Lewis Campground


Area Status: Closed

Lewis Campground is located on the north shore of French Meadows Reservoir in a coniferous forest. Campground is in close proximity to the Granite Chief Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Postponed 2024 opening due to hazard trees.
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: $20 per site
  
Open Season: June - September
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Firearms or any other implements of destruction (including but not limited to bow & arrow and slingshots) are prohibited in this area;
camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Closest Towns: Foresthill
Water: Piped Water
Restroom: Flush and Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Directions from Foresthill: Travel 36 miles east on Mosquito Ridge Road (forest road 96). and proceed to campground. The campground is located on the north shore of the reservoir.

Access is through Foresthill, California. This campground is extremely remote and there are no services available. Please be sure to have a full tank of gas before traveling


General Notes:

Lewis Campground is located on the north shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 40 sites with tables and grills. There are toilets and potable water, as well as a boat launch. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

Bear proof food boxes available; concrete boat launching ramp nearby; trailer dump station.
Western States Trail access
 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 40 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=72074&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites of 40

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Swimming

Waterskiing

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.130564

  Longitude : 
-120.419198

  Elevation : 
5300