Forbes Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Forbes Creek Group Campground is located on the southeast shore of Sugar Pine Reservoir in a cedar and pine forest overlooking the reservoir. It is near the North Fork of the American River with access to trails and swimming.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season
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 $132 per site
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: OHV use is not permitted in the Sugar Pine Complex, only the staging area.
Closest Towns: Foresthill
Water: Piped water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From I-80: Take 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. Take the left fork and drive 4 1/2 miles to boat ramp. Turn right and head up the hill about 7 miles.

General Notes:

Campfire circle

Trailer dump station

Location: Sugar Pine Reservoir


Central parking to accommodate recreational vehicles


Restrooms and Campsites

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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Fee charged for some activities
Accessible Restroom and Campsites
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A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing