Sardine Campground


Area Status: Open

Sardine Campground is located 1 and 1/2 miles north of Bassetts on the Gold Lake highway and 1/2 mile south west on the Sardine Lake Road. It has 29 campsites- 15 have space for trailers. There is vault toilets and piped water. Sardine Campground is located in a lodgepole pine forest with  Sardine Lake nearby for fishing and swimming.  This area offers an abundance of beautiful high mountain lakes surrounded by scenic rugged granitic ridges and glacially serrated rock outcroppings. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No Fees, No Services
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777), or on-line at www.recreation.gov
Fees: $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 22 - September 6
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Closest Towns: Sierra City
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Tahoe National Forest
Information Center: Swimming at nearby Sand Pond
Bear proof food boxes available
Boat rentals available at Sardine Lake Lodge

General Information

Directions:

From Hwy 49 at Sierra City: Drive 4 1/2 miles to Bassett's Station. Turn left on Gold Lake Hwy. Drive 1 1/2 miles north on Gold Lake Hwy and take a left on Sardine Lake Road. Continue for 1/2 mile until reaching campground.

From 89 N to 49 N: Drive 13 miles headed west to Bassett's Station. Turn right on Gold Lake Hwy. Drive 1 1/2 miles north on Gold Lake Hwy and take a left on Sardine Lake Road. Continue for 1/2 mile until reaching campground.


Recreation Map

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Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 23 single site(s), 2 double site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75429&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites None

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Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.620

  Longitude : 
-120.615

  Elevation : 
5800

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing