Alpine meadow and forest, adjacent to Mokelumne River and near Mosquito Lakes. Good fishing in Pacific Creek and the Mokelumne River, good early season deer hunting. Vault toilets. 15 designated sites.
At a Glance
Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4)- Open, weather permitting. 1/2 price due to seasonal water shut-off. This campground is first-come, first-serve. Some campsites may be closed due to Hazard Trees.
No reservations, first-come, first-serve
$10.00 per night cash or check
Not recommended for trailers.
Emergency medical services available at the Arnold Medical Clinic in the Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold, or at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital in San Andreas (Highway 49). Gas station in Bear Valley. Groceries and camping supplies in Bear Valley and Lake Alpine. Public (fee) showers at Lake Alpine Lodge.
America the Beautiful passes accepted, reduces camping fee to $5.00 per night.
US Forest Service
Directions: 1/4 mile south of Highway 4 at Pacific Valley, midway between Lake Alpine and Ebbetts Pass.
Camping & Cabins
Alpine meadow and forest, adjacent to Mokelumne River and near Mosquito Lakes. Good fishing in Pacific Creek and the Mokelumne River, good early season for deer hunting. No drinking water, vault toilets.
Equestrians with horse trailers may camp at the southern end of the campground, near the trailhead.