Woodcamp Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Woodcamp 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. There are 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 recreation area.

  A half-mile interpretive nature trail wanders through the campground.  A portion of the Pacific Crest Trail meanders along the east side of the lake. Hunting and biking are popular activities in the surrounding area.  Snow pack determines when the campground opens.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground services closed for winter. Re-open in spring 2015.
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 at www.recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
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: The camp store at Jackson Meadow is within walking distance of the campground.  A variety of camping and fishing supplies, ice, groceries and souvenirs are available.  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

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). Take the right fork in the road to Woodcamp Campground.

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 south 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 south west shore of the reservoir.


Accessibility:

Restroom, selected campsites and drinking water


General Notes:

Concrete boat launching ramp nearby
Swimming at nearby Woodcamp Picnic Site

Location: Jackson Meadow Reservoir


Parking:

Yes


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Campground Camping

There are 20 campsites at this facility with 10 having space for trailers.  There is piped water and both flush and vault toilets.  Activities and amenities include biking, boating, firewood vendor, fishing, hiking, camp host, hunting, interpretive trails, mountain biking, self pay station, and swimming. Elevation: 6100 feet.

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 20 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites Restroom, selected campsites and drinking water

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Amenities

Boat ramp No marina or fuel services. Popular lake for fishing, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking and windsurfing.
Camping trailer
Toilets
Accessible restroom, selected campsites and drinking water
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Parking
Tent camping
Interpretive Site Woodcamp Creek Interpretive Trail
Drinking water