Spicer Reservoir and Spicer Group Campgrounds

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Timbered setting on the shore of Spicer Reservoir. Tables, fireplaces, food preparation area, primitive amphitheater, and parking for group use. Close to reservoir, however boat ramp is about a mile away.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Calaveras Ranger District - Open.
Reservations: Camping is on a first come - first served basis.  Reservations are taken for the Group Camp Only. Reservations for the group camp are taken beginning at 9:00am on Jan. 1 of each year. Contact Sierra Recreation Managers at (209) 296-8895.
Fees $24 for individual site; $140.00 for group site.  6 people/2 vehicles per campsite.  $5 for an additional car.
Closest Towns: 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, groceries, and camping supplies are available in Arnold, Camp Connell, and Bear Valley.
Water: potable
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Sierra Recreation Managers

General Information

Directions: Nine miles southwest of Highway 4 on Spicer Reservoir Road.

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

Timbered setting on the shore of Spicer Reservoir. Tables, fireplaces, food preparation area, primitive amphitheater, and parking for group use. Close to reservoir, however boat ramp is about a mile away. May accommodate up to 50 feet for R.V.'s. For road conditions, contact the Calaveras Ranger District (209) 795-1381.

Group Camping

Spicer Reservoir offers low-speed boating (boat launch available), and excellent fishing, hiking, and equestrian opportunities. The northern arm of the lake, adjacent to the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness, is managed for non-motorized recreation (canoe and kayak) opportunities.

Reservation InfoAvailable by reservation only; call 209-296-8895. Reserve in early January for best availability.
Group ShelterCovered group cooking/eating area.
No. of Sites7 - two sites have a maximum vehicle length of 28 feet.
Status: Open