Area Status: Open
Silver Tip Group Campground is located on the southwest shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir and is adjacent to Woodcamp Campground. It is surrounded by pine and fir trees. Jackson Meadow Reservoir is a gorgeous high elevation lake with good fishing. Part of the Pacific Crest Trail cross on the east side of the reservoir. Snow pack determines when the campground opens.
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
||Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
$80 per site
||Must camp in designated campground in Jackson Meadow Recreation Area.
Restrooms, drinking water, picnic tables
Elevation: 6,100' 2 sites which can hold up to 25 people located on the southwest edge of Jackson Meadow Reservoir. This campground is located adjacent to Woodcamp Campground on the southwest shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Facilities include two 25-people group campsites, vault toilets, piped water, tables, stoves, and a campfire circle. The units are named Cove and Lakeside. There is a parking lot for RVs and trailers, and a service road to load and unload at the campground site. A boat ramp is located left of the Silvertip Group Camp entrance. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. Additional charge at campground for 3rd vehicle.
Tables and stoves; campfire circle; concrete boat launching ramp at Pass Creek campground; swimming nearby; accessible sites available.
Location: Jackson Meadow Reservoir
Parking lot for RV's and trailers.
From Bowman Lake: Continue on Bowman Lake Road until you reach the south shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir (about 5 miles on a rough road). Take the right fork to reach Silver Tip Group Campground.
From Truckee: Drive 17 miles north on Hwy 89. Turn left at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the south west shore of the reservoir.
From Sierraville: Drive 11 miles south on Hwy 89. Turn right at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the south west shore of the reservoir.