Area Status: Open
Faucherie Group Campground is a spectacular site at the edge of Faucherie Lake surrounded by rocky cliffs and boulders. There are two 25 person units with tables, fire rings/grills and bear proof food lockers. There are vault toilets and garbage service.The road to access the campground is very rough, rocky, and narrow. Low clearance vehicles and trailers are not recommended.
At a Glance
||Attention: FAUCHERIE Campground will no longer be hosted on Recreation.gov as management of the facility has changed. Existing reservations will be honored. For future reservations, please contact the Nevada Irrigation District at 530-265-5302
||Stream water source - purify before drinking
||Nevada Irrigation District
Bear proof food boxes available
Pack-in/pack-out (no garbage receptacles)
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 4 miles on Forest Road 122-80. Road is very rough.
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 4 miles on Forest Road 122-80. Road is very rough.
From Hwy 89 North: Take the turn onto Forest Road 7 (Little Truckee Summit). Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Turn onto County road 956 and follow for approximately 3 miles. Turn right onto County road 843 (Meadow Lake Road) and follow for approximately 2 miles. At this point the road becomes very rough and rocky, low clearance vehicles and trailers are not recommended. Turn left onto County road 843-037 (Just past Jackson Creek Campground) and follow for approximately 2 miles until you reach Faucherie Group Campground.