Faucherie Group Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Faucherie Group Campground is a spectacular site at the edge of Faucherie Lake surrounded by rocky cliffs and boulders.  There are two 25 person units with tables, fire rings/grills and bear proof food lockers. There are vault toilets and garbage service.The road to access the campground is very rough, rocky, and narrow. Low clearance vehicles and trailers are not recommended.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Contact Nevada Irrigation District 530-265-5302 Alternate route through the town of Washington off Hwy 20, proceed on Forest Service Road 21 to the Meadow Lakes County Road 843 to Bowman Lake.
Reservations: Reservations are made through Nevada Irrigation District (NID) (530) 265-5302 www.scottsflatlaake.net
Fees $72.00
Usage: Light
Water: Stream water source - purify before drinking
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Nevada Irrigation District

General Information

General Notes:

Bear proof food boxes available
Pack-in/pack-out (no garbage receptacles)


Directions:

From Nevada City: Take Hwy 20 east towards Truckee approximately 20 miles. Turn left on Bowman Lake Rd (Forest Road 18). First 8 miles are paved, next 3 miles are gravel (2 lanes), last 5 miles are very rough and road is one lane. Continue past Jackson Creek Campground for 4 miles on Forest Road 122-80. Road is very rough.

From I-80: Take Hwy 20 cutoff on I-80. Take Hwy 20 heading west toward Nevada City for approximately 5 miles. Turn right on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18). First 8 miles are paved, next 3 miles are gravel (2 lanes), last 5 miles are very rough and road is one lane. Continue past Jackson Creek Campground for 4 miles on Forest Road 122-80. Road is very rough.

From Hwy 89 North: Take the turn onto Forest Road 7 (Little Truckee Summit). Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir.  Turn onto County road 956 and follow for approximately  3 miles. Turn right onto County road 843 (Meadow Lake Road) and follow for approximately 2 miles. At this point the road becomes very rough and rocky, low clearance vehicles and trailers are not recommended. Turn left onto County road 843-037 (Just past Jackson Creek Campground) and follow for approximately 2 miles until you reach Faucherie Group Campground. 


Parking:

Limited parking
 


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.427948

  Longitude : 
-120.569437

  Elevation : 
6160

 

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