Airport Flat Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Location: 23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50 then 24 miles north on Ice House Road (Forest Road 3), and 3 miles north on Forest Road 33. Sites are arranged into pods to accommodate groups of 15 – 25 people.

Airport Flat Campground Recreation Opportunity Guide (ROG) - This guide contains information, maps, and directions to assist you in enjoying your trip to the Eldorado National Forest.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in time is 2:00 p.m. Check out time is 1:00 p.m.
Reservations: No Reservations. Sites are available on a first-come,first-served basis.
Rentals & Guides: None
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees No fee.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • There is no piped water at the campground. Water from the creek is available but should be boiled before using. Water quality testing is not performed on open water sources.
  • Please keep family pets on a leash at all times.
  • All food must be stored in the Bear Boxes.
  • Use only dead and down wood for your campfires.
  • Make sure your fire is dead out before leaving.
  • Check ahead. Campfires may not be allowed during fire restrictions. 
  • Please limit OHV use within the campground to entering and exiting for access to local trails. Any person operating an ATV on public lands must wear a proper safety helmet. (CVC 38505). No operator of an ATV shall carry a passenger when operating on public lands. (CVC 38506). 
  • No person shall operate, transport, or leave standing any off-highway vehicle without proper Green Sticker registration. (CVC 38020).
Closest Towns: Pollock Pines, Ca
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault
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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Activities


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Campground Camping

Fees: None
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Fishing

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Hiking

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Amenities

Camping trailer Yes
Toilets Vault
Accessible Yes
Tent camping Yes
Drinking water No water system. Bring your own.