Skillman Horse Campground is located along Hwy 20. Campground has corrals, hitching posts, and horse troughs available under large pines and cedars. Pioneer Trail accesses this campground and is popular among equestrians.
At a Glance
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 at www.recreation.gov
$24 Night for single unit
$48 Night for double unit
$300 for entire campground
No Potable Water
From Nevada City: Drive 14 miles east on Hwy 20 toward Truckee. Turn right into Skillman and make a left at the first road to reach the campground.
From I-80: Take Hwy 20 exit and drive 12 miles west toward Nevada City. Turn left into Skillman, make a left at the first road to reach the campground.
The Burlington Ridge Trail System can be accessed directly from the campground with no need to trailer to a trailhead. Four shared corrals are available, and some sites have hitching posts. Please remember to rake and bag your manure daily.