Spicer Reservoir Group Campground


Area Status: Open

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Timbered setting on the shore of Spicer Reservoir. Covered shelter with tables and group cooking area; fireplaces, primitive amphitheater, and parking for group use. Close to reservoir, however boat ramp is about a mile away.

Spicer Reservoir Group Campground is operated by Sierra Recreation Management. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4)
Reservations: Reservations for the group camp are taken beginning at 9:00am on Jan. 1 of each year. Contact Sierra Recreation Managers for group camp reservations at (209) 296-8895. Contact the Calaveras Ranger District at (209) 795-1381​ for questions about road damage and accessibility.
Best Season: Summer, early fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Emergency medical services available at the Arnold Medical Clinic in the Meadowmont Shopping Center in Arnold, or at Mark Twain St. Joseph's Hospital in San Andreas (Highway 49). Gas, groceries, and camping supplies are available in Arnold, Camp Connell, and Bear Valley.
Water: Potable
Restroom: Vault
Passes: Discount passes are not accepted at Spicer Reservoir Group Campground
Operated By: Sierra Recreation Managers

General Information

General Notes:
Directions:

9.3 miles southeast of Highway 4 on Spicer Reservoir Road (7N01).

Lat/Long: 38.402098, -120.001778

 


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Group Camping

Timbered setting on the shore of Spicer Reservoir. Tables, fireplaces, food preparation area, primitive amphitheater, and parking for group use. Close to reservoir, however boat ramp is about a mile away. May accommodate up to 50 feet for R.V.'s. For road conditions, contact the Calaveras Ranger District (209) 795-1381.

General Info:

General Notes
No. of Sites 7 - two sites have a maximum vehicle length of 28 feet.
Reservation Info Available by reservation only; call 209-296-8895. Reserve in early January for best availability.
Group Shelter Covered group cooking/eating area.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
38.402098

  Longitude : 
-120.001778

  Elevation : 
6,600 - 6,700 feet