Giant Gap Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Giant Gap Campground is located on the north west shore of Sugar Pine Reservoir. This campground is set in a cedar and pine forest overlooking the reservoir, which provides opportunities for swimming, fishing, kayaking and boating under 10 mph. It is near the Foresthill OHV Trails, but riding out from the campsites is not allowed.

For information on the campgrounds contact the American River Ranger District at (530) 367-2224

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closing October 31
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
Area Amenities: Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets
Fees $24/single site (6 people), $48/double site (12 people), $72/triple site (18 people) Dump Station open on Sundays from 11am-1pm, $6. Dump station may be available on demand. Please contact campground hosts. $5 for extra vehicles
Open Season: - October 31
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: OHV use is not permitted in Sugar Pine Complex, only in staging area
Closest Towns: Foresthill, CA
Water: Piped Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From I-80: Take the Foresthill Road exit for 17 miles to the town of Foresthill.  Continue on the road for 9 miles to Sugar Pine Road.  Turn left and continue on Sugar Pine Road for 9 miles and take a right on the first road after the Sugar Pine Recreation Area sign.  Travel 1 1/2 miles to the campground.


Restrooms, several campsites and paved trails

General Notes:

Fire rings
Double and triple sites available
Trailer dump station

Bear Lockers in each site

Location: Sugar Pine Reservoir


Restrooms, several campsites and paved trail

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Fee charged for some activities
Accessible Restrooms, several campsites and paved trail

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A Boy Fishing