Markleeville Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed

Located on Markleeville Creek, in the shade of Jeffrey pines and cottonwood trees.

Generally open late April through early September as weather and conditions allow.

At a Glance

Reservations: Not available
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: $18 Night for single unit
Open Season: April - September
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: No RVs longer than 24 feet Site 4 day use only, can accommodate up to 6 people on first come first served. Site typically has a lot of standing water year-round. California camp fire permit required
Closest Towns: Markleeville, California
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Carson City or Minden, Nevada:

1. Take Highway 88 approximately 14 miles to the junction with Highway 4/89 at Woodfords, California.

2. Turn left on Highway 4/89, proceed for approximately six miles to the Markleeville Campground entrance on the north side of highway (approximately 1/2 mile past the small town of Markleeville).

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single sites, 2 tent only sites, 8 RV sites
Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information Campfire ok with California camp fire permit
No. of Accessible sites None
Sleeping Shelter No

River and Stream Fishing

Available in the East fork of the Carson River.


Camping trailer: 8 sites - Up to 24 feet
Picnic tables: 8
Tent camping: 2 sites
Toilets: Vault (2)
Drinking water:

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