485-4853. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Jane Kolb: (213) 928-9294
Harvey Drut: (213) 928-9296

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