White Cloud Campground


Area Status: 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 22 - October 15
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Nevada City
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Flush and vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

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


Parking:

Adequate parking
 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

There are numerous opportunities for mountain biking located near the 5-mile House on Highway 20 (Pioneer Trail runs adjacent to the campgrounds).

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 45 single 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=70647&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites None

Day Hiking

OHV Trail Riding

At Chalk Bluff Trailhead

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.320878

  Longitude : 
-120.845690

  Elevation : 
4200

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing