Packsaddle Campground


Area Status: Open

Packsaddle Campground is surrounded by pine and fir trees with a view of the Sierra Buttes and alpine lakes. It is located 2 1/2 miles west of Gold Lake Highway on Packer Lake Road. There are 14 developed sites with piped water and vault toilets. Views of open meadows with wildflowers overlooking a ravine with mountains in the background. Views of granitic ridges and glacially serrated rock outcroppings. Campground has corrals and space for stock trailers. 

At a Glance

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: June 13 - October 15
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Closest Towns: Sierra City
Water: Hand pump
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Tahoe National Forest

General Information

Directions:

From Hwy 49 at Sierra City: Drive 4 1/2 miles to Bassett's Station. Turn left on Gold Lake Hwy. Continue for 1/2 mile to Packer Lake Road and turn left. Drive 2 1/2 miles to reach campground.

From 89 N to 49 N: Drive 13 miles headed west to Bassett's Station. Turn right on Gold Lake Hwy. Continue for 1/2 mile to Packer Lake Road and turn left. Drive 2 1/2 miles to reach campground.
 


General Notes:

Pack and saddle stock are permitted
Corrals available
Room for trailer and tent camping
 


Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 20 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=75425&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites None

Horse Camping

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Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.624722

  Longitude : 
-120.649988

  Elevation : 
6000