Snake Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

During the winter season campground remains open with no snow plow or other services.

Snake Lake is located in the Meadow Valley area off of Bucks Lake road and boasts shady lakeside campsites for tents, RVs, OHVs and horses.  the multi-use campsite has 17 sites; 8 of them with corrals for equestrian campters.  There are no hookups.  Horses are allowed overnight in equestrian campsites only.

Activities include fishing, hiking horseback riding on OHV trails and non-motorized boating. Snake Lake is not recommended for swimming.

 During winter months there is no snowplow service and water and restrooms shut down. There is no garbage service at Snake Lake Campground. Please remember to "Pack it in, Pack it out".

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No Fee; first come, first served.
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: In winter there are no snowplow services.
Closest Towns: Quincy, approximately 7 miles.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: USFS

General Information

General Notes:

During the winter season campground remains open with no snow plow or other services.

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Horse Camping


17 campsites are in the multi-use campground for all campers; 8 sites have  corrals for equestrian campers.  Horses allowed overnight in equestrian campsites only.  Watering horses at lake edge is prohibited for safety reasons.  Water may be bucketed for horses at the spillway.  Remove or scatter manure from the corrals and campsites.  Please use "weed-seed-free-feed or pellets for horses. 

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Picnic tables
Toilets vault
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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