Campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin
There are over 20 campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin that include municiple, state, federal and privately run facilities. You can make reservations for Forest Service campgrounds including Nevada Beach, Fallen Leaf, Bayview, Meeks Bay, Kaspian and William Kent by following the direct links below. Links for campgrounds operated by other entities are also provided. If you have any questions about how to make reservations or need more information, call (530) 543-2694, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Forest Service campgrounds within the Lake Tahoe Basin have a 14-day limit per calendar year, with the exception of Luther Pass, Blackwood Canyon and Watson Lake campgrounds, which has a seven day limit. Read more about camping restrictions at http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3837593.pdf. There is also a limit of six people, per campsite
To reserve your campsite, visit http://www.recreation.gov.
*All fees are subject to change
Be aware that firewood can harbor insects and diseases that threaten valuable forest resources. Transporting firewood can move these pests to new locations. Visit http://firewood.ca.gov/ to read more.