Pass Creek Campground
Pass Creek Campground is located on the northeast shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir and provides a wide range of recreational activities including boating, canoeing, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking and hunting. Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout. Visitors are awarded beautiful views of the Sierra Crest and English Mountain. The campground lies in a dense stand of pine and fir trees. A designated swim beach is nearby. Utility hookups, showers and telephone service are not available at this location. This facility is operated and maintained by the Nevada Irrigation District.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Please contact NID at (530) 265-5302|
|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,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking|
|Fees:||$24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle An additional $2 per day fee charged for reservations during Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends.
|Open Season:||May 28 - October|
|Restrictions:||All camping must be in designated campsites in Jackson Meadow Recreation Area. Bears frequent the area, all food must be kept in approved containers. Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time all campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.|
|Closest Towns:||The closest services are available in Sierraville, 11 miles north from Hwy 89 or Truckee, 17 miles south on Hwy 89.|
|Passes:||Federal Recreational Lands Passes are honored on all applicable fees.|
|Operated By:||Nevada Irrigation District|
|Information Center:||This facility is operated by Nevada Irrigation District, 1036 West main Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 265-8861.|
From Bowman Lake: Continue on Bowman Lake Road until you reach the south shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir (about 5 miles on a rough road). Continue on to North Shore on Forest Road 7.
From Truckee: Drive 17 miles north on Hwy 89. Turn left at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the north east shore of the reservoir.
From Sierraville: Drive 11 miles south on Hwy 89. Turn right at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the north east shore of the reservoir.
Restrooms, selected campsites and drinking water
There are numerous Forest Service roads available to mountain bikes within the Jackson Meadow reservoir region.
The campround offers 30 campsites (15 have space for trailers) each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Activities and amenities found at this location include a boat ramp, boating, canoeing, dump station, fishing, food storage lockers, grills, hiking, camp host, hunting, mountain biking, and swimming.
|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 http://www.recreation.gov|
|No. of Accessible sites||Restrooms, selected campsites and drinking water|
Lake and Pond Fishing
See also Jackson Meadow Reservoir under the "fishing" activity.
Big Game Hunting
Small Game Hunting
Boating - Motorized
Boating - Non-Motorized
|Fee charged for some activities:|
|Accessible:||Restrooms, selected campsites and drinking water|
|Boat ramp:||No marina or fuel services available. Popular lake for waterskiing, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and windsurfing.|