Cold Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Cold Creek Campground is located along Hwy 89, 4.5 miles south of Sierraville, CA.  The campground lies in a meadow between Cold Creek and Highway 89.  Jeffrey pine and white fir trees cover half the campground, while the other half is situated closer to the creek amoung cottonwoods, willow and aspen trees.  Cold Creek offers rainbow trout fishing and swimming.  Cottonwood Creek Botanical Trail and Overlook Trail both begin at nearby Cottonwood Creek Campground.    No water is available; bring your own supply or fill up at Cottonwood Creek Campground.

Lake Tahoe is close, only 35 mintues south.  Sardine Lakes and the Lakes Basin area is a 35 minute drive to the north.

At a Glance

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: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $16 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May - October
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers.  No off-road vehicle use in the campground. 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.  No water available; bring your own supply or fill up at Cottonwood Creek Campground.
Closest Towns: The closest services are 4.5 miles north at Sierraville.
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Federal Recreational Lands Passes are honored on 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 Sierraville: Drive 4 1/2 miles south on Hwy 89. Campground is on Cold Stream on right.

From Truckee: Drive 19 miles north on Hwy 89. Campground is on Cold Stream on left.

 


Parking:

Yes


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Campground Camping

The campground offers 13 single-family campsites each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring.  Vault toilets are provided. 

Reservation InfoThis 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/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71655&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites9 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Amenities

Camping trailer
Toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping