Canyon Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Canyon Creek Campground is located on Canyon Creek in a mixed conifer forest. Very remote campground with limited services. Road is very rough, rocky, and narrow.

At a Glance

Reservations: No
Fees Free
Usage: Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

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 Jackson Creek Campground for 5 miles headed southeast on Forest Road 0843-037.

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 Jackson Creek Campground for 5 miles headed southeast on Forest Road 0843-037.


General Notes:

Water: Stream water source - purify before drinking                      

Limited parking
Bear proof food boxes available
Pack-in/pack-out (no garbage receptacles)                         


Parking:

Limited parking


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No. of Sites16 single site(s)
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