Ahart Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Ahart Campground is located on the Middle American River and is near French Meadows Reservoir. Campground is close in proximity to Granite Chief Wilderness. It is surrounded by a coniferous forest.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 10/13/2015: Ahart campground is closed, but camping is still allowed for no fee. However the bathrooms have been closed and there is no running water, so please be sure to bring plenty of drinking water and pack-out ALL of your trash.
Reservations: Reservations can me made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777
Fees $20 per site
Open Season: May - Nov
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Firearms or any other implements of destruction(including but not limited to bow & arrow and slingshots) are prohibited in this area; camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Closest Towns: Foresthill
Water: River water source - purify before drinking
Restroom: Vault Toilet (4)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Foresthill: Drive 36 miles east on Mosquito Ridge Road (Forest Road 96). Campground is on Middle American River, 1 mile north of French Meadows Reservoir.

General Notes:

Bear proof food boxes available

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Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites12 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone