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
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