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Symmes Creek

Inyo National Forest

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Foothill Road Independence, CA 93526 760-876-6200 Official Website

GPS: 36.7376, -118.2649

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Overview of Symmes Creek

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads. Learn more: Boondocking 101

Pad Type dirt

Elevation 5,643 ft / 1,719 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Last reported 7/3/2020
“This campsite is closed”

Reviewed 7/3/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Overall Rating

But if you keep driving down foothill road there are more campsites near Symmes Creek. We found a spot right next to the creek with a small bathing pool. Lovely

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Fitzy would stay here again

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Caliente, CA 19' Gulf Stream Vintage Cruiser Dodge W3500
2 reviews

Reviewed 3/15/2020

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: NA
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Symmes Creek dispersed camping area is gated and closed off. No way to access. As of 3/14/2020


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