Area Status: Open
Jackson Creek Campground is located on the edge of Jackson Creek in a mixed conifer forest. Very remote campground with limited services. Road is very rough, rocky, and narrow. Surrounded by rocky cliffs and scattered pines.
At a Glance
||Open as of May 16, 2014.
||Vault Toilet (2)
From Nevada City: Take Hwy 20 east towards Truckee approximately 20 miles. Turn left on Bowman Lake Rd (Forest Road 18). First 8 miles are paved, next 3 miles are gravel (2 lanes), last 5 miles are very rough and road is one lane. Continue past Bowman Lake Campground to Jackson Creek Campground.
From I-80: Take Hwy 20 cutoff on I-80. Take Hwy 20 heading west toward Nevada City for approximately 5 miles. Turn right on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18). First 8 miles are paved, next 3 miles are gravel (2 lanes), last 5 miles are very rough and road is one lane. Continue past Bowman Lake Campground to Jackson Creek Campground.
Bear proof food boxes available
Pack-in/pack-out (no garbage receptacles)
Water: stream water source - purify before drinking
Number of sites: 14