Ponderosa Cove Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Location: 16 miles east of Georgetown on Wentworth Springs Road.

Group Camping 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: The campground is generally open between April 15th and November 1st. These dates are affected by snowfall.
Reservations: Sites are available by reservation and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $75/ group of 75 people. There are also fees for extra vehicle, pets, and wood is available for purchase from host. 5 vehicle spurs and a parking area for 10 vehicles.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
  • Please check with the campground attendant or entrance board before setting up your camp.
  • Please keep family pets on a leash at all times.
  • 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
  • Check out time is 1:00 p.m.
Closest Towns: Georgetown, Ca
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access passes are accepted for single family units.
Operated By: American Land and Leisure
Information Center: Georgetown Ranger Station, 530-333-4312
7600 Wentworth Springs Road, Georgetown, CA 95634. TTY 530-333-5511. Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

General Information


16 miles east of Georgetown on Wentworth Springs Road.

General Notes:

Picnic Area at Stumpy Meadows Boat Ramp

Boat Ramp/Boarding Dock at Stumpy Meadows Reservoir
(no water-skiing is allowed, 5 m.p.h. speed limit).

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Boat ramp
Picnic tables Group grill and fire ring
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water
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