Sagehen Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Sagehen Campground is a remote, rustic campground along Sagehen Creek approximately seven miles west of Highway 89 North. It is adjacent to a beautiful meadow with shade provided by lodgepole pine. Prepare for mosquitos in the early camping season. Not suitable for large RVs. Rough native surface roads in campground. Accessible vault toilet. Picnic tables and fire rings provided. Elevation: 6500 feet.

No water or trash services provided. Pack it in, pack it out

Directions:  From Truckee take Highway 89 North for approximately eight miles to Sagehen Summit. Take a left onto 260 Road and go approximately 0.10 mile to four-way intersection. Continue on 260 Road (middle road, not to field station) for approximately 1.5 miles. Take a left onto 11 Road for approximately three miles. At bottom of paved hill, take a left at Sagehen Campground sign. Campground will be on the right in approximately 0.5 mile.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No services. Pack it in, Pack it out.
Reservations: No reservations available, first come-first serve.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Free
Open Season: May/June depending on snow - October
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Camping and campfires outside designated campground are prohibited in this area.
Closest Towns: Truckee
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Truckee Ranger District, 10811 Stockrest Springs Road, Truckee, CA 96160 (530) 587-3558

General Information

General Notes:

Elevation: 6500 

Pack-in/pack-out (no garbage receptacles)

Number of sites: 10



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Campground Camping

There are 10 undeveloped campsites at this facility.  There are vault toilets. The only water source is creek water - purify before drinking.

Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites None

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Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping