A couple of the lodges in the county also provide camping on their properties, see below. Furthermore, Sierra County is the home of many amazing campgrounds, most on Tahoe National Forest Land. See below for maps and information.
Make campground reservations at WWW.RECREATION.GOV
or call 1-877-444-6777.
RESERVATIONS ARE MANDATORY.
The Fiddle Creek Campground near the North Yuba River bridge is easily accessed from Hwy 49 and has excellent river access.
Rocky Rest Campground is less developed but also offers access to the river for swimming and fishing. Many additional campsites are available throughout the area in a variety of settings and levels of access.
Loganville provides excellent camping facilities in an area with ample shade with dense oak and fir trees. There is a Loganville Highway Visitor Center & RV Dump Station on the north side of the highway.The Wild Plum Campground, located in the eastern end of Sierra City provides camping right on the beautiful Haypress Creek with lots of hiking trails nearby in addition to excellent swimming and fishing right from the campground.
|1 Carlton Flat||8 Indian Rock|
|2 Cal-Ida||9 Union Flat|
|3 Fiddle Creek||10 Loganville|
|4 Indian Valley||11 Wild Plum|
|5 Rocky Rest||12 Sierra|
|6 Convict Flat||13 Chapman Creek|
|7 Ramshorn||14 Yuba Pass|
The numerous campgrounds in this area offer several levels of amenities including boating, swimming, fishing, piped and stream water, camping stoves, travel trailer spaces, and sites for horse trailers. Imagine a place where you can have a whole lake to yourself on a summer’s night. That’s the Lakes Basin.
15 Snag Lake Campground
16 Packer Lake Picnic Ground
17 Diablo Camping Area
18 Packsaddle Camping Area
19 Berger Campground
20 Sand Pond Picnic Ground
21 Salmon Creek Campground
22 Sardine Campground
There are numerous campgrounds from Yuba Pass to Truckee along Highways 49 and 89. These campgrounds range from single sites to large group areas with parking lots that can accommodate horse trailers as well as snowmobile trailers. Some campgrounds are near rivers and streams; some are at the edges of alpine lakes; and some are tucked into the forest and meadow lands. Groups of up to 50 people can be accommodated at the Prosser Group Campground, which offers swimming and cooking stoves as well as space for trailers.
23 Cold Creek Campground
24 Cottonwood Campground
25 Bear Valley Campground
26 Upper Little Truckee Campground
27 Lower Little Truckee Campground
28 Sagehen Campground