Rucker Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Rucker Lake

This is a PG&E lake/campground on the Tahoe National Forest.  Car-top launch for kayaks and boats.  There is no boat ramp at the lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: PG&E website at http://recreation.pge.com/home.asp
Reservations: Reservations  recreation.pge.com or 916-386-5164
Fees $15 per site, 7 sites
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Nevada City
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: PG&E

General Information

Directions:

From Nevada City: Take Hwy 20 east towards Truckee approximately 20 miles.  Turn left on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18).  Go approximately 4 miles. Turn right onto road 18-006 (You will see a sign for "Liahona").  Stay to the right until you reach the parking area.

From I-80: Take the Hwy 20 cutoff on I-80 and head west toward Nevada City for approximately 5 miles.  Turn right on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18).  Go approximately 4 miles. Turn right onto road 18-006 (You will see a sign for "Liahona"). Stay to the right until you reach the parking area.  


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.357732

  Longitude : 
-120.652105

  Elevation : 
5462

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing

 



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