Hampshire Rocks Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Hampshire Rocks Campground offers easy access from I-80 surrounded by mixed conifers, aspen, and dogwood. Enjoy swimming and fishing on the South Yuba River. Freeway noise can be heard. 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: Closed for the season
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
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Soda Springs
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From I-80 heading west: Take the Rainbow Road exit and cross to the south side of the freeway. The campground is on Hampshire Rocks Road.

From I-80 heading east: Take the Big Bend exit to Hampshire Rocks Road. Turn left on Hampshire Rocks Road and continue to the campground, on the right.

General Notes:

Reservations: yes

Number of sites: 31

Elevation: 5800

Trailer space available
Limited parking
Hiking trails to high elevation lakes nearby


Limited parking

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Accessible Accessible Limited
Camping trailer
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A Boy Fishing