Ice House Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Location: 23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50 then 11 miles north on Ice House Road (Forest Road 3) then 1.5 miles east on Forest Road 32.

Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROG) - These guides contains information, maps, and directions to assist you in enjoying your trip to the Eldorado National Forest.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: The campground is generally open between Memorial Day Weekend and mid-October. These dates are affected by snow conditions.
Reservations: CALL 1-877-444-6777, four days to 6 months in advance of your first night’s stay. WEBSITE: www.Recreation.gov. Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover accepted.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $22/ single site, $44/ double site. $14 overnight camp on the boatramp. There are also fees for parking at the day use area, dumping waste tank, pets, and wood is available for purchase from host.
Open Season: Memorial Day Weekend
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • Single units are limited to 1 vehicle and 6 people per site. Double units are 2 vehicles and 12 people.
  • An additional fee will be charged for extra vehicles if the parking spur will accommodate it.
  • Vehicle = Any equipment that is required to be licensed/registered. Includes RVs, trailers, cars/ trucks, boat/car trailer, motorcycle/atv, etc. Vehicles parked in a truck or on a trailer are not counted separately.
  • Please keep family pets on a leash at all times.
  • Use only dead and down wood for your campfires.
  • Check out time is 1:00 p.m.
Closest Towns: Pollock Pines, CA
Water: yes
Restroom: yes
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access passes are accepted for single family units. Give your Interagency pass number when making a reservation.
Operated By: American Land and Leisure
Information Center: Information for the Crystal Basin area is handled by the Pacific Ranger District at 530-647-5415 year-round and the Crystal Information Station east of Union Valley Reservoir on Ice House Road during the summer.

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Amenities

Boat ramp No fee for launching. Fee for parking.
Camping trailer Yes. see map for site numbers
Toilets Vault
Accessible Several accessible sites available.
Picnic tables Yes
Parking Yes
Tent camping Yes
Drinking water Tested
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.832236
  Longitude : 
-120.358054
  Elevation : 
5,500