Meadow Knolls Group Camp

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Picnic table and fire rings for group campsite

Meadow Knolls Group Campground is located on Meadow Lake.  This is a beautiful high elevation lake at 7500 feet.  Enjoy the views  while boating, swimming or riding the nearby OHV trails.    It is a popular spot for off-highway vehicle enthusiasts. Two group sites with space for 25 people each are provided.  There are no hookups or showers at this campground. 

At a Glance

Fees $25 per site
$3 for extra vehicle
$1 for pets
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: PG&E

General Information

Directions:

From Truckee:  Travel north on Hwy 89 for 17 miles to Forest Service road 07. Turn left and travel west to the Meadow Lake turnoff. Turn left on Forest Service road 86 which becomes Nevada County Road 843 traveling south for approximately 10 miles. Most of the route is paved, but the last few miles are unpaved and becomes very rough.

 From Sierraville: Travel south on Hwy 89 for 11 miles to Forest Road 7.  Turn right and travel west to the Meadow Lake turnoff.  Turn left on Forest Road 86 which becomes Nevada County Road 843 traveling south for approximately 10 miles. Most of the route is paved, but the last few miles are unpaved and becomes very rough.


General Notes:

Elevation: 7,500', Sites: 2-25 person sites.  Each August, the base camp for the Sierra Trek 4x4 events are located at Meadow Lake. At 7,400 feet, it is one of the highest elevation lakes available by motor vehicle on the Forest. High clearance vehicles recommended. All campsites and group sites are first come-first serve. Access to Meadow Lake during snow season is via over-snow vehicles only.
 

Informal boat launch; handicapped accessible.


General Notes:

Elevation: 7,500', Sites: 2-25 person sites.  Each August, the base camp for the Sierra Trek 4x4 events are located at Meadow Lake. At 7,400 feet, it is one of the highest elevation lakes available by motor vehicle on the Forest. High clearance vehicles recommended.  Access to Meadow Lake during snow season is via over-snow vehicles only.
 

Informal boat launch; handicapped accessible.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

Each group site contains 5 picnic tables, a fire ring with barbeque grill and a vault toilet.  There is no water or garbage service on site.  An informal boat launch facility provides access to the lake.   There is a 2 night minimum stay requirement for weekends and a 3 night requirement for holiday weekends. 

Reservation info: Contact PG&E  www.pge.com/recreation or for additional information call (916) 386-5164 or 1-800-743-5000.

OHV Riding & Camping

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