Big Meadows Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Location: 22 miles east of Georgetown on Wentworth Springs Road and 27 miles northeast on Forest Highway 2.

Big Meadows 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

Current Conditions: Closed until further notice
Operational Hours: The campground is generally open between May 15th and November1st. These dates are affected by snowfall.
Reservations: No Reservations. Sites are available on a first-come,
first-served basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10/ single site, $20/ double site. 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.
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • CAUTION: There are bears in the area. Please keep all foods, soaps, and garbage contained.
  • Do not feed the animals.
  • Please use the fire ring provided.
  • Please keep family pets on a leash at all times.
  • Use only dead and down wood for your campfires.
  • Please use the stove or fire ring provided and make sure your fire is dead out before leaving. Use only water, not soil.
  • Check out time is 1:00 p.m.
  • Check ahead. Campfires may not be allowed during fire restrictions.
Closest Towns: Georgetown, Ca
Water: Yes
Restroom: Yes
Passes: Interagency Senior and Access passes are accepted for single family units.
Operated By: USFS
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.

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Parking
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water