Sardine Campground is located 1 and 1/2 miles north of Bassetts on the Gold Lake highway and 1/2 mile south west on the Sardine Lake Road. It has 29 campsites- 15 have space for trailers. There is vault toilets and piped water. Sardine Campground is located in a lodgepole pine forest with Sardine Lake nearby for fishing and swimming. This area offers an abundance of beautiful high mountain lakes surrounded by scenic rugged granitic ridges and glacially serrated rock outcroppings. Due to below freezing temperatures, the system has been winterized and water is no longer available as of 10/03/2016.
At a Glance
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777), or on-line at www.recreation.gov
$24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Swimming at nearby Sand Pond
Bear proof food boxes available
Boat rentals available at Sardine Lake Lodge
From Hwy 49 at Sierra City: Drive 4 1/2 miles to Bassett's Station. Turn left on Gold Lake Hwy. Drive 1 1/2 miles north on Gold Lake Hwy and take a left on Sardine Lake Road. Continue for 1/2 mile until reaching campground.
From 89 N to 49 N: Drive 13 miles headed west to Bassett's Station. Turn right on Gold Lake Hwy. Drive 1 1/2 miles north on Gold Lake Hwy and take a left on Sardine Lake Road. Continue for 1/2 mile until reaching campground.
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75429&topTabIndex=CampingSpot