Area Status: Closed
Lewis Campground is located on the north shore of French Meadows Reservoir in a coniferous forest. Campground is in close proximity to the Granite Chief Wilderness.
7/31/14 Update: The water pipes are being repaired so there is a possibility there will be no working stand pipes from time to time. It is recomended that you bring some water jugs that you can fill at any of the other campgrounds nearby.
At a Glance
||Lake level low. Boat ramp not accessible.
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
$20 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
||May - Sept
Firearms or any other implements of destruction (including but not limited to bow & arrow and slingshots) are prohibited in this area;
camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
||Flush and Vault Toilets
Directions from Foresthill: Travel 36 miles east on Mosquito Ridge Road (forest road 96). and proceed to campground. The campground is located on the north shore of the reservoir.
Lewis Campground is located on the north shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 40 sites with tables and grills. There are toilets and potable water, as well as a boat launch. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.
Bear proof food boxes available; concrete boat launching ramp nearby; trailer dump station.
Western States Trail access