Area Status: Open
Pass Creek Campground is located on the northeast shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir and provides a wide range of recreational activities including boating, canoeing, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout. Visitors are awarded beautiful views of the Sierra Crest and English Mountain. The campground lies in a dense stand of pine and fir trees. A designated swim beach is nearby.
The campround offers 30 campsites (15 have space for trailers) each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Within the campground facility is a boat ramp, beach access, dump station, food storage lockers, and camp host.
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
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$24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle An additional $2 per day fee charged for reservations during Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.
All camping must be in 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 all campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.
The Camp Store at Jackson Meadow is located on the west side of the reservoir, near the Woodcamp Recreation Area. A variety of camping and fishing supplies, ice, groceries and souvenirs are available. The next closest services are available in Sierraville, 11 miles north from Hwy 89 or Truckee, 17 miles south on Hwy 89.
The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes are honored on all applicable fees.
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 North 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 north east 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 north east shore of the reservoir.
Restrooms, selected campsites and drinking water
Concrete boat launching ramp
Bear proof food boxes available
Swimming at nearby Aspen Picnic Site
Space for trailers
Trailer dump station
Location: Jackson Meadow Reservoir