Findley Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Findley Campground is located on the west shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir. It is surrounded by pine and fir trees. Jackson Meadow Reservoir is a gorgeous high elevation lake with good fishing. The reservoir offers excellent opportunites for boating, canoeing, water skiing, swimming, and fishing.  Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout.  A boat ramp and designated swim beach are located within the Woodcamp Recreation Area. 

A half-mile interpretive nature trail wanders through the adjacent Woodcamp Campground.   Hunting and biking are popular activities in the surrounding area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Fire restrictions in effect.  Wood and charcoal fires limited to designated campgrounds only.  Keep campfires small and ensure they are fully extinguished before retiring for the night or leaving the area.
Reservations: 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 www.recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle An additional $2 per day fee is charged for reservations during Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.
Open Season: June - October
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: All camping must be within designated campsites in Jackson Meadow Recreation Area.  Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers.  Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.
Closest Towns: A camp store is within walking distance of the campground.  A variety of camping and fishing supplies, ice, groceries and souvenirs are available there.  The next closest services are in Sierraville, 11 miles north from Hwy 89 or Truckee, 17 miles south from Hwy 89.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush Toilet
Passes: Federal Recreational Lands Passes are honored on all applicable fees.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Sierraville Ranger District, 317 South Lincoln Street, PO Box 95, Sierraville, CA  96126   (530) 994-3401

General Information

Accessibility:

Restrooms and limited number of campsites.  Access from vehicle to camspite requires assistance.  


Directions:

From Bowman Lake: Continue on Bowman Lake Road until you reach the south shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir (about 5 miles on a rough road). Continue on to west shore on Forest Road 7.

From Truckee: Drive 17 miles north on Hwy 89. Turn left at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the west shore of the reservoir.

From Sierraville: Drive 11 miles south on Hwy 89. Turn right at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the west shore of the reservoir.
 


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Campground Camping

There are 14 campsites at this campground with some available for trailers.  There is piped water and flush toilets.  Elevation: 6100 feet.  Activities and amenities available include: firewood vendor and self pay station.  Within 1 mile is beach access, boat ramp, boating, fishing, general store and swimming.

Reservation Info 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
No. of Sites 15 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites Restrooms and a limited number of campsites.  Access from vehicle to campsite requires assistance.

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Accessible Restrooms and limited number of campsites. Access from vehicle to camspite requires assistance.
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Interpretive Site Woodcamp Creek Interpretive Trail
Drinking water