Campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin

Campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin are generally open from mid-May through mid-October. Tahoe Valley and Zephyr Cove campgrounds are open year-round.  

You can make reservations for Forest Service campgrounds including Nevada Beach, Fallen Leaf, Bayview, Meeks Bay, Kaspian and William Kent by following the links below. Links for campgrounds operated by other entities are also provided. If you have any questions about how to make reservations or need more information, call (530) 543-2600, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Forest Service campgrounds within the Lake Tahoe Basin have a 14-day limit per calendar year, with the exception of Luther Pass, Blackwood Canyon and Watson Lake campgrounds, which have a seven day limit. There is also a limit of six people, per campsite. Read more about Lake Tahoe camping regulations at http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3837593.pdf.

To reserve your Forest Service campsite, visit http://www.recreation.gov.

 

*All fees are subject to change

Campground
Name

Operated By Icon Fee Site Icon Hook-Ups Available Icon Recreational Vehicle Dump Station Available Icon Showers Available Icon Drinking Water Available Icon Flush Toilets Available Icon Boat Launch Available Icon Swimming Nearby Icon Leashed Pets Allowed Icon

North Shore

Tahoe State Recreation Area
(530) 583-3074

CSP

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Lake Forest
(530) 580-6279

TC

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East Shore

Zephyr Cove
(800) 238-2463 or (775) 589-4907

FS

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Nevada Beach
(775) 588-5562

FS/Tahoe Recreation

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South Shore

Campground by the Lake
(530) 542-6096

SLT

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Tahoe Valley Campground
(530) 541-2222

Priv

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KOA
(800) 562-3477 or (530) 577-3693

Priv

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Camp Richardson Resort
(800) 544-1801 or (530) 541-1801

FS

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Fallen Leaf
(530) 544-0426

FS/Tahoe Recreation

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Bayview
(530) 544-0426

FS/Tahoe Recreation

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Camp Shelly
(925) 373-5700

FS/
LARPD

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West Shore

D.L. Bliss State Park
(530) 525-7277

CSP

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Eagle Point
(530) 525-7277

CSP

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Meeks Bay
(530) 583-3642

FS/Tahoe Recreation

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Meeks Bay Resort
(877) 326-3357 or (530) 525-6946

FS

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Sugar Pine Point State Park
(530) 525-7982

CSP

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Kaspian
(530) 583-3642

FS/Tahoe Recreation

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William Kent
(530) 583-3642

FS/Tahoe Recreation

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Campground Name

Operated By Icon Fee Site Icon Hook-Ups Available Icon Recreational Vehicle Dump Station Available Icon Showers Available Icon Drinking Water Available Icon Flush Toilets Available Icon Boat Launch Available Icon Swimming Nearby Icon Leashed Pets Allowed Icon

 



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Acronym

Explanation

CSP

California State Parks.  For reservations, please visit www.reserveamerica.com.

FS

Campground is on National Forest land and is operated through a special use permit.

FS/Tahoe Recreation

Campground is on National Forest land and is operated by Tahoe Recreation, a division of California Land Management, through a special use permit.  Tahoe Recreation campgrounds may be reserved up to 180 days prior to the first day of the reservation.  For reservations, please visit www.recreation.gov.

LARPD

Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
(925) 373-5700

Priv

Privately Owned and Operated

SLT

City of South Lake Tahoe

TC

Tahoe City Public Utility District