Boca Rest Campground

Area Status: Open

5/3/24: Camp open, but only non-potable water available and trash service.

The campground offers single-family sites, with a few located right along the waterfront. Most sites are fairly exposed with little to no shade, but are well-spaced, providing for plenty of separation between sites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/3/24: Camp open, but only non-potable water available and trash service.
Reservations: Sites are available to reserve at six months in advance. 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $20 per site
Open Season: May 24 - October 14
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: You may stay up to 14 nights during a visit at this campground. 
Closest Towns: Truckee, CA
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Interstate 80, take the Hirschdale exit. Drive north on Hirschdale road about 3 miles to the campground. 

General Notes:

Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, swimming, fishing, OHV access, and abundant hiking opportunities. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 29 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
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

OHV Trail Riding

Scenic Driving

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized





Interpretive Site: Near Historic Boca Townsite Accessible Interpretive Trail
Camping trailer: Yes
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Fee charged for some activities: Camping
Toilets: Vault
Parking: Yes
Accessible: Vault toilets. Several campsites native surface, level terrain.
Drinking water: Potable

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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