White Cloud Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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White Cloud Campground is located right off of Hwy 20 in a nice wooded area.  Scotts Flat Resevoir is 6 miles from White Cloud Campsite.  Adjacent to the campground is Pioneer Trail used by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. Campground is available for both RV and tent camping (however, there are NO RV hookups or amenities, size restrictions on RV may apply).

At a Glance

Current Conditions: White Cloud Campground has experienced tree mortality and disease. In order to keep visitors safe, we have been removing dead & dying trees within the campground. We are cleaning up the area. Thank you for your patience. Tahoe National Forest
Operational Hours: Normally facility operates Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Operation may change depending on weather conditions. Contact Tahoe National Forest for current information at (530)265-4531.
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 - November 15
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Nevada City
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Flush and vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Nevada City:  Drive 12 miles east on Hwy 20 toward Truckee.  Turn right into White Cloud and take the right fork to the campground.


From I-80:  Take Hwy 20 exit and drive 14 miles west toward Nevada City.  Turn left into White Cloud and take the right fork to the campground.

General Notes:

Easy highway access
Close to Nevada City
Pioneer Trail access
Burlington Motorcycle Trail System nearby


Adequate parking

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