Hampshire Rocks Campground


Area Status: Closed

Hampshire Rocks Campground offers easy access from I-80 surrounded by mixed conifers, aspen, and dogwood. Enjoy swimming and fishing on the South Yuba River. Freeway noise can be heard. Campground is available for both RV and tent camping (however, there are NO RV hookups or amenities, size restrictions on RV may apply).

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Normally facility operates Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Operation may change depending on weather conditions. Contact Tahoe National Forest for current information at (530)265-4531.
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
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 26 - October 15
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Soda Springs
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From I-80 heading west: Take the Rainbow Road exit and cross to the south side of the freeway. The campground is on Hampshire Rocks Road.

From I-80 heading east: Take the Big Bend exit to Hampshire Rocks Road. Turn left on Hampshire Rocks Road and continue to the campground, on the right.


General Notes:

Reservations: yes

Number of sites: 31

Elevation: 5800

Trailer space available
Limited parking
Hiking trails to high elevation lakes nearby


Parking:

Limited parking


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 30 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 www.recreation.gov
No. of Accessible sites None

Day Hiking

Loch Leven Trail & Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) are nearby

Backpacking

Loch Leven Trail and Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) are nearby

Swimming

Amenities

Camping trailer:
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking:
Toilets:
Fee charged for some activities:
Accessible: Accessible Limited
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.310266

  Longitude : 
-120.498092

  Elevation : 
5800