Area Status: Open
The Upper Little Truckee campground is located on Highway 89, about 12 miles north of Truckee. The campground is situated on the banks of the Little Truckee River, at an elevation of 6,200 feet. A forest of lodgepole pine, aspen and juniper covers the area, offering partial shade. A few sites overlook the river. Fishing for rainbow and brown trout is a popular activity. The surrounding area offers hiking and biking trails. The campground offers 26 campsites each with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. There is also one group area within the facility that can accommodate up to 25 people.
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
||Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
$20.00 per family site, $66.00 for the group area
$5 for extra vehicle
||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 campfire and charcoal fires may not be allowed. Camping outside designated campsites is prohibited in this area.
||Sierraville 11.5 miles north or Truckee is located about 13 miles to the south
||National Parks and Federal Recreatonal Lands Passes are honored on all applicable fees.
Restrooms, selected campsites, and drinking water
From Sierraville: Drive 11 1/2 miles south on Hwy 89. Campground is on right and is along the Little Truckee River.
From Truckee: Drive 13 1/2 miles north on Hwy 89. Campground is on left and is along the Little Truckee River.
Number of sites: 26
Location: Highway 89 North on Little Truckee River between Truckee and Sierraville.